North Carolina One Step Closer to Repeal of Racial Justice Act P2

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The bill that would repeal North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act has not made it out of committee in the House of Representatives, but the bill’s authors are confident that it will pass and be signed during this session. Opponents of the Racial Justice Act have long contended that the law has served as a back-door
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What Not to Purge: Evidence That Could Clear Someone’s Name

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The justice system in North Carolina has not been able to keep up with technology. Budget and staff cuts have made it harder if not impossible to preserve evidence from decided criminal cases. Legislative committees have had more pressing issues to deal with, like fixing the State Bureau of Investigation crime lab. Whatever the reason,
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Despite Possible Changes, Nc Marijuana Laws Remain Strict

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It’s no secret that the attitude of many Americans is shifting when it comes to marijuana. Two states made big news last November when they passed legal allowances of recreational marijuana use, and a dozen others permit the drug to be used for medical purposes. However, even as these piecemeal steps toward a more pronounced
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Assault Charges for Senator’s Son in North Carolina Airport Incident

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Assault charges have been filed against the son of current U.S. Senator Rand Paul in connection with an incident that took place recently in the airport in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to local news sources, the 19-year-old man was arrested early this month under suspicion of consuming alcohol either before or during a flight to
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