Category Archives: Courts
In an unsigned opinion in the case of Wind v. City of Gastonia, the N.C. Supreme Court affirmed today an opinion from the N.C. Court of Appeals that Gastonia city government is required to allow a city employee access to records of complaints filed against him. Among other opinions released today, a 3-3 split onContinue Reading
A 13-year-old lawsuit filed against N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper could be heading to trial in April. Rick Henderson analyzes the latest developments in the case during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops examines the latest teacher turnover data for North Carolina, and you’ll hear highlights from a recent news conference nearContinue Reading
Among the new opinions released this morning from the N.C. Court of Appeals: A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial-court ruling favoring a state Highway Patrol trooper in his efforts to overturn his dismissal for violating the Patrol’s “truthfulness” policy, A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial-court ruling favoring a teacher in a dispute overContinue Reading
Remember when President Obama justified U.S. Senate Democrats’ controversial step of ending filibusters for presidential appointments by saying “over the past five years, we’ve seen an unprecedented pattern of obstruction in Congress that’s prevented too much of the people’s business from getting done. … Today’s pattern of obstruction just isn’t normal”? Kevin Hassett of theContinue Reading
If you’re having a hard time keeping track of the various lawsuits left-of-center advocacy groups have filed against North Carolina’s new election law, the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hopes to help with a new website, NCVotingCases.org. NCICL’s Jeanette Doran discusses the site and the cases it documents during the next edition of Carolina JournalContinue Reading
Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about the April trial date set in a 13-year-old libel lawsuit against N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that recently adopted policies in North Carolina have not had the negative economic impacts liberal critics had predicted.