• John Locke Update

    Leandro and the Financial Impact of Charter Schools on Districts

    posted September 11, 2019 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    “North Carolina District Schools Are Thriving Fiscally Alongside Charter-School Growth” is a new peer-reviewed article published in the journal Political Economy in the Carolinas. Dr. Erik Root, an executive with the Roger Bacon…
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    State Budget 2018: Juvenile Justice

    posted May 31, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Last June, the N.C. General Assembly passed the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act which raised the age of juvenile jurisdiction in North Carolina to include 16- and 17-year-olds. As…
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    Is the North Carolina Courts System Broken?

    posted January 25, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Some members of the General Assembly seem to think so. Twice in December, and twice again this month, the Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting has…
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    Unsettled Questions About The Duration of Traffic Stops

    posted September 29, 2016 by Jon Guze
    In a recent post at the UNC School of Government’s criminal law blog, Jeff Welty discussed the uncertainties created by last year’s Supreme Court decision in Rodriguez v.
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    Raise the Age, Continued

    posted September 15, 2016 by Jon Guze
    As I reported in a previous Legal Update, last year Chief Justice Mark Martin convened the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law & Justice to evaluate…
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    North Carolina Loses Another Voting Rights Case

    posted August 9, 2016 by Jon Guze
    North Carolina’s election laws haven’t fared very well lately in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. On July 1st the Court struck down changes to Wake…

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