Courts (page 5)

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    Barrett’s protection of the Constitution

    Stephanie Taub explains at the Daily Signal how Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy helps preserve the U.S. Constitution. Modern debates over judicial nominees, to our great national shame, seem to feature more attacks on the person than sincere deliberation about his or her professional credentials. Missing is…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020
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    Radical left criticizes Democratic senator for not attacking Barrett

    Jonathan Tobin writes for the Federalist about one disappointing result of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings. It turns out Democrats aren’t as forgiving of elderly politicians as we might have thought. After several months of doing their best to ignore former Vice President Joe Biden’s declining…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Federal taxpayers cannot afford another bailout of state and federal governments. Joseph Coletti explains why during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze highlights questions N.C. voters should ask about the state’s three state Supreme Court elections this fall. Kent Lassman of the Competitive…
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on questions surrounding the residency of a Wake County judicial candidate. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal questions COVID-19 case numbers in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the history of separation-of-powers disputes in North Carolina. A second report highlights a federal judge’s decision to block N.C. absentee ballots that lack a witness’s signature. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains that North Carolinians are unlikely to get back…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2020
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    GOP hopes Supreme Court nomination will help at the polls

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner highlights Republicans’ hopes for a political boost from the confirmation hearings surrounding Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Republicans are hopeful that this week’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will help them turn the page on President Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2020
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    Democrats try to redefine ‘court packing’

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon details Democrats’ latest attempt to rewrite the English language. In the face of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s seemingly inevitable confirmation to the Supreme Court, leading Democrats are offering a novel definition of “court packing” as many party faithful push for adding…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2020
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    Rebutting a key line of attack against Barrett

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online tackles a core Democratic Party criticism of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Democrats are continuing their disingenuous strategy of framing Judge Amy Coney Barrett as President Trump’s stealth weapon, being rushed onto the Supreme Court by Republicans in order to kill Obamacare in…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2020