Category: Banality of Evil

  • Stanford and the Loss of Innocence

    I don’t much care what standard Stanford University uses to decide whether to expel students accused of sexual assault. The issue doesn’t get my blood pumping. If Stanford chooses “a preponderance of the evidence” and other schools follow a higher standard (“clear and convincing evidence,” or even “beyond a reasonable doubt”), potential Stanford students are […]

  • Shame on You, Brett Ligon

    Here, they have a party for the assistant District Attorney …. They have cake and cookies and speeches, lots of clapping and back slapping, and then, a gold coin is given to that prosecutor to memorialize their “Queen for a Day” status. The prosecutor is given a gold coin to hang on their wall and […]