RALEIGH Justice Michael “Mike” Morgan was installed as associate justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon at the Law and Justice Building.Morgan has served as a judge for more than 27 years, which includes his time as a North Carolina administrative law judge, a Wake County district court judge and a superior court judge. He is a N.C. Equal Access to Justice Commission member and a National Judicial College member. He also serves on the Racial Ethnic Bias Consortium. One of the cases Morgan will tackle as associate justice is the state-level voter ID case. Morgan has received criticisms from Carolina Partnership for Reform that he will be unable to be impartial because of his NAACP membership. The NAACP is a leading opponent of the voter ID law. Morgan won 54.47 percent of the vote when he faced incumbent Justice Bob Edmunds in the November election.
RALEIGH Gov. Pat McCrory announced Wednesday that the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is working to bring a suspect back to North Carolina following an arrest in the shooting death of Shelby […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. On Monday, North Carolina asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a state law requiring voters to show identification to remain in effect for the Nov. 8 U.S. election while the state […]
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