north carolina supreme court (page 2)

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    N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Share Their Beliefs

    On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Federalist Society hosted a forum with the candidates for the three contested seats this year in the North Carolina Supreme Court. JLF’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Donna Martinez, moderated the event. The event began with introductions from all the candidates…
    Brenee Goforth, September 17, 2020
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    Partisan Justices? News & Record Cites Mitch Kokai On Record of NC Supremes

    From under the headline, “Not following the script,” comes this citation from our Mitch Kokai. (scroll down the piece to the next-to-last item) State legislators who believe our judges need partisan labels must be disappointed in the N.C. Supreme Court. “The last batch of N.C. Supreme Court opinions…
    Donna Martinez, December 19, 2017
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    About That Democratic Majority on the NC Supreme Court

    Are we seeing an impact in court rulings since North Carolina voters gave Democrats a 4-3 partisan majority on the N.C. Supreme Court? Mitch Kokai analyzes the data…and you may be surprised by what he found. The last batch of N.C. Supreme Court opinions for 2017 confirms what court…
    Donna Martinez, December 12, 2017
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    Legislature Should Amend the Felony Firearms Act: Protecting the Right to Bear Arms

    As my colleague Mitch Kokai wrote, the North Carolina Court of Appeals just held that the state’s Felony Firearms Act was unconstitutional as applied to an ex-felon (Baysden).  The law places severe restrictions on the right to bear arms for ex-felons. I wrote about the Felony Firearms…
    Daren Bakst, November 16, 2011
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    Campus Police Act Doesn’t Violate Constitution

    The North Carolina Supreme Court just held in State v. Yencer that the North Carolina Campus Police Act as applied to the specific defendant doesn’t violate the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution. This lawsuit arises as a result of an officer at Davidson College arresting an individual…
    Daren Bakst, November 11, 2011