Courts (page 7)

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    One right-of-center columnist who finds Justice Kennedy indispensable

    Michael Brendan Dougherty explains at National Review Online why he believes U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy plays a critical role in government today. I’ve started to think that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may be the one man preventing the United States from political breakdown. Now, let…
    Mitch Kokai, January 25, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina’s opposition to a planned partnership between UNC Health Care and Carolinas HealthCare System. Rick Henderson explains why the likelihood of legal challenges should prompt state lawmakers to think twice about major changes to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 25, 2018
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    Don’t Be Evil? In Ironic Twist, Google Steps All Over Its Own Motto

    Fascinating piece by our Jon Guze, director of legal studies, who analyzes a lawsuit filed by a former Google employee who was fired. Take, for example, the collection of posts from Google’s in-house message boards attached to the complaint as Exhibit B. Here are a few examples (out of…
    Donna Martinez, January 18, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a judicial expert’s new report suggesting that North Carolina’s current system of partisan elections is the best way to select the state’s judges. Jon Guze’s Daily Journal questions Google’s commitment to its motto: “Don’t be evil.”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a bill designed to “throttle” North Carolina’s costliest regulations. The Daily Journal questions whether the U.S. Supreme Court will accept lower courts’ plans to have outside experts — called “special masters” — draw North Carolina’s new legislative and…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2018
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    Trump’s most enduring legacy

    The Economist sets the noise aside and focuses on President Trump’s impact on the federal judiciary. AMERICA’S judges are supposed to be above party politics and yet are often appointed by politicians and then asked to rule on disputes that can sway elections. On January 9th federal judges…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2018
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    A ‘judicial rebellion’ decried

    Tom Trinko of the American Thinker raises concerns about activist judges who are unwilling to let President Trump exercise his constitutional role. We are witnessing a treasonous rebellion by leftist judges who are declaring the last election null and void. At the core of these traitors’ arguments is…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2018
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    Supreme Court could give states more leeway to clean up voting rolls

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller assesses the U.S. Supreme Court’s response to a case involving Ohio’s efforts to keep its voter rolls up to date. The Supreme Court hinted it may allow states more flexibility to remove registered voters from state rolls during a lively argument on…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018