Crime (page 37)

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    The Most Liberal College in the USA Is…

    Warren Wilson College here in North Carolina, according to a joint survey by Newsweek and the website College Prowler. Personally, I’ve never been to Warren Wilson, but, considering the pictures of the place, this ranking isn’t so surprising–it looks like a hippie commune. Especially commune-like is the school’s…
    Duke Cheston, August 14, 2012
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    3,000 Detained on Wrongful Convictions

    According to a story on WRAL, “anyone convicted of a prior crime punishable by more than a year in prison cannot legally own a gun. For about two decades, federal prosecutors in North Carolina applied that law using the worst-case scenario, meaning a defendant’s actual sentence didn’t matter. Prosecutors…
    Katelynd Day, August 10, 2012
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    Barone examines conservatives’ changing thoughts about anti-crime measures

    Those of you who were interested to hear recently from Marc Levin, the Texas Public Policy Foundation criminal justice expert who plays a key role in the national group Right On Crime, might appreciate the latest column from Michael Barone. Conservatives in…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2012
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    Goldberg detects a notable silence in the political debate following the Colorado Batman shootings

    Jonah Goldberg notes in his latest National Review Online column that one group of vocal political advocates has maintained an unusual silence in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., shootings: death-penalty opponents. Death-penalty opponents are fairly mercenary about when to express…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2012
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    Stossel tackles overcriminalization of our legal system

    Those of you interested in a recent John Locke Foundation presentation on the overcriminalization of federal law might enjoy John Stossel‘s latest column. Lavrentiy Beria, head of Joseph Stalin’s secret police in the old Soviet Union, supposedly said, “Show me…
    Mitch Kokai, July 25, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the federal health care law, what does that ruling mean for North Carolina? John Hood addresses that question during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Becki Gray recaps key developments from the 2012 legislative session, and we’ll hear highlights…
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen McMahan compares for Carolina Journal Online two national groups that work with state legislators, including one that has faced a concerted attack from left-of-center activists. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the necessary revision of North Carolina’s so-called Racial Justice Act.
    Mitch Kokai, July 9, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some North Carolina voters will head to the polls July 17 to cast ballots in primary runoff elections. John Hood discusses key runoff races, and the likely impact of low voter turnout, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Michael Sanera will discuss key transportation issues for…
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2012