• John Locke Update

    Federal Election Law in North Carolina: Clear as Mud

    posted May 25, 2017 by Jon Guze
    On Monday, the State of North Carolina suffered yet another loss in a voting rights case. In Cooper v. Harris, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a federal district court’s…
  • Research Report

    Raise The Age

    posted May 16, 2017 by Jon Guze
    In 44 states and the District of Columbia, the age at which young offenders age out of the juvenile justice system is now 18. In five states, it is…
  • John Locke Update

    Should North Carolina Craft Brewers “Go To Law?”

    posted April 26, 2017 by Jon Guze
    It would be hard to find a more blatant example of cronyism than the North Carolina law that forbids brewers who produce more than 25,000 barrels per year from selling…
  • John Locke Update

    This Little Piggy Went to Court

    posted April 12, 2017 by Jon Guze
    Pigs have many virtues, but smelling good isn’t one of them. If fact, they—or, more accurately, their waste products—smell bad. As a result, pigs have played—and in North Carolina, they…
  • John Locke Update

    Merchants 1, Free Speech Enemy Schneiderman 0

    posted March 30, 2017 by Jon Guze
    In December, I reported that the John Locke Foundation, along with 10 other amici curiae (“friends of the court”), had filed a brief in Expressions Hair…
  • John Locke Update

    Justice for Eugenics Victims (Further) Delayed

    posted March 23, 2017 by Jon Guze
    I’ve written previously about litigation that has delayed the closing of “a shameful chapter in North Carolina’s history.” As I explained, that chapter began in 1933 when the General…

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