Courts (page 2)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that both Charlotte and Research Triangle Park are joining the pursuit of a new Amazon headquarters. The Daily Journal explores the growing gulf between the language of the U.S. Constitution and court-determined constitutional law.
    Mitch Kokai, September 12, 2017
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    Pushing to end judicial gridlock

    Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon reports on efforts to move President Trump’s judicial nominations forward. Conservative activists are accusing Senate Democrats of hypocrisy for holding up the nominations of a number of President Donald Trump’s appointees to the federal bench. Carrie Severino, a former clerk for…
    Mitch Kokai, September 8, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State government regulations are blocking a Charlotte-based makeup artist from opening a new school. Rick Henderson details her efforts to fight the overly burdensome regulations during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Roy Cordato explains why President Trump is wrong to blame online shopping giant…
    Mitch Kokai, September 8, 2017
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    Court allows Texas voter ID measure to move forward

    Diana Stancy Correll reports for the Washington Examiner on a court ruling allowing Texas to proceed with voter ID requirements. A federal court of appeals voted 2-1 on Tuesday to stay a lower judge’s ruling preventing Texas from implementing a revised version of its voter ID law. In…
    Mitch Kokai, September 7, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on experts’ concerns about overly burdensome occupational licensing rules. The Daily Journal analyzes the N.C. Supreme Court’s response to a political tug of war between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, September 7, 2017
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    Leef addresses the Subway footlong case

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column tackles the U.S. Court of Appeals’ take on a class-action lawsuit involving footlong Subway sandwiches. Judge Diane Sykes wrote the court’s opinion in the case, In re Subway Footlong Sandwich Market and Sales Practices Litigation. For Americans who dislike the abuse of legal process,…
    Mitch Kokai, September 5, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Supreme Court’s review of cases dealing with redistricting and the power struggle between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly. The Daily Journal highlights one case in which “efficiency gap” analysis produces absurd results that no…
    Mitch Kokai, August 29, 2017
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    N.C. Supreme Court affirms ruling favoring former Greensboro police chief

    In a 5-2 ruling, the N.C. Supreme Court has affirmed the state Appeals Court’s opinion favoring a former Greensboro police chief in his legal battle with the city. Former Chief David Wray had been suing the city for “substantial litigation expenses.” A trial court had ruled in favor of the…
    Mitch Kokai, August 18, 2017