Crime (page 6)

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    JLF’s Mike Schietzelt Quoted in The Insider on Criminal Code Reform

    JLF’s Mike Schietzelt was quoted in The Insider, a subscription service news/aggregation service published by the News & Observer for influencers in North Carolina. The piece covered the latest criminal recodification reform, Senate Bill 584, which requires rule-making bodies – such as local governments, state agencies, and licensing boards…
    Brenee Goforth, September 9, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    President Trump heads back to North Carolina next week to stump for the Republican in the special 9th District congressional race. Rick Henderson discusses Trump’s visit and both of the state’s special congressional elections for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze examines the debate…
    Mitch Kokai, September 6, 2019
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    North Carolina Takes Another Step Forward On Criminal Law Reform. Here’s What’s Changing.

    This week, JLF’s Mike Schietzelt published a research brief on a criminal justice law recently enacted in North Carolina. Schietzelt writes: Session Law 2019-198: Criminal Law Reform became law this month.  It marks an important step forward for criminal law reform. The bill builds off of previous reforms, Schietzelt explains:…
    Brenee Goforth, August 30, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A student-centered approach could help fix North Carolina’s broken school funding model. That’s a key recommendation from the John Locke Foundation’s latest report on N.C. school financing reform. Terry Stoops discusses the research for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders highlights economists’ assessments of…
    Mitch Kokai, August 23, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Cooper vetoes bill requiring sheriffs to comply with ICE detainers

    Yesterday, Carolina Journal reported N.C. Governor Roy Cooper vetoed legislation that would require sheriffs to comply with ICE detainers. According to the story: Cooper vetoed House Bill 370 Wednesday, Aug. 21, the day after it passed the House along party lines, 62-53.  It would have required sheriffs to comply with detention…
    Brenee Goforth, August 22, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Smokable hemp rules likely to be settled in court, Dixon says

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reported on the latest version of North Carolina Farm Act of 2019. Travis writes: A new version of Senate Bill 315, North Carolina Farm Act of 2019, passed the North Carolina House Rules Committee Tuesday, Aug. 20. The latest version of the omnibus bill…
    Brenee Goforth, August 21, 2019
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    JLF’s Meredith Criner Makes a Case for Drug-Treatment Courts in Wilmington Star News

    This week, Meredith Criner, who served as a research intern at the John Locke Foundation this summer, published an opinion piece on drug-recovery courts in the Wilmington Star News. Criner formerly interned in New Hanover County’s recovery courts under Judge James H. Faison III. She explains: Recovery courts handle…
    Brenee Goforth, August 20, 2019
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    The Debate Over Pretrial Risk Assessment Tools in Criminal Justice Reform

    This week, JLF’s Jon Guze published a research brief on the criminal risk assessment tools many judges and magistrates use to aid in their pretrial bail decisions. In North Carolina, as in many states, judges and magistrates must decide whether or not to release someone until their trial, set bail,…
    Brenee Goforth, August 19, 2019