Courts (page 8)

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    Lefties target Federalist Society supporters

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon highlights one of the consequences of this month’s Capitol riots. Former Clinton aide Brian Fallon and his judicial advocacy group Demand Justice are pressing corporate contributors to end their support of the Federalist Society, citing a prominent member’s involvement with the…
    Mitch Kokai, January 20, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper pushing for a multibillion-dollar bond package while the state’s budget picture remains murky. The Daily Journal explains how a shifting lineup on the N.C. Supreme Court could affect transparency in college campus operations.
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    Cruz, Hawley targeted by judicial oversight group

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a campaign to punish two high-profile U.S. senators. A judicial oversight group is pressing to disqualify Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) from the Supreme Court bar because of their connection to the Capitol riot. Fix…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2021
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    A Victory for Wilmington Property Owners

    The Institute for Justice recently announced: IJ clients David and Peg Schroeder are lifelong members of the Wilmington community. After retiring to the mountains, they bought a townhome in Wilmington to preserve their ties to family and friends. Being sure to purchase where vacation rentals were…
    Jon Guze, January 13, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on John Locke Foundation experts’ predictions for the 2021 N.C. legislative session. The Daily Journal explains why one N.C. Supreme Court justice could play a key role in disputes involving government’s separation of powers.
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2021
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    NC bars and taverns struggle to stay afloat

    Among the North Carolina businesses hardest hit by Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 shutdowns are bars, taverns, and distillers. Very few customers means very little — if any — revenue to pay the bills and the employees. For some, it’s the end of the line. Others are suing to…
    Donna Martinez, January 11, 2021
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Republican Paul Newby has taken over as chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court and head of the state’s judicial branch. Rick Henderson analyzes Newby’s likely impact as chief justice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Historian Wilfred McClay discusses his new American history…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2021
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    Senate Leader Phil Berger Announces Committee Appointments

    A Jan. 7 news release from Sen. Leader Phil Berger’s office announces committee assignments. The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday, Jan. 13. Be sure to join the John Locke Foundation’s government affairs team on Monday, Jan. 11, for a conversation about Locke’s legislative Agenda for a Better Carolina. …
    Donna Martinez, January 7, 2021