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3338
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James Iredell, Sr., is one of only two North Carolinians ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court. His dissenting opinion in the case of Chisholm v. Georgia was the basis for the Eleventh Amendment.
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15919
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The year 2000 marked the 200th anniversary of James Iredell's death. Some historians argue Iredell was the most prominent man in the state and a nationally respected gentleman during the 18th-century. However, the article focuses on his personal qualities which made him a grand man to friends and family.
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18246
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The modern North Carolina state legislator is the heir to a long and distinguished heritage that has evolved through the centuries in the life of the state. The current Constitution of North Carolina provides the legislator with a unique set of powers; however, their exercise must comport within certain bounds.
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18537
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To stem the growing number of prisoners, a Citizens' Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration was formed in 1978. The committee gathered to propose other types of punishment for criminals besides prison sentences due to the increase the state's prison facilities. Some solutions proposed by the committee included expanding probation, monetary penalties such as increased use of fines, more preemptive treatment, and more community service options.
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35072
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Willis Whichard’s account of life as a public servant over a period of thirty years focused on the early family and educational influences that led him to become a lawyer and mentors that shaped his performance and perception as a representative of the legal profession.
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