Tag:Supreme Court

  • Report Spotlights N.C. High Court Election

    RALIEGH — Tar Heel voters will go to the polls in less than a week to decide a range of federal, state, and local elections, but a new report from The Federalist Society spotlights one race that isn’t getting many headlines — associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

  • Friday Interview: About John Roberts

    RALEIGH — Welcome to Carolina Journal Online's Friday Interview. Carolina Journal Radio’s Donna Martinez recently discussed President Bush's nomination of John Roberts to the Supreme Court with former state Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr and American Conservative Union treasurer Marc Rotterman. The interview aired on Carolina Journal Radio (click here…

  • Court Overturns Abandonment Case

    Candice Lunsford died in an auto accident on June 30, 1999, just nine days after she turned 18. She did not have a will. Her estate filed a wrongful death suit and was able to collect $100,000 from an insurance company. The question that state courts have struggled with for…

  • Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Theft

    RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court has clarified what constitutes larceny and embezzlement. The ruling comes in the case of Robert Weaver, a Buncombe County man accused of aiding and conspiring with his wife Kimberly to embezzle funds from family-owned businesses. The high court found because Kimberly had not had…

  • Call. 10: Supreme Court case has implications for N.C. universities

    A case before the Supreme Court could change the way public universities in North Carolina and across the nation allocate student-activities fees. The Justices agreed to hear a suit five law students at the University of Wisconsin brought against their school over how the university allocated a portion of the…