Monday, July 23, 2012

Presidential Political Contributions at Stanford 94305

Thus far in 2012, political donations from faculty, staff, and students residing in Stanford University's 94305 zip code housing total $99,230 for President Barack Obama and $4,500 for Governor Mitt Romney (data available at OpenSecrets.org).

Hoover fellows and staff residing in campus housing have not yet donated to either campaign in 2012.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Roberts Rules of Precedence

When it's convenient to invoke precedence (stare decisis) to justify a ruling, do so.  Disregard precedence when it's not.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Roberts Rules of Jurisprudence

1.  Study political science.  It's more important than the constitution.

2.  Keep a thesaurus handy.

3.  Define your terms broadly.

4.  Use logic and evidence as you find them suitable to reach your conclusion.  If necessary, simply assert your conclusion.