Courts (page 7)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Twenty years after the N.C. Supreme Court issued its first ruling in the Leandro school funding lawsuit, two recent developments suggest the case might be moving toward a conclusion. Terry Stoops assesses the latest Leandro news for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Kari Travis discusses a…
    Mitch Kokai, August 11, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surronding a credit-recovery program that allows failing public high school students to graduate. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why N.C. lawmakers should take time to get judicial redistricting right.
    Mitch Kokai, August 3, 2017
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    Leef’s latest Forbes column focuses on bad police raid

    George Leef’s latest column for Forbes highlights an unfortunate case of abuse of police power. A case just decided by the Tenth Circuit shows how utterly absurd the “war on drugs” has become, how petty and power-mad the police can be, and how blindly deferential some of our federal…
    Mitch Kokai, August 2, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the grilling legislative attorneys endured during Thursday’s court hearing in a legislative redistricting lawsuit. Lindsay Marchello reports on new developments that could help end a 20-year court fight over school funding in North Carolina. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal examines…
    Mitch Kokai, July 28, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a battle between the state auditor and clerks of Superior Court across North Carolina. The Daily Journal identifies one temporary government commission that might deserve a longer life.
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2017
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    Leef highlights a religious-liberty legal victory

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column focuses on a recent court ruling that boosted defenders of religious liberty. One reason why ADF has earned the enmity of SPLC (and many others on the Left) is the success it has had in litigating against overreaching government policies that infringe upon Americans’…
    Mitch Kokai, July 24, 2017
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    Why JLF”s Jon Guze is Lamenting the Retirement of Federal Appeals Judge Janice Rogers Brown

    Janice Rogers Brown has announced she will leave her seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The news saddens JLF’s Jon Guze, but he remains hopeful that the libertarian views expressed by this principled jurist will be seen in her replacement. Since her appointment, Judge Brown’s libertarian views…
    Donna Martinez, July 24, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that North Carolina’s state elections and ethics board will remain vacant, and current staffers will keep working, as the governor and legislative leaders prepare for an appearance before the state Supreme Court next month. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal explores schools’ growing…
    Mitch Kokai, July 21, 2017