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Leaders from the NCGA House and Senate continued the call for Roy Cooper to defend the common-sense voter ID law or resign as the appeal heads to the Supreme Court.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused on Thursday to put a hold on its order striking down North Carolina's voter ID law and related election reforms while the opinion is on appeal.
Governor Pat McCrory has formally requested U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to stay a ruling by the Fourth Circuit and reinstate North Carolina's Voter ID law.
The current Supreme Court vacancy is incredibly unique. It was created in February of an election year as Americans were casting ballots to elect the next president. It's a vacancy that will determine the direction of the court for decades.
Legal analysts have given the opinion by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturning North Carolina's election reform law, including its voter ID requirement, mixed reviews.
While this ruling was expected it is nevertheless disappointing that Roy Cooper and his allies have blocked our already successful and popular voter ID law
A divided Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to temporarily block a lower court order that had cleared the way for a transgender male high school student to use the boys' bathroom in a Virginia public school this fall
Governor Pat McCrory's office issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court entering a stay in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.
Governor McCrory issued the following statement after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the State's motion to stay the ruling in the voter ID lawsuit
While officials are mulling a request from a federal judge to submit new district maps for Wake County commissioner and school board elections, one longtime lawmaker says the U.S. Supreme Court could allow this year's elections to be held under the disputed plans
The state's controversial Map Act could be coming to an end, as the House on Wednesday adopted a bill placing a one-year moratorium on any new corridor maps from being filed under the act
The N.C. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision this month in Kirby v. North Carolina Department of Transportation
On June 7, 2016, the State of North Carolina held its primary election for the North Carolina Supreme and Superior Court, as well as the United States House of Representatives
The N.C. Supreme Court on Friday handed hundreds of property owners in highway corridors a victory by ruling unanimously that restrictions placed on landowners by the state's Map Act amounted to a use of eminent domain requiring just compensation
The ideological balance of the state Supreme Court could ride on the results of Tuesday's primary election, as incumbent Justice Bob Edmunds, the only Republican on the ballot, faces Democratic attorneys Mike Morgan and Daniel Robertson and unaffiliated attorney Sabra Faires, who has the endorsement
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel David Cortman regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to send the consolidated abortion-pill mandate cases
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) commented on yesterday's Supreme Court ruling allowing families of Iranian terror victims to collect nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian money
Several state Supreme Court justices showed skepticism during a Wednesday hearing over the constitutionality of a recent law establishing "retention" elections for appellate court judges
We lost a great man this weekend. He was one of the few souls left in our nation's capital who still believed our Constitution is worth respecting and paying attention to.
There is something I find interesting well actually, I find it evil and ignorant and sinister. Yes, sinister. It is something I heard liberals say over the past week or so and it was said on the air on national radio.
Today, the United States Supreme Court announced it would hear a challenge by North Carolina and other states to the President's overreaching executive order granting legal status to millions of illegal immigrants.
Governor Pat McCrory paid respects to the late U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia today as his body lay in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court.
After the Supreme Court sided with North Carolina and 26 other states, halting the implementation of the EPA's overreaching power plant rules, NCGOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse released the following statement...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death, and the resulting 4-4 philosophical divide among the remaining justices, likely swung Chief Justice John Roberts' decision not to issue a stay in North Carolina's congressional redistricting case, say several political science professors
Voters, candidates, and political partisans exchanged sharply divided views and occasional vitriol Monday in a marathon public hearing about North Carolina congressional redistricting in the wake of a federal court decision placing the scheduled March 15 primary in jeopardy
The state's highest court on Tuesday took up the issue of whether the N.C. General Assembly exceeded its constitutional limits when it revoked the Town of Boone's extraterritorial zoning powers in 2014
The State Board of Elections today designated a special filing period for qualified candidates to file for election for State Supreme Court.
North Carolina Supreme Court justices are elected, not appointed, to their post. This is in contrast to states like Arizona where appellate judges are appointed by the governor, rather than elected by voters. Whether or not either method is a good or bad idea is not at issue in a new lawsuit...
Earlier this week, the North Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments to decide the constitutionality of legislation to phase out North Carolina's teacher tenure system.
With the death of Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court lost a great defender of originalism.
The vacancy of Justice Antonin Scalia's seat on the Supreme Court has set off a predictable power struggle over his replacement
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, appointed to the high court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, has died. Justice Scalia was well regarded as a principled Conservative, who understood the United States Constitution as our Founding blueprint to sustain the Republic.
If constitutional government survives in this country, much of the credit will go to one man -- Antonin Scalia, who died on February 13th having served for 30 years on the US Supreme Court. Throughout his life Scalia championed three ideas...
What is at stake in the states' dispute with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "Clean Power Plan" (CPP)? The U.S. Supreme Court just granted an emergency application from the states to stay the implementation of the CPP.
A Virginia congressional redistricting case expected to be argued March 21 before the U.S. Supreme Court could suggest the eventual outcome of North Carolina's similar congressional redistricting dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court will take a second look at a lawsuit challenging North Carolina's 2011 redistricting plan, as the state made an emergency appeal to the justices to stay a trial-court order invalidating the 1st and 12th Congressional Districts
A State Highway Patrol trooper's hat worth $50 lost almost seven years ago has evolved into a closely watched case about the conditions under which state employees can be fired. And despite a December ruling by the state's highest court, the matter remains far from settled.
Gov. Pat McCrory and a host of business leaders were quick to praise the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday blocking President Obama's signature climate change program from moving forward until a trial in federal court is concluded.
Governor McCrory's pronouncement that the proposed CSX rail hub in Selma is effectively dead is both good news and bad.
Does our state's constitution mean what it says? That's the question asked by a recent lawsuit filed in Wake County Superior Court. At issue is the constitutionality of recent changes to how justices are elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court. The case will not only require our courts to...
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