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Associate Justice of the NC Supreme Court Harry C. Martin advances the argument that state courts should champion the protection of constitutional rights in the wake of the federal courts' full-scale retreat from the battleground.
With 93 million new court cases filed in 1991, mediation has the potential for settling many civil, criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases without resorting to extended and costly litigation.
Statistical data for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 terms of the N.C. Supreme Court include number of opinions authored by each justice, actions of individual justices, and working alignments.
In addition to both federal and state constitutional guarantees, lawyers can sometimes use international instruments like United Nations Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, when defending clients.
The judicial rotation refers to the state's system of requiring superior court judges to serve in all courts of a region rather than just the district in which they reside. As one of the few states in the country to practice this system, the author reviews how the system functions and both the pros and cons of such a judicial procedure.