Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 42 Issue 3, Winter 1977
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Perhaps the most important and certainly the most talked about decision of the United State Supreme court was its approval of the death penalty for murder in the statutes of Georgia, Florida, and Texas, and disapproval of it under the laws of North Carolina and Louisiana. This article summarizes the Court's reasons for its decisions and to outline the North Carolina General Assembly's limited options if it wants to restore capital punishment.
The abortion questions has created more dissension than any political issues since school busing. This article discusses the impact of cases such as Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Danforth on North Carolina law.
North Carolina's General Assembly amended the state's campaign finance act in 1974 and 1975 by the opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court in Buckley v. Valeo. This article discusses the Court's decision and how it has affected North Carolina's campaign financing.
Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court during the 1975-76 term affected two areas of correctional law: prisoner discipline and transfer of prisoners between institutions. This article summarizes the decisions and compare North Carolina procedures with the Court's requirements.