Courts (page 6)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis is one of the federal lawmakers seeking a probe of governing bodies in the Olympics sex abuse scandal. The Daily Journal highlights a state three-judge panel’s decision to choose the legal process over partisan gamesmanship…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2018
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    Federalist Society panel tackles pros, cons of competing judicial selection models

    As North Carolina continues to grapple with the best way to select judges for the state’s courtrooms, the Federalist Society is adding more information to the debate. N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin moderated an hourlong panel discussion on the issue for the Federalist Society’s Triangle Lawyers Chapter. The…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2018
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    N.C. magistrate’s fate attracts national attention

    Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the bill for N.C. taxpayers resulting from a recent dispute over magistrates and same-sex marriage. A federal judge ruled that North Carolina wrongfully forced a magistrate to resign over her religious beliefs. Gayle Myrick left her position as a magistrate…
    Mitch Kokai, February 9, 2018
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    Leef urges Supreme Court to kill regulatory agency

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to rid the world of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 2010 was a bad year for the Constitution. Not only did Congress saddle us with the misnamed Affordable Care Act, which has caused a legal war over its…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Supreme Court’s consideration of two cases involving the constitutional role of the appointed State Board of Education. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal probes Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s curious about-face on the issue of separation of powers between his office…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2018
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    Supreme Court justices on civility

    Melissa Quinn reports for the Washington Examiner on recent pleas for civility from members of the U.S. Supreme Court. Along with the president, justices on the Supreme Court on at least two separate and unrelated occasions in as many weeks spoke to the need for civility. Justice Neil…
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The Triangle made the cut as Amazon narrowed its list to 20 potential sites for a second corporate headquarters. Rick Henderson discusses the pursuit of Amazon’s HQ2 during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Dan Way explains how new solar energy projects are pitting neighbor against…
    Mitch Kokai, February 2, 2018
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    Potential suit against DOJ over Mueller investigation

    Kerry Picket of the Daily Caller reports on possible legal action stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign and “Russian collusion.” Witnesses subpoenaed by Congress to answer questions about alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign now say they want to explore…
    Mitch Kokai, January 26, 2018