Courts (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the latest developments in North Carolina’s long-running Leandro school-funding lawsuit. John Hood’s latest CJ Opinion argues the state’s liquor business should be private.
    Mitch Kokai, March 17, 2021
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    Courts punt on final election challenge

    Bob Anderson writes for the Federalist about a final verdict in the legal battles surrounding the 2020 presidential election. On Monday, without comment, the Supreme Court ended the last of the 2020 election cases, rejecting Trump v. Wisconsin Election Commission in a one-line order. It was a quiet…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2021
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    Chinese dissidents fight donor disclosure

    Graham Piro of the Washington Free Beacon explains why opponents of the communist Chinese government are taking an argument to the U.S. Supreme Court. Chinese dissidents are urging the Supreme Court to strike down a California law aimed at cracking down on nonprofits and dark money groups, saying…
    Mitch Kokai, March 10, 2021
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    Martin Center’s Leef notes Supreme Court’s chance to protect campus free speech

    George Leef’s latest Martin Center column focuses on a U.S. Supreme Court case that could have important implications on college campuses. Over the last 30 years, federal courts have consistently ruled that restrictive speech codes and minuscule free speech zones on college campuses violate the First Amendment. So, why…
    Mitch Kokai, March 3, 2021
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    Cruz tries to thwart Democrats from packing court

    Bronson Stocking writes at TownHall.com about Sen. Ted Cruz’s plans for protecting the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats are no longer hiding their disdain for the high court. Democrats openly admit to hostile court-packing plans. … … Most concerning, President Biden has created a commission to study possible reforms…
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2021
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    Supreme Court ducks election cases

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist criticizes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear cases related to the 2020 election. On Feb. 22, the Supreme Court refused to hear two 2020 election-related appeals, falling one vote short of the four needed for the high court to agree to…
    Mitch Kokai, February 24, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Cooper targets private bars with COVID-19 restrictions

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s concerted campaign against the state’s private bars. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a Greenville bar owner’s court fight against Gov. Roy Cooper’s shutdown order. John Trump’s CJ Opinion urges Cooper to stop talking about priorities and to take real action to reopen schools and businesses.
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2021