Category Archives: Courts
C.J. Ciaramella reports for the Washington Free Beacon on a federal judge’s blistering denouncement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s response to a Freedom of Information Act request. A federal judge rebuked the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday for discriminating against a conservative group, saying the agency was either lying or apathetic in its response toContinue Reading
The latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek focuses on the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit that heads today to the U.S. Supreme Court for oral arguments. Joshua Green spotlights one particularly interested person who has bucked the trend of remaining silent about the possible implications of the plaintiffs winning King v. Burwell. AContinue Reading
A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has rejected arguments from Grant Hayes, the Wake County man convicted in 2013 of first-degree murder in the death of Laura Ackerson, the mother of Hayes’ two children. You might remember this case from its grisly details. Authorities say Hayes and his wife killed Ackerson,Continue Reading
This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Terry Stoops about the controversy surrounding a redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. history course. Jon Guze’s Daily Journal focuses on a court ruling that challenges the N.C. Department of Transportation’s use of the state Map Act.
George Leef’s latest Forbes column focuses on Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s recent speech in praise of a more than 100-year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision: Lochner v. New York. Saying anything good about Lochner among the vast majority of American lawyers and judges is like telling a group of college history professors that Calvin Coolidge wasContinue Reading
Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute devotes his latest National Review Online column to the U.S. Supreme Court’s second crack at Obamacare. Given the possibility that the case could punch a very large hole in the health-care law’s implementation, it has unsurprisingly been the subject of much commentary and analysis. Unfortunately, most of that commentaryContinue Reading