Law (page 5)

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    Liberal legal lion predicts impeachment of next Democratic president

    Dominick Mastrangelo of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest pronouncement from Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Law scholar Alan Dershowitz predicted the next Democrat elected president of the United States will be impeached as a result of the same “open-ended” criteria the party is currently using to impeach…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online about a panel discussion highlighting the negative impact of social justice activism on N.C. higher education. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how a recent court decision should help keep Gov. Roy Cooper in his lane.
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
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    An Effusive Review of Neil Gorsuch’s New Book

    The book is A Republic If You Can Keep It, and, in his recent review, the usually acerbic Michael Greve is full of praise: Justice Gorsuch has collected some of his speeches, excerpts from law review articles, and extracts from some of his written opinions, all…
    Jon Guze, December 7, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican judicial candidates running as a team in 2020. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal reviews the long 2019 N.C. legislative session.
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2019
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    Supreme Court’s latest gun-rights case produces interesting admissions

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details interesting elements of this week’s U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments about gun rights. The lawyer defending New York City in a Second Amendment case on Monday admitted to the Supreme Court that the city’s gun restrictions had no impact on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 5, 2019
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    Defending class-action lawsuits

    Kenneth Lee argues in a National Review Online column that class-action lawsuits can play a valuable role. Conservatives’ criticism of class-action lawsuits largely rests on two interrelated points. First, they argue that consumers benefit little from class-action lawsuits, while plaintiffs’ lawyers reap millions of dollars. Most of us…
    Mitch Kokai, December 4, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Court of Appeals ruling against Gov. Roy Cooper in a dispute with the General Assembly over control of federal block grants. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the changing face of health care.
    Mitch Kokai, December 4, 2019
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    Unanimous Appeals Court rules state can’t sue former Kinston charter school over false enrollment claim

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has agreed that the state cannot sue a former Kinston charter school over false enrollment claims. The state still can pursue its suit against the school’s former CEO. At issue was the estimate that the former Kinston Charter Academy…
    Mitch Kokai, December 3, 2019