CJ Radio (Page 4)

  • Judges urge deliberate approach to redrawing their election maps

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 751: As lawmakers consider the first statewide revision of judicial election districts in 60 years, judges are offering their own comments. District Court Judges Athena Brooks and Robert Stiehl and Superior Court Judge Joe Crosswhite offered public testimony during a recent hearing on…

  • UNC system board discusses major changes in university governance

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 751: Division and debate cropped up to a greater degree than normal in a recent meeting of the University of North Carolina system’s Board of Governors. The fractious meeting had been sparked by concerns over the way board leaders and system President Margaret…

  • Charlotte woman sues over N.C. rules blocking makeup school

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 750: A Charlotte woman is suing the state over rules that block her from opening a school focusing on makeup artistry. The woman, Jasna Bukvic-Bhayani, is working with the Institute for Justice to challenge those regulations in court. Just after the lawsuit was…

  • Bad science does more harm than good for public policy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 750: Many people believe science should guide public policy. That idea sounds good, but the science used to make public policy decisions can be shoddy. John Staddon, Duke University professor emeritus, is writing a book about the scientific method. He says much of…

  • Lawmakers return to Raleigh for special October session

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 750: The N.C. General Assembly returns to work Oct. 4. In addition to gubernatorial vetoes and unresolved bills from this year’s regular “long session,” legislators could address proposed constitutional amendments and a plan to redraw judicial election maps. Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation…