• John Locke Update

    Time to amend the Emergency Management Act

    posted May 21, 2020 by Jon Guze
    In a recent opinion piece, I complained that Gov. Cooper’s statewide lockdown orders have been worse than useless. On the one hand, a growing body of empirical evidence shows…
  • John Locke Update

    More thoughts about correctional institutions and COVID-19

    posted April 23, 2020 by Jon Guze
    As I noted in a previous research brief, COVID-19 presents many difficult challenges for North Carolina’s criminal justice system. How can we prevent the disease from running rampant in…
  • John Locke Update

    How should correctional institutions deal with COVID-19?

    posted March 26, 2020 by Jon Guze
    It’s not just cruise ships. The danger of a catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak is acute at any institution where large numbers of people live or work in close proximity, and that…
  • John Locke Update

    The Equal Rights Amendment: Back from the Dead?

    posted January 23, 2020 by Jon Guze
    After they took control of the state legislature last fall, Virginia Democrats announced a legislative agenda that was tailor-made to polarize public opinion and generate acrimony. So far, it…
  • John Locke Update

    More Twists and Turns in the CON Law Case

    posted January 14, 2020 by Jon Guze
    As regular readers probably know, in July of 2018, a Winston-Salem surgeon named Gajendra Singh filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (CON) law. In…
  • John Locke Update

    A Victory for Health Care Freedom

    posted November 26, 2019 by Jon Guze
    Just before Thanksgiving, Wake County Superior Court Judge Gregory P. McGuire filed an order denying the state’s motion to dismiss in Singh v. DHHS, a case in which a Forsyth County…