Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 42 Issue 2, Fall 1976
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Recently the Environmental Studies Council at the University of North Carolina surveyed 1,000 influential North Carolinians to find what they considered to be the state's most important environmental problems. Water quality, waste disposal, and industrial pollution ranked among the top.
January 1975 was the effective date of an important addition to the North Carolina Driving Under the Influence Law--an addition that made it unlawful to drive a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level of 0.10 percent or more, regardless of the actual extent of intoxication.
Following a recent movement to expand civil rights to the domain of mental hospitalization, this article examines whether North Carolina's new laws protect those alleged to be mentally ill in courtroom commitment proceedings.