May 30, 2024

Republican-led NC Supreme Court could undo school funding

The recent switch in the partisan makeup of the North Carolina Supreme Court may lead to a new chapter in a key case involving the funding of public education in the state. At issue is whether the Supreme Court may bypass the state legislature and directly fund the state’s education equity plan when the legislature

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James Pfister: Property, our basic right

James W. Pfister The right to property in our English legal tradition goes back before the Magna Carta of 1215 in the age of feudalism. The famous Article 39 of the Magna Carta states as relevant here: “No free man shall be … disseised … unless by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by

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