• John Locke Update

    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…
  • Press Release

    “Raising the Issue” in North Carolina

    posted May 23, 2004
    RALEIGH — Two Raleigh-based research organizations with contrasting political philosophies are joining forces to foster a broader and more constructive dialogue on North Carolina public policy with the debut Wednesday…
  • Research Report

    More than “Bare Bones”: Justice Center exaggerates economic woes of families

    posted June 9, 2003 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    The North Carolina Justice and Community Development Center released a report in May that purported to demonstrate that 60 percent of North Carolina families with children were not receiving enough income to meet a “living-income” standard. This startling statistic was the result of gross exaggerations of cost and undercounts of income, including no accounting for child support payments. Moreover, the Center’s proposed solutions would increase poverty.

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