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17958
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Three times in the history of North Carolina, its lawmakers have looked at the state's judicial system in an effort to develop and evolve.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 7, Apr 1958, p2-6, map
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27384
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The U.S. Attorney’s office in Salt Lake City, Utah has handed down 12 indictments to Phil Harvey, president of Adam & Eve, an Orange County mail order company specializing in adult toys and novelties. Harvey and his company have already been acquitted twice in separate suits. The case and the questionable motivations behind the charges are explored. Also conveyed are the positive and charitable reputations of Harvey and the company in the local community.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 13, March 27-April 2 1991, p8-10 Periodical Website
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30730
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North Carolina’s original copy of the Bill of Rights is returned after a lengthy lawsuit. The manuscript had been missing for 140 years after it was taken by a Union soldier during the occupation of Raleigh. Drafted by federal clerks in 1789, the document is one of fourteen original copies.
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36278
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The justice system in North Carolina got its day in court through an examination of its inadequately funded courts. It’s a factor making North Carolina among the lowest ranking states for spending. As for where that low per capita spending’s impact can be most keenly felt, the author asserted it’s those seated at the counselor’s bench.