US Supreme Court

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    The University of Chicago Law Review Has Published a Special “In Memoriam” Edition Devoted to Justice Scalia

    Volume 84 Special Issue: Justice Antonin Scalia (1936–2016) is available online, and it’s well worth a look. Here’s the Table of Contents: Some Reflections on Justice Scalia Lillian R. BeVier Justice Scalia: Constitutional Conservative Noel J. Francisco…
    Jon Guze, December 28, 2017
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    Q&A: Supreme Court Returns to Work After Relatively Low-Key Term

    The U.S. Supreme Court returned to work in October with plenty of high-profile issues on its docket. Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the libertarian Cato Institute, oversees analysis of the court’s last term in the latest edition of the Cato Supreme Court Review. During a recent visit to…
    Donna Martinez, October 13, 2017
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    JLF Experts Assess N.C. Judicial Redistricting, Federal Court Case

    John Locke Foundation Senior Vice President Becki Gray and Chairman John Hood answer host Tom Campbell’s questions about N.C. judicial redistricting and a federal court case dealing with partisan gerrymandering. These exchanges took place during the Oct. 8, 2017, edition of “N.C. Spin.” WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, October 9, 2017
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    JLF’s Jon Guze discusses U.S. Supreme Court’s Packingham ruling

    Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, discusses the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Packingham v. North Carolina. Guze offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.  Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, June 29, 2017
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    Religious freedom gets a boost from SCOTUS

    In a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that a Missouri church was wrongly denied state funds for playground resurfacing. The ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Mo. v. Comer may have broader implications for the school choice movement.  Education Week explains, The farther-reaching question underlying…
    Terry Stoops, June 27, 2017
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    Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson Assesses Current Redistricting Law

    Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses the impact of the latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a North Carolina redistricting case. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch it here. Read Carolina Journal’s story on the Supreme Court ruling…
    Donna Martinez, May 25, 2017
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    Eminent domain amendment goes to the Senate

    Rep. Larry Pittman The proposed eminent domain amendment to the N.C. Constitution cleared its final hurdle in the state House Tuesday, passing that chamber by a 113-5 vote. If approved by the Senate and ratified by the voters, the amendment would add the following two sentences to the…
    Barry Smith, February 10, 2015
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    Insurance Subsidies heard in US Supreme Court on Friday

    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the King v. Burwell case that challenges the legality of federal health care subsidies to low- and middle-income residents who purchase insurance on the federal health care exchange in those 37 states that did not establish their own state-based exchange. This issue for the…
    Sarah Curry, November 13, 2014