Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 59 Issue 4, Spring 1994
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North Carolina, for reasons of order and convenience, is the only state that allows prosecutors to determine the trial date for a defendant. Despite its good intentions, the rule is working contrary to the goals of an efficient criminal justice system.
Local governments make a good-faith effort to help women- and minority-owned businesses participate in bidding for government contracts. One such way is through certification programs.
The issues regarding local government programs for contracting services of minority- and women-owned businesses are presented in a question-and-answer format.
A 1992 survey of N.C. school systems by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction revealed a 59% increase in violent behavior during the preceding five years. The authors suggest conflict resolution training and peer mediation for confronting this problem.