Category: Law & Order

  • Campbell University Law School honors Justice Antonin Scalia

    Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law hosts a Feb. 25, 2016, memorial service for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Speakers are: J. Rich Leonard, Campbell Law School dean; Bishop Michael Burbidge of The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh; Kevin Hales, president of the Federalist Society, Triangle Lawyers Chapter;…

  • A Short Legislative Session Can Be An Effective One

    The 2016 legislative short session begins April 25. While continued uncertainty over congressional (and even legislative) district maps could cut into the General Assembly’s calendar, there are a number of moves our elected officials could make this year to highlight economic growth — fairer taxes, fewer barriers to building businesses,…

  • N.C. couple faces $12 million tax fraud charges

    Rick Henderson documents N.C. couple's $12 million tax fraud charges; Steven Horwitz explains what Austrian economics says about families; legislators discuss long-term N.C. transportation funding needs; Charles Edwards urges legislators to focus on logistics; Jon Ham assesses media coverage of the 2016 presidential race.

  • Campbell Law panel tackles human trafficking

    RALEIGH — As the Super Bowl approaches this weekend, people concerned about human trafficking hope to draw attention to the crime. Media reports often trumpet links between the nation’s most-hyped football game and instances of trafficking. The Campbell Law Federalist Society highlighted the issue with a panel discussion Wednesday. Moderated…

  • IRS Charges Couple With $12 Million Fraud

    Wallace home of Perfecto Ruano and Walda Luna The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division’s Raleigh office filed a criminal complaint on Jan. 8 in federal court against a Wallace couple, Walda Lorena Luna and her husband Perfecto Ruano, claiming the couple used identity fraud to obtain…

  • On Sin and Psychiatry

    As the Catholic Church and others debate the issues surrounding child sex abuse, an iconoclastic psychiatrist and libertarian brings a welcome voice of moral clarity by denying that any “diseases” can serve as a defense against criminal punishment.