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 With the start of the 2017 legislative session mere days away, North State Journal sat down with N.C. House majority leader Rep. John Bell (R-Wayne County) to discuss the Republican caucus policy plans […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. Efforts by Senate Republicans to replace or outright repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) sputtered Monday and Tuesday, clouding the path forward for President Donald Trump’s other domestic policy goals and rattling […]
WASHNGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration on Friday dropped a lawsuit filed by the Obama Justice Department accusing N.C. of discriminating against the LGBT community.In a two-sentence court filing the Justice Department said it had […]