Just months after Republicans won a majority on the state Supreme Court in November’s election, Republican leaders in the General Assembly are asking the high court to throw out last year’s decision on redistricting and voter ID.
For the second time, Chief Justice Paul Newby has chosen a former classmate and friend to oversee a hugely important education funding case.
Legal experts, former attorneys, judges, and activists across the country have signaled that the case could spell the end of democracy in the United States.
North Carolina’s Supreme Court races will most likely determine the future of reproductive rights, voting rights, public education and more in our state.
The future of abortion access, voting rights, fair maps, and many other issues are at stake in this year’s state Supreme Court elections.
Republicans Running For NC Supreme Court Support ‘Originalist’ Philosophy Of Justices Thomas, Scalia
Two Republicans running to be on the NC Supreme Court believe in “originalism” — the idea that their decisions should be based on what the founders thought more than 230 years ago.
State judicial races often get ignored or forgotten about by voters and the media, but the decisions made by these elected officials often have massive implications that are felt for years.
Affirmative action and fair federal elections are two extremely important issues that are under threat by the right-wing U.S. Supreme Court – and both of these cases originated in North Carolina.
A Legacy Of Integrity: Justice Sam J. Ervin IV Seeks Second Term On The North Carolina Supreme Court
Justice Sam Ervin IV comes to the bench with a wealth of experience and has built a reputation for his legal decision-making, receiving endorsements from dozens of attorneys, reproductive rights advocates, environmentalists and many other groups.
In her run for the Supreme Court, NC Court of Appeals Judge Lucy Inman has received endorsements from numerous retired and former judges ranging from the state Supreme Court to district courts.