Law

  • Post

    Kavanaugh and his enemies

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller highlights a new book that focuses on the fractious confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Democratic opposition to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court was as determined as it was ham-fisted. Framing fresh reporting with intelligent analysis, authors…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2019
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on highlights from the third day of North Carolina’s partisan gerrymandering trial. John Trump’s Daily Journal assesses the General Assembly’s recent alcohol regulation reforms.
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2019
  • Post

    CJ Reports: First day of redistricting trial raises questions about court’s role in the matter

    Opening testimony for Common Cause v. Lewis began this week, according to an article by Kari Travis in Carolina Journal. Travis describes Common Cause v. Lewis as a: partisan redistricting lawsuit launched last year by Common Cause NC, the N.C. Democratic Party, and a handful of individual plaintiffs. Republicans violated the…
    Brenee Goforth, July 16, 2019
  • Post

    Solar case prompts interesting ruling about political activity

    A three-judge N.C. Court of Appeals panel ruled this morning in favor of Lincoln County property owners who want a county permit that would enable them to build a solar energy facility. Judges ruled that county commissioners should have granted the permit. While all three judges agreed on the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 16, 2019
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the first day of testimony in North Carolina’s latest partisan gerrymandering trial. Lindsay Marchello reports on legislation that would block people from holding mobile phones while driving. The Daily Journal highlights a new report that urges policymakers to focus…
    Mitch Kokai, July 16, 2019
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the Common Cause v. Lewis partisan gerrymandering case challenging N.C. legislative election districts. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s Medicaid expansion demand won’t work.
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2019
  • Post

    An important First Amendment case

    National Review Online highlights the latest developments in its legal battle with climate alarmist Michael Mann. National Review has filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court requesting that in its forthcoming term it take up Mann v. National Review, the nation’s…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2019
  • Post

    CJ Reports: Omnibus ABC bill headed to House floor

    According to John Trump’s most recent story in Carolina Journal: House Bill 536, ABC Omnibus Regulatory Reform, has cleared the N.C. House committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations and heads to the floor for a vote. HB 536 is an ABC reform bill which would, among other things:…
    Brenee Goforth, July 9, 2019