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Is Perdue’s Executive Order Unconstitutional?

As I have discussed, Governor Perdue issued an executive order creating a commission made up of special interests and political and partisan insiders to identify three potential judges, one of whom the Governor is required to nominate, when a judicial vacancy occurs. Is this executive order constitutional?  It isn’t a simple issue, but I believeContinue Reading

Liberal Special Interests to Pick Judges

There’s an effort driven by the North Carolina Bar Association to try and eliminate the election of judges and replace it by having liberal special interest groups pick judges. As I have written, there was a constitutional amendment (SB 548) proposed to do this, but fortunately it hasn’t gone anywhere. In the interim, Governor PerdueContinue Reading