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RALEIGH — A record 5.5 million or so votes have been cast in North Carolina, and Republicans are days away from confirming a potential sweep of contests for seats on the N.C. Supreme Court and the N.C. Court of Appeals. But it’s too early to make official predictions, experts say. Like the results of every other race in the 2020 election, little is certain. Yet. 

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Wednesday, 10 June 2020 19:08

Brewer praises passage of Second Chance Act

RALEIGH — Those convicted as teenagers could have their criminal records expunged, depending on the severity of the charges, as long as Gov. Roy Cooper signs the Second Chance Act into law.

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RALEIGH — The State Judicial Council convened Thursday, Dec. 5, to discuss judicial branch reforms and to push for increased funding.

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RALEIGH — If North Carolina’s nebulous criminal code isn’t confusing enough, the “elephant” metaphors lawmakers use to describe them are even less enlightening.

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RALEIGH — A newly released statewide poll from the Pretrial Justice Institute and the Charles Koch Institute seems to show North Carolinians are ready for reform of the pretrial justice system and the practice of requiring money bail.

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