by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Now that a three-judge panel has accepted North Carolina’s new congressional election map, the state’s redistricting battles are at least temporarily over. Rick Henderson assesses the impact of new election maps for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. You’ll also hear Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway’s assessment of the current redistricting legal landscape.
Jon Guze analyzes a Winston-Salem surgeon’s win in the first round of his courtroom fight against North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law. Campbell University law professor Gregory Wallance discusses the impact of legal disputes pitting First Amendment rights against state and local anti-discrimination laws.
Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent U.S. Supreme Court oral argument involving N.C. state government and the infamous pirate Blackbeard.