Crime (page 5)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Affordable Care Act customers with Blue Cross Blue Shield policies could see their premiums jump another 23 percent in the next year. Katherine Restrepo explores the reason for the projected price increase and offers ideas for reducing health care costs during the next edition of Carolina…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2017
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    Justice Department to stop bankrolling special interests

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller details a welcome change from the U.S. Justice Department. The Department of Justice (DOJ) will end its third-party settlement practice, a controversial prosecutorial tactic critics deride as a scheme to finance the government’s political allies, and resolve cases without judicial oversight. In…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on continuing efforts to Raise the Age of juvenile jurisdiction for 16- and 17-year-old criminal offenders. John Hood’s Daily Journal argues for North Carolina government to relax restrictions on alcohol.
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed with a lower court that North Carolina’s old congressional maps featured two unconstitutional instances of racial gerrymandering. Rick Henderson analyzes the impact of that ruling on future N.C. elections during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Julie Tisdale questions…
    Mitch Kokai, June 2, 2017
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    JLF ‘Raise the Age’ Report Cited By Pew Charitable Trust

    In a piece written for Stateline by Teresa Wiltz, the reporter looks at how ‘raise the age’ laws might reduce recidivism among juveniles. Wiltz spoke with JLF’s Jon Guze, who has written about data that should inform the policy debate in North Carolina. In a report this year about the…
    Donna Martinez, June 1, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina voters will face no photo ID requirement, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to address an Appeals Court ruling that struck down the state’s 2013 election law. Rick Henderson analyzes the significance of the Supreme Court’s decision for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, May 26, 2017
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    Care About Criminal Justice Reform in North Carolina?

    Really interesting piece by our Mitch Kokai about North Carolina’s criminal code. It came across as an offhand comment, not designed to sway colleagues to vote one way or another. But Rep. Larry Yarborough, R-Person, uttered one sentence last week on the floor of the state House of Representatives…
    Donna Martinez, May 23, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that the UNC system’s Board of Governors will wait to decide whether to block the UNC law school’s Center for Civil Rights from entering into lawsuits. The Daily Journal explains how a recent legislative debate exposed flaws in North Carolina’s criminal…
    Mitch Kokai, May 23, 2017