Courts (page 9)

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    Justice Thomas on judicial oversight of the administrative state

    Myron Magnet explains in the latest issue of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis why Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas disagrees with court precedents linked to the growing administrative state. The Supreme Court, Thomas grumbled in the first of a series of 2015 administrative state opinions, has “overseen and sanctioned the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    National Democratic leaders want their candidate for the 2020 U.S. Senate race to avoid grass-roots campaigning and instead raise as much money as possible for negative ads against the Republican incumbent. That was the gist of a secret recording that emerged recently in the campaign. Rick Henderson analyzes the impact…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2019
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    Beaufort County Now Highlights Videos Featuring JLF Experts’ Analysis

    This week Beaufort County Now published three videos featuring staff of the John Locke Foundation. The publisher’s note reads: We want our readers to understand that there is wise policy afoot here in North Carolina, and to that end, we offer these excellent videos from our associates, in prudent policy…
    Brenee Goforth, October 18, 2019
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    Appeals Court rules against Mecklenburg sheriff in concealed handgun permit dispute

    The N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court and ordered it to reconsider the Mecklenburg County sheriff’s office’s rejection of a concealed handgun permit for a Vietnam veteran. The appellate judges agreed that the sheriff’s office had not given Howard Duvall adequate notice of the reason for…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2019
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    Appeals Court strikes down sweepstakes kiosks

    A three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court and ruled against operators of sweepstakes kiosks. The complicated case generated separate opinions from all three judges. They agreed that the challenged kiosks violate North Carolina’s ban on video sweepstakes machines. But the judges disagreed…
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Department of Transportation’s cash crunch. The Daily Journal highlights the one N.C. Supreme Court case this year in which the two likely candidates for chief justice have written against each other.
    Mitch Kokai, October 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the John Locke Foundation is taking part in a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s certificate-of-need restrictions. The Daily Journal urges a three-judge panel not to tinker with North Carolina’s new election maps behind closed doors with no transparency.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2019
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    JLF’s Jon Guze Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Winston-Salem Doctor

    https://lockerroom.johnlocke.org/app/uploads/2019/10/GuzeonCONLaws-1.mp4   This week, the John Locke Foundation’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, submitted an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief on behalf of Dr. Gajendra Singh, a Winston-Salem surgeon who is suing the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) over its Certificate of Need…
    Brenee Goforth, October 2, 2019