State Law

Unpacking North Carolina’s Ballot Initiative Shortfall

February 26, 2024

. . . voting measures are opportunities for citizens of a state to propose a change in legislation or a state constitutional amendment.  Ballot initiatives are commonly viewed as a pure form of democracy and may be utilized by those who feel underrepresented by their state or local politicians. ...[Continue Reading]

To Drink or Not to Drink?

February 6, 2024

The 21st Amendment was passed on December 5, 1933, ending the nationwide prohibition.  North Carolinian drinkers rejoiced, although their celebrations were short-lived. The state stayed true to its temperance roots and continued to enforce its state-wide prohibition for several months. ...[Continue Reading]