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    Important Local Referenda Will Be On November Ballots

    posted October 13, 2016 by Julie Tisdale
    In less than four weeks, North Carolinians will vote.  And in many counties and municipalities, it won’t just be the elections for president and governor, but a variety of…
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    Myths And Facts About Certificate-Of-Need Laws

    posted October 12, 2016 by Katherine Restrepo
    Certificate of Need (CON) laws require your doctor or hospital to request and receive a government permission slip before offering you new technology, better facilities, or more treatment options. CON…
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    Peaceful Coexistence, Obama Administration Style

    posted October 12, 2016 by Jon Guze
    Last month, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a 300-page report entitled, “Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties.” In the words of Chairman, Martin R. Castro,…
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    Why Paying Out Of Pocket For Health Care Is A Good Thing

    posted September 29, 2016 by Katherine Restrepo
    Americans aren’t thrilled with the fact that health care costs continue to eat away at their overall take-home pay. For those who have insurance through their jobs, deductibles have…
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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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    African-American Boys Need Educational Options

    posted September 12, 2016 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    It seems that politicians and the media can’t stop talking about teacher pay. The claim that the average teacher salary will reach $50,000 this year has been the subject of…

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