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506
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In the years between the 1980 census and the 1990 census, population in certain areas of NC necessitated the movement from at-large to district methods of election. Data from the 1990 census should cause the drawing of new lines to accommodate such movement.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Fall 1990, p2-7, bibl, f
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1351
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Two court decisions, Shaw v. Reno and Hines v. Mayor and Town Council of Ahoskie, will make it somewhat more difficult for minority plaintiffs to win suits concerning districting or redistricting for the purpose of voting.
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Voice (NoCar LB 2831.624 N8 V6x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1993, p28-29, il
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4895
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Crowell discusses ten things a school board needs to know about redistricting their school unit, including knowing that while the board is responsible for redistricting, the North Carolina General Statutes say nothing about the procedure and the U.S. Attorney General must approve their plan if their county is one of forty in the state covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
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Voice (NoCar LB 2831.624 N8 V6x), Vol. 10 Issue 2, Fall 2000, p14-15, il
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18125
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In North Carolina, about one third of the non-traffic and 10 percent of all arrests are for public drunkenness. Crowell discusses the North Carolina laws for dealing with public drunkenness and the methods for treatment.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 39 Issue 3, Nov 1972, p1-9
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18187
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The traditional way of handling someone who has committed a crime is to place them under arrest and either release him on money bail or keep him in jail until trial. It is being suggested that some of these people not be incarcerated at all. This article examines the alternatives to imprisonment and how changes are effecting current law in North Carolina.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 40 Issue 2, Fall 1974, p16-26
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18257
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Crowell discusses the history of alcohol control in North Carolina and changes in statutes.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 41 Issue 2, Fall 1975, p1-9, bibl
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18317
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Perhaps the most important and certainly the most talked about decision of the United State Supreme court was its approval of the death penalty for murder in the statutes of Georgia, Florida, and Texas, and disapproval of it under the laws of North Carolina and Louisiana. This article summarizes the Court's reasons for its decisions and to outline the North Carolina General Assembly's limited options if it wants to restore capital punishment.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Winter 1977, p2-5, 14, f
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18419
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Crowell discusses the Voting Rights Act and the changes that have occurred in African-American voting and officeholding in North Carolina since the 1960s.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 50 Issue 1, Summer 1984, p1-9, map, bibl
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19970
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This bulletin attempts to explain when modification of another judge's order is allowed and when it not.
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19981
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In North Carolina the commonly stated rule, for both criminal and civil cases in both superior and district court, is that a judgment or order affecting substantial rights may not be entered without the consent of the parties (1) after the session of court has expired, or (2) while the judge is out of the county or district. Actually, there are many instances when orders may be entered out-of-session and out-of-county, especially in civil cases. This bulletin describes the instances when court orders may be entered out-of-term, out-of-session, and out-of-county.
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19987
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This bulletin discusses the authority of judges to set time limits on trials and other court proceedings.
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19988
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This bulletin explains when a judge should be disqualified from hearing a case.
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19999
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Effective January 1, 1978, all measurements of alcoholic beverages in North Carolina were to be converted to metric size. As a result various crime laws have been restated in metric terms. This memorandum explains the change that took place on January 1 and provides tables for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judicial officials to use in determining whether the liquor laws are being violated.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 2, Jan 1978, p1-5, il
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20000
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Legislation enacted by the 1977 North Carolina General Assembly converted all state liquor offenses to metric terms effective January 1, 1978. Crowell explains some problems that have arisen in the application of the law and how to avoid them.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 5, May 1978, p1-3, il
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20007
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Crowell provides information on the passage of the act and offers suggestions for its implementation, including forms to be used. The test of the new law is included at the end of the memorandum.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 12, Sept 1978, p1--12, plus unnumbered sheets