Courts (page 2)

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    Supreme Court to Rule on Major Issues as Term Winds Down

    Nicholas Rowan of the Washington Examiner highlights key cases the U.S. Supreme Court will address in the weeks ahead. As the Supreme Court wraps up its spring term, the justices are preparing to weigh in on a series of hot-button issues, including healthcare, voting laws, and college athlete…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2021
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    Supreme Court Urged to Take Up Another Union Dues Case

    Graham Piro of the Washington Free Beacon details the latest court fight against mandatory union dues. A railway worker is petitioning the Supreme Court to stop unions from forcing members and nonmembers to fund union political lobbying against their will. The worker asks the Court to draw on…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2021
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    Court-Packing Advocates Ramp Up Rhetoric

    Carrie Campbell Severino writes for National Review Online about the latest misguided pleas for Democrats to expand the U.S. Supreme Court. Now that the Supreme Court has granted review in New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Democratic politicians and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    A new Carolina Journal Opinion highlights a Carteret County lawsuit asking courts to declare that the COVID-19 emergency is over in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2021
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    Chief Justice Newby’s Task Force To Look at Childhood Traumas That Push Kids Into Court

    One of my childhood friends was a boy who lived down the street. At the time I didn’t understand why his personality changed whenever we entered his house to play. Outside his house, or inside mine, he was a talkative and happy kid who was wicked smart. Inside his house,…
    Donna Martinez, May 21, 2021
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    Harvard Makes Dubious Claims in Defending Race-Based Admissions

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon highlights Harvard’s inconsistent arguments in favor of its disputed admissions process. Harvard University this week urged the Supreme Court to reject a challenge to its affirmative action policies, but its brief is more likely to aggravate the conservative majority than pacify…
    Mitch Kokai, May 21, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the return of live music performances. Andy Jackson’s CJ Opinion explains why unnecessarily delaying elections denies voting rights. Jessica Thompson’s CJ Opinion explains why her clients are still fighting Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive orders.
    Mitch Kokai, May 21, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    A new CJ Opinion highlights an important win for property rights in the N.C. Court of Appeals. Luke Stancil’s CJ Opinion labels North Carolina’s election redistricting process a model for the nation.
    Mitch Kokai, May 18, 2021