Crime (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the progress of the Raise the Age bill focusing on juvenile criminal offenders. John Trump’s Daily Journal examines the recent controversy surrounding craft brewer Wicked Weed’s sale to an international conglomerate.
    Mitch Kokai, May 12, 2017
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    Trump supporters and criminal justice reform

    As a state legislative committee prepares to discuss North Carolina’s Raise the Age legislation, Vikrant Reddy writes for National Review Online about an interesting factor influencing criminal justice reform across the country. Last week, the Charles Koch Institute (CKI) polled several hundred conservative voters to assess…
    Mitch Kokai, May 9, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    One coastal N.C. county is shutting the door on future solar energy projects. Rick Henderson explains Currituck County’s solar moratorium during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops assesses new national recognition for North Carolina’s most successful schools of choice. Joe Luppino-Esposito of Right on Crime…
    Mitch Kokai, May 5, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on support for the Raise the Age campaign targeting 16- and 17-year-old criminal offenders. The Daily Journal warns N.C. political observers to watch out for phantom cuts during the upcoming debate about the state budget.
    Mitch Kokai, May 2, 2017
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    N.C. Chief Justice Martin heads to Legislative Building to push ‘Raise the Age’

    The head of North Carolina’s judicial branch of government headed to the seat of the legislative branch this afternoon to tout the “Raise the Age” campaign. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin led a news conference supporting the campaign to treat most nonviolent 16- and 17-year-old criminal offenders as juveniles.
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on a legislative effort to protect free speech on UNC campuses. John Hood’s Daily Journal makes the case for treating most nonviolent 16- and 17-year-old criminal offenders as juveniles.
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The N.C. House has approved a measure to limit damages linked to nuisance lawsuits targeting hog farms. But a key amendment would prevent the new law from protecting major hog producer Smithfield Foods against hundreds of existing legal cases. Rick Henderson analyzes the legislation for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2017
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    The impact of ending D.C.’s handgun ban

    Ethan Barton of the Daily Caller highlights a new report on Washington, D.C., homicide rates in the wake of a court order ending the District’s handgun ban. Eliminating the District of Columbia’s comprehensive handgun ban had almost no effect on homicides committed with or without such…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2017