• John Locke Update

    Questions and answers about the NC Supreme Court races

    posted September 28, 2020 by Jon Guze
    When you go to the polls, or when you fill out your absentee ballots, remember that the NC Supreme Court justices you choose will be able to exercise more power over you and your family than any other candidates on the ballot. So choose wisely!
  • Research Report

    A Healthy Debate: Ideas for Addressing the Medical Malpractice Crisis

    posted March 30, 2003 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    North Carolina has now joined many other states and the federal government in debating solutions to the problem of rising costs in medical malpractice insurance. Evidence suggests that flaws in our tort laws and procedures are a major part of the problem. Proposed state legislation to cap “pain and suffering” awards and implement other reforms represents a good starting point, but state lawmakers should also look at a “loser pays” rule and judicial oversight of expert testimony to reduce the impact of junk science and quack medicine on jury deliberations.

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