What happens when courts are overloaded with cases, when the technology system that supports those courts is woefully outdated and when judges, rather than get adequate funding from the state, have to go to counties for money?
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wasn’t persuaded last week by a petition that asked the Supreme Court to review the fairness of the settlement of a lawsuit against Facebook. He joined his eight colleagues in deciding against hearing the case. No big deal there. The case, Marek v. Lane, was one of nearly 300 appeals the justices turned down upon their return from a two-week recess.
The state legislature last year reversed course on limits to pre-kindergarten programs for poor children, effectively resolving a legal challenge, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.
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The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research invites you to a forum that will explore the extent of "overcriminalization" in North Carolina and how it might be addressed.
North Carolina's Supreme Court will decide whether the state is required to expand a pre-kindergarten academic program designed to boost the classroom achievement of poor children.
RALEIGH — Attorney General Roy Cooper said Tuesday that it is an “unnecessary expense” for Gov. Pat McCrory to hire an outside attorney to represent North Carolina against the Obama administration’s lawsuit challenging the state’s new voting law. Responding to Cooper’s remarks, Bob Stephens, McCrory’s chief legal counsel, said the cost “falls squarely at the feet of the attorney general.”
In a week that brought Gov. Pat McCrory stinging defeats, with lawmakers from his own party overriding his first two vetoes, the Republican governor Wednesday responded by criticizing legislators and throwing up roadblocks to the new laws that he had opposed.
The non-partisan Tax Foundation released a new study comparing the State and Local sales tax rates of the 50 states.