Constitutional Law (page 8)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a big win to school choice supporters. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why N.C. policymakers should say no to targeted tax breaks.
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
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    Cooper’s self-defeating mask mandate

    Here is Cooper's decision matrix. One of the squares is a clear winner for freedom and self-determination in a state that boasts of being "First In Freedom." But there's also one that offers nothing but submission to the autocrat. Guess which one Cooper chose?
    Jon Sanders, June 25, 2020
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    Supreme Court has another chance to address Second Amendment issues

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the U.S. Supreme Court’s next opportunity to address gun-rights issues. In 2013, Lori Rodriguez called San Jose police to her home because her husband was having a mental health crisis and making violent threats. Seven years later, she is petitioning…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal that online information about COVID-19 testing often differs from N.C. government guidelines. The Daily Journal credits one N.C. judge who recognizes the importance of sticking to the limits of his job.
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
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    Panning the Supreme Court’s Second Amendment silence

    Amy Swearer writes for the Daily Signal about the U.S. Supreme Court’s disappointing disinterest in important Second Amendment cases. When the Supreme Court earlier this spring dismissed a New York gun case from its docket without ruling on the merits, disappointed Second Amendment advocates still had high hopes.
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2020
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    How Supreme Court rulings could hurt Trump’s re-election bid

    James Antle explains in a Washington Examiner column why this week’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings could hurt President Trump’s re-election campaign. A major new Supreme Court decision on gay rights could demoralize social conservatives ahead of the presidential election and deflate a key argument for why they should…
    Mitch Kokai, June 18, 2020
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    Magical thinking at the Supreme Court

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online pans a key ruling this week from the nation’s highest court. Justice Gorsuch’s reasoning is, of course, impeccable: If you wouldn’t fire a woman for wearing a dress, you can’t fire . . . well, wait: The transgender ideology insists that a…
    Mitch Kokai, June 18, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of social distancing. The Daily Journal highlights the latest court case generating opposing opinions from the two candidate for N.C. Supreme Court chief justice.
    Mitch Kokai, June 16, 2020