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Exposing problems linked to decarceration and depolicing

Rafael Mangual, Nick Ohnell fellow and head of research for policing and public safety at the Manhattan Institute, discusses key findings in his book “Criminal {in)Justice: What the Push for Decarceration and Depolicing Gets Wrong and Who It Hurts Most.”

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New Leandro funding order could be three weeks away

The judge overseeing North Carolina’s long-running Leandro education funding lawsuit signaled Friday that he might issue a new spending order in the case within three weeks. That announcement followed more than 2 1/2 hours of courtroom debate over the amount of money to be included in that order. Judge James Ammons confirmed he will not order state officials to transfer money out of the state treasury.

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Full NC Supreme Court clears Berger to take part in voter ID case

Just hours before the N.C. Supreme Court was scheduled to reconsider a case dealing with North Carolina’s voter identification law, the full court issued an order clearing Justice Phil Berger Jr. to take part in the new oral arguments. The order dismissed a motion from voter ID critics for Berger’s recusal.

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Judge drops activist group, 10 officers from Raleigh police ‘no-knock’ raid lawsuit

A federal judge has removed the activist group Emancipate NC from a lawsuit accusing Raleigh police of violating residents' rights during a “no-knock” raid at the wrong home in 2020. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle ruled Monday that the group lacked standing to take part in the case. Boyle’s order also removes 10 police officers as defendants in the suit.

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Full NC Supreme Court likely to rehear voter ID case

It’s likely that all seven members of North Carolina’s Supreme Court will take part in Wednesday’s rehearing of a case dealing with voter identification. Justice Tamara Barringer issued an order Monday rejecting a motion for her to recuse herself from the case. Justice Phil Berger Jr. is likely to follow suit.

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Leandro judge’s latest order confirms focus on money issue

The judge overseeing North Carolina’s long-running Leandro education funding case has confirmed that his next hearing will address one specific issue. The hearing Friday will focus on the amount of money necessary to meet the state’s current Leandro obligations.

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