Courts (page 7)

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    “They discredited the entire Indiana judiciary.”

    That’s what the Indiana Supreme Court said about three lower court judges who were involved in a brawl at an Indianapolis White Castle last spring. The South Bend Tribune has the story: Three Indiana judges … have been suspended without pay after the Indiana Supreme Court determined…
    Jon Guze, November 22, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Public schools face problems. Which one’s the worst? Terry Stoops sifts through survey data for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze tackles the American Bar Association’s controversial role in the federal judicial confirmation process. Clark Neily of the Cato Institute explains why he’s fighting…
    Mitch Kokai, November 22, 2019
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    Unanimous N.C. Appeals Court panel reverses lower court, rules against McCrory appointee

    A unanimous, all-Democratic three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has ruled against David Prickett, the Office of State Human Resources employee who’s been targeted for dismissal ever since Democrat Roy Cooper replaced Republican Pat McCrory as governor. An administrative law judge had ruled in Prickett’s favor and…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2019
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    Unanimous N.C. Appeals Court panel rules in favor of Revenue Department in fight with TV reporter

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a trial-court ruling favoring the N.C. Revenue Department in its public-records dispute with a Charlotte TV reporter. Reporter Nick Ochsner has been fighting the state Revenue Department in court since 2016. Ochsner accused the department of failing…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2019
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    A case that could clarify Second Amendment rights

    Mark Overstreet writes for the Federalist about a case that could help clarify constitutional gun rights. In April, in Worman v. Healey, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, on appeal from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, upheld Massachusetts’ ban on…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the prospects of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning a law in North Carolina blocking corporations from giving members legal advice. The Daily Journal explains how upcoming N.C. Supreme Court decisions could help people make decisions in the state’s 2020 elections.
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2019
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    Another Conservative Judge Is Deemed “Unqualified” by the ABA

    The American Bar Association (ABA) has been known to give conservative judges lower ratings than liberal judges. That truth was prominently on display last week when the ABA issued a letter to the Senate Judicial Committee holding that Lawrence VanDyke is “not qualified” to serve on the United…
    Brenee Goforth, November 8, 2019