Courts (page 7)

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    Taking No Chances

    The National Law Journal has a report about a Miami criminal defense lawyer who is taking no chances with COVID-19: When Miami criminal defense attorney Samuel J. Rabin Jr. got out of his car and began walking down the street in a full hazmat suit, gloves, respirator…
    Jon Guze, July 11, 2020
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    Trump and faithless electors

    Rob Crilly of the Washington Examiner reports that President Trump’s supporters cheer a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Christopher Suprun, a Texas Republican, could not bring himself to vote for his party’s nominee when he exercised his duty as a member of 2016’s Electoral College. Lingering questions about…
    Mitch Kokai, July 9, 2020
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    Here’s What’s Up With N.C. Bowling Alleys

    On Tuesday, July 7, N.C. Business Court Judge James Gale issued a preliminary injunction that would allow for the reopening of bowling alleys across the state. Carolina Journal’s John Trump reports: Cooper on June 25 extended his moratorium on bars and gyms for three more weeks. Businesses such as restaurants…
    Brenee Goforth, July 9, 2020
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    Preliminary Injunction Allows Bowling Alleys to Reopen

    Read the preliminary injunction below. Learn more about the injection and what this could mean for North Carolina in Carolina Journal here.
    Brenee Goforth, July 7, 2020
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    The Espinoza ruling and educational freedom

    Neal McCluskey argues in a Washington Examiner column that there’s more to educational freedom than winning the Espinoza case in the U.S. Supreme Court. School choice advocates are in pretty good moods right now. The Supreme Court ruled that if a state has a school choice program, it…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    An imaginary defense from the chief justice

    Kyle Smith of National Review Online puts words in Chief Justice John Roberts’ mouth. I know that some of you are calling attention to how, when the liberals have five votes without me, I sometimes let forth a mighty roar denouncing the irreparable harm to our constitutional fabric,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    National Review editors say good riddance to Blaine Amendments

    Editors at National Review Online praise a U.S. Supreme Court ruling with significant implications for school choice. It took a century and a half, but the Supreme Court finally rejected the Blaine amendments. The Court’s decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is a victory for religious…
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2020
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    Forest v. Cooper officially filed

    Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper. The Republican Forest and the Democrat Cooper face each other in the 2020 gubernatorial election. This action is about the rule of law. That the chief executive must follow the law is as old as the idea…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020