Courts (page 214)

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    Would you buy a used car from this man?

    Thanks to CNN’s Political Ticker, we now can see John Edwards‘ mug shot.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Michael Lowrey’s latest Carolina Journal Online report documents a recent N.C. Supreme Court decision that extends the attorney-client privilege to third parties in some cases. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the factors that will influence President Obama’s re-election bid in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2011
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    Expunging Nonviolent Offenses by Minors

    After being heard in the House’s Judiciary B Subcommittee, Senate Bill 397 Expunge Nonviolent Offense by Minor is now one step closer to becoming law. This bill, which was already passed through the Senate, allows for delinquency for Class F or lower felony offenses to be expunged from one’s record…
    Kristin Szafranski, June 14, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Gov. Beverly Perdue and the Republican-led General Assembly aren’t alone in haggling over state education spending. Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning wants a say in the debate as well. Terry Stops explains why in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson discusses the latest…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2011
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    Appeals Court sides with state foresters in battle with DENR linked to overtime pay

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court ruling and ruled in favor of state foresters seeking overtime pay from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. In other opinions released this morning from the state’s second-highest court: A three-judge…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2011
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    Barone examines the legal fight over ObamaCare

    Michael Barone explores for the Washington Examiner‘s “Beltway Confidential” whether the 2010 federal health care law is constitutional. (North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders argue the answer is no.) But even if the Eleventh Circuit reverses Judge Vinson’s decision, there is another challenge…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2011
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    In case you missed him …

    Rick Henderson earned some air time on NBC’s “Today” show this morning. He shared his concerns about the federal indictment of John Edwards:…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2011
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    NBC’s Today show to feature Rick Henderson interview Monday morning

    The nation’s top-rated network morning television show will feature Monday an interview with Carolina Journal‘s managing editor. The “Today” show sought Rick Henderson’s input for its lead segment on the federal criminal indictment of former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential contender John Edwards. Henderson questioned the federal government’s decision to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2011