Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 9 – September 2013

• New election law concerns ‘without merit’
• State Bar panel could take Belk’s law license

• Digital medical records raise privacy concerns, Page 2
• JLF: NCGA session featured conservative, free-market reforms, Page 3
• Bill is legislative backup for attorney general, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Auditor: State unlikely to recover Rural Center interest earnings, Page 5
• N.C. childhood obesity panel looks at government home visits, Page 6

• Atkinson: Public schools more important than kids, Page 7
• Kristen Blair commentary: For teachers, a satisfaction slide, Page 7
• Critics: Board disciplinary policies meant to stifle dissent, Page 8
• N.C.’s school boards preparing to embrace political advocacy, Page 9

• UNC-Chapel Hill attempts to counter grade inflation, Page 17
• Jane Shaw commentary: Why I’m a ‘superbubble hawk,’ Page 17
• Would ‘skin in the game’ reduce loan defaults?’, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: New rating system separates education school wheat from chaff, Page 19

• Debt instrument extended by legislature, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Greensboro takes first steps toward performing arts center, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary, Page 11
• Court: Sex offenders can’t be barred from social media, Page 12
• Financially strapped civil rights museum seeks city help, Page 13

• Book review: Reid completes Manchester’s unfinished Churchill bio, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Enfield Riot symbolized colonists’ distrust of royal government, Page 21
• Book review: Smith sneers dismissively at free market while pushing statism, Page 22
• Book review: Constitutional Money explains how the courts politicized currency, Page 23

• Editorial: UNC students (and due process) prevail, Page 24
• Becki Gray commentary: N.C. election laws still liberal, Page 24
• Editorial: Growth strategy, Page 25
• Editorial: Fiscal repairs, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: When education and politics collide, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Gauging N.C.’s economy, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Partisan politics nothing new in N.C., Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Obama scandals and the media, Page 27

• McCrory ponders using Yadkin for riverboat gambling (a CJ parody), Page 28