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On Friday, the extremist leftwing majority on North Carolina Supreme Court continued their habit of legislating from the bench and quietly released a series of radical opinions changing existing laws.
On Friday, the extremist leftwing majority on North Carolina Supreme Court continued their habit of legislating from the bench and quietly released a series of radical opinions changing existing laws.
 
Lawyers, victims, and family members gathered in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse last week to hear the last remaining Racial Justice Act cases
Lawyers, victims, and family members gathered in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse last week to hear the last remaining Racial Justice Act cases
 
Four convicted murderers were back in court on Thursday in Fayetteville. They were put back on death row in December 2015 after the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled their case regarding the Racial Justice Act would go back to the lower courts to be heard again
Four convicted murderers were back in court on Thursday in Fayetteville. They were put back on death row in December 2015 after the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled their case regarding the Racial Justice Act would go back to the lower courts to be heard again
 
North Carolina's Supreme Court justices heard two oral arguments several weeks ago about two separate Racial Justice Act cases.
North Carolina's Supreme Court justices heard two oral arguments several weeks ago about two separate Racial Justice Act cases.
 
Despite having 152 convicted murderers on death row, North Carolina has not conducted an execution since 2006.
Despite having 152 convicted murderers on death row, North Carolina has not conducted an execution since 2006.
 
"The prosecutor is a racist and the first-degree, cold-blooded killer is a victim." This two-part statement is the claim of every legal appeal under the ill-conceived Racial Justice Act (RJA).
"The prosecutor is a racist and the first-degree, cold-blooded killer is a victim." This two-part statement is the claim of every legal appeal under the ill-conceived Racial Justice Act (RJA).
 
For good reason, the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was recently repealed by the North Carolina General Assembly.
For good reason, the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was recently repealed by the North Carolina General Assembly.
 
News flash from the Left: The new legislative leadership is rolling back years of laws made under the old leadership.This is a surprise? Were these folks not paying attention during the election when conservatives promised smaller government with lower taxes, more accountability and...
News flash from the Left: The new legislative leadership is rolling back years of laws made under the old leadership.This is a surprise? Were these folks not paying attention during the election when conservatives promised smaller government with lower taxes, more accountability and...
 
It is hardly surprising Republicans in Raleigh have been busy over the past few months. This is the first time in over a century the party has controlled...
It is hardly surprising Republicans in Raleigh have been busy over the past few months. This is the first time in over a century the party has controlled...
 
Families know the fight and closure are long from over, but they are relieved the Racial Justice Act will be no more.
Families know the fight and closure are long from over, but they are relieved the Racial Justice Act will be no more.
 
The death penalty is always a hot topic in any discussion, but is HB 722 another back-door attempt to do away with the death penalty without addressing the issue itself?
The death penalty is always a hot topic in any discussion, but is HB 722 another back-door attempt to do away with the death penalty without addressing the issue itself?
 
There are quite a few cases where the new GOP administration in Raleigh has given me heartburn. But the fact that they are standing strong against the lefties and their identity politics games is encouraging.
There are quite a few cases where the new GOP administration in Raleigh has given me heartburn. But the fact that they are standing strong against the lefties and their identity politics games is encouraging.
 
State senator Thom Goolsby's (R-Wilmington) bill to repeal the grossly-misnamed Racial Justice Act has cleared its first hurdle.
State senator Thom Goolsby's (R-Wilmington) bill to repeal the grossly-misnamed Racial Justice Act has cleared its first hurdle.
 
March Madness is the moniker given the NCAA basketball tournament championship, but this year in North Carolina it is taking on new meaning. Seems like everyone is mad about something.
March Madness is the moniker given the NCAA basketball tournament championship, but this year in North Carolina it is taking on new meaning. Seems like everyone is mad about something.
 
The Senate Committee on Judiciary I is meeting this morning about SB 306. SB 306 would repeal the Racial Justice Act and lift the moratorium on the Death Penalty here in North Carolina.
The Senate Committee on Judiciary I is meeting this morning about SB 306. SB 306 would repeal the Racial Justice Act and lift the moratorium on the Death Penalty here in North Carolina.
 
While the state House leadership is talking about watering stuff down, slowing things down, appeasing the Democrats to "get stuff done,"
While the state House leadership is talking about watering stuff down, slowing things down, appeasing the Democrats to "get stuff done,"
 
One part of the legislation will repeal the Racial Justice Act, which many believe was a back-door tactic to get rid of the death penalty.
One part of the legislation will repeal the Racial Justice Act, which many believe was a back-door tactic to get rid of the death penalty.
 
During the 2009 Session of the General Assembly, Senator Floyd McKissick(D) from Durham County introduced the Racial Justice Act SB461. The act provides a process by which statistical evidence could be used to establish that race was the basis for seeking or obtaining the death penalty in any case.
During the 2009 Session of the General Assembly, Senator Floyd McKissick(D) from Durham County introduced the Racial Justice Act SB461. The act provides a process by which statistical evidence could be used to establish that race was the basis for seeking or obtaining the death penalty in any case.
 
Three more violent criminals escaped death row today -- thanks to a radically leftist Superior Court judge and a "gift" that keeps on giving from the NC General Assembly called The Racial Justice Act.
Three more violent criminals escaped death row today -- thanks to a radically leftist Superior Court judge and a "gift" that keeps on giving from the NC General Assembly called The Racial Justice Act.
 
The closing arguments in North Carolina's initial Racial Justice Act (RJA) concluded a few weeks ago in Fayetteville, and the public will be waiting for another one or two months for the ruling.
The closing arguments in North Carolina's initial Racial Justice Act (RJA) concluded a few weeks ago in Fayetteville, and the public will be waiting for another one or two months for the ruling.
 
The closing arguments in North Carolina's initial Racial Justice Act (RJA) concluded a few weeks ago in Fayetteville, and the public will be waiting for another one or two months for the ruling.
The closing arguments in North Carolina's initial Racial Justice Act (RJA) concluded a few weeks ago in Fayetteville, and the public will be waiting for another one or two months for the ruling.
 
The 2012 short session has come to a close, marking a dramatic shift from legislative bienniums of the past, both in length and accomplishments.
The 2012 short session has come to a close, marking a dramatic shift from legislative bienniums of the past, both in length and accomplishments.
 
In 2009, the NC General Assembly passed S.L. 2009-464, also known as the Racial Justice Act. The law provided that in capital cases defendants could use statistical evidence to prove racial bias in their case.
In 2009, the NC General Assembly passed S.L. 2009-464, also known as the Racial Justice Act. The law provided that in capital cases defendants could use statistical evidence to prove racial bias in their case.
 
For the activists who have fought for years to abolish North Carolina's death penalty, the just-completed short session was a crushing disappointment.
For the activists who have fought for years to abolish North Carolina's death penalty, the just-completed short session was a crushing disappointment.
 
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis and Rep. Paul "Skip" Stam, House Majority Leader, released the following statements today after the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of Senate Bill 416, which modifies the procedures for the death penalty.
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis and Rep. Paul "Skip" Stam, House Majority Leader, released the following statements today after the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of Senate Bill 416, which modifies the procedures for the death penalty.
 
An override of Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's budget veto highlighted a day of votes in which the Republican-controlled General Assembly shot down the governor's vetoes three times.
An override of Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's budget veto highlighted a day of votes in which the Republican-controlled General Assembly shot down the governor's vetoes three times.
 
While much is written on the murderers and their allies who are using North Carolina's Racial Justice Act (RJA) to try and get themselves off of death row, we seldom hear about the victims.
While much is written on the murderers and their allies who are using North Carolina's Racial Justice Act (RJA) to try and get themselves off of death row, we seldom hear about the victims.
 
Recently the first case to be heard under the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was decided in Cumberland County in favor of the defendant, Marcus Robinson.
Recently the first case to be heard under the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was decided in Cumberland County in favor of the defendant, Marcus Robinson.
 
One of the topics in Legal Reasoning was "Fallacies." I introduced it by defining a fallacy as a conclusion that while often supported by competent evidence/facts was nonetheless either untrue or contrary to the evidence/facts.
One of the topics in Legal Reasoning was "Fallacies." I introduced it by defining a fallacy as a conclusion that while often supported by competent evidence/facts was nonetheless either untrue or contrary to the evidence/facts.
 
The 2009 Racial Justice Act ("RJA") was passed based on incomplete data.
 
The General Assembly will next week debate whether to override Gov. Bev. Perdue's veto of the repeal of the Racial Justice Act (RJA).
The General Assembly will next week debate whether to override Gov. Bev. Perdue's veto of the repeal of the Racial Justice Act (RJA).
 
Governor Perdue has vetoed the repeal of the "Racial Justice Act." (RJA). The Legislature will meet January 4, 2012 to consider whether to override the veto or not. It should do so.
Governor Perdue has vetoed the repeal of the "Racial Justice Act." (RJA). The Legislature will meet January 4, 2012 to consider whether to override the veto or not. It should do so.
 
Yesterday Governor Beverly Perdue vetoed SB 9 "An Act to Reform the Racial Justic Act of 2009 to be consistent with the United State Supreme Court Ruling in McClaskey v. Kemp".
Yesterday Governor Beverly Perdue vetoed SB 9 "An Act to Reform the Racial Justic Act of 2009 to be consistent with the United State Supreme Court Ruling in McClaskey v. Kemp".
 
HB 615 has been introduced into the General Assembly. It is entitled: "No Discriminatory Purpose in Death Penalty."
 
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