Property rights (page 6)

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    JLF’s Jon Guze in Winston-Salem Journal: Feds’ ‘Equitable Sharing’ Program Turns Innocent Until Proven Guilty On Its Head

    Writing at journalnow.com — the online site of the Winston-Salem Journal, JLF’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, explains why North Carolina should curtail law enforcement agencies’ participation in a federal program called ‘equitable sharing.’ Jon makes the case that ‘equitable sharing’ turns innocent until proven guilty on its…
    Donna Martinez, June 11, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State Treasurer Dale Folwell has been generating headlines recently for stories linked to the State Health Plan, pension reform, and a proposed statewide bond package. Rick Henderson analyzes Folwell’s priorities for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Dan Way explains that the lack of easily accessible…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2018
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    States and Cities Look To Regulate Short-Term Rentals

    Its a called a meeting of the minds when a person agrees to buy a product or service at the price and under the terms presented by a seller. Whether the scenario involves buying a can of soup at a grocery store, or renting a room for a night in…
    Donna Martinez, May 8, 2018
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    Property rights in urban America

    Gary Libecap has spent a career examining property rights and the environment—water, fisheries, land surveying, and mineral rights, among other topics. In his current working paper he argues that America’s grant of rights to the mineral wealth of land on the frontier contributed to the country’s dynamism, but…
    Joseph Coletti, May 1, 2018
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    Another review plugging ‘Little Pink House’

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the new movie depicting the infamous Kelo property-rights case. Since the Supreme Court’s decision, Kelo has become a rallying point for proponents of stronger protections for property rights. President George W. Bush responded to the ruling at the federal…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018
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    Will praises ‘Little Pink House’

    With the film “Little Pink House” scheduled for an April 25 screening in Raleigh, you might be interested in George Will‘s review posted at National Review Online. Coming soon to a cinema near you—you can make this happen; read on—is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuring heroes, villains, and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
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    The Power of Government To Seize Your Property

    Yes, the government has the power to take your property — even if you haven’t been convicted of a crime. Scott Bullock, president and general counsel at the Institute for Justice, discusses his group’s work to fight civil-asset forfeiture abuse. Bullock offered these comments during an interview for…
    Donna Martinez, April 13, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Pro-growth policies have helped boost North Carolina’s economy. Becki Gray explains how during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops picks apart a recent High Point University poll that suggests widespread bipartisan agreement on issues involving public education spending. Scott Bullock of the Institute for…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2018