Constitutional Law

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online about a panel discussion highlighting the negative impact of social justice activism on N.C. higher education. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how a recent court decision should help keep Gov. Roy Cooper in his lane.
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
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    An Effusive Review of Neil Gorsuch’s New Book

    The book is A Republic If You Can Keep It, and, in his recent review, the usually acerbic Michael Greve is full of praise: Justice Gorsuch has collected some of his speeches, excerpts from law review articles, and extracts from some of his written opinions, all…
    Jon Guze, December 7, 2019
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    Supreme Court’s latest gun-rights case produces interesting admissions

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details interesting elements of this week’s U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments about gun rights. The lawyer defending New York City in a Second Amendment case on Monday admitted to the Supreme Court that the city’s gun restrictions had no impact on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 5, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Court of Appeals ruling against Gov. Roy Cooper in a dispute with the General Assembly over control of federal block grants. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the changing face of health care.
    Mitch Kokai, December 4, 2019
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    Unanimous Appeals Court rules against Cooper in latest dispute with General Assembly

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s ruling against Gov. Roy Cooper in his ongoing legal dispute with state legislative leaders. In this case, appellate judges agreed that the General Assembly has full control over use of federal block grant funds,…
    Mitch Kokai, December 3, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is pursuing the governor’s office next year. Meanwhile, multiple candidates from both major parties are pursuing Forest’s job. Rick Henderson discusses recent developments in the lieutenant governor’s race for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti analyzes Democratic presidential candidates’ plans…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2019
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    National Review not heading to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Editors at National Review Online explain their disappointment with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that hits close to home. We are disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up our appeal in the case of National Review Inc. v. Michael E. Mann, and we can…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
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    Janus wants his money back

    Yuichiro Kakutani reports for the Washington Free Beacon on Supreme Court victor Mark Janus‘ latest courtroom battle. The Illinois man who won a landmark Supreme Court case that struck a blow against government unions is back in court fighting to recover the money seized from his paychecks,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 26, 2019