A Charlotte-area diet blogger can proceed with his free-speech lawsuit against state regulators who claimed he was violating the law by dispensing nutrition advice without a license. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments in Steve Cooksey’s federal lawsuit during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Speaking of federal courts, George Leef analyzes the latest U.S. Supreme Court decision involving the use of race in college admissions. You’ll also hear arguments for and against the idea of allowing North Carolina’s public charter schools to add new grade levels without seeking permission from the State Board of Education.

Plus we’ll highlights recent legislative debates about changing North Carolina’s transportation funding formula and allowing some DWI offenders to continue driving if they install ignition interlocks in their cars.