Five articles chosen to be highlighted by our editor.
Currently, there is no federal law or crime that directly addresses and outlaws “domestic terrorism.” Thus, domestic terrorism is not a chargeable criminal offense. Despite the fact that lawmakers, experts, and the media have identified the reprehensible events of January 6th as domestic terrorism, prosecutors cannot actually charge the rioters specifically with domestic terrorism. ...[Continue Reading]
Mix a pandemic with the magnitude of this election and you just might just get a Bush v. Gore Part II. Only this time, with the abject degree of political polarization, if the Supreme Court is called upon to decide the winner, would the legitimacy of the election be accepted? ...[Continue Reading]
Sticks and stones might break my bones, but words will never break me—but can they?
Due to the drastic increase of the number of scooters, as well as legitimate concerns for public safety, Raleigh City Council scrambled to propose new regulations to restrict the use of electric scooters while providing protections for pedestrians and motorists. ...[Continue Reading]
In 2004 the United States Secret Service concludedthat attackers “varied considerably in demographic, background, and other characteristics” and was unable to develop a profile of a “school shooter.” The Secret Service did find that school shooters shared certain characteristics. ...[Continue Reading]
Are national security and public health concerns actually served by warrantless searches of cell phones at the border? ...[Continue Reading]
Legislators offer thoughts and prayers following the most recent mass shooting in Florida, but gun violence survivors are letting them know that’s not enough. ...[Continue Reading]
The privacy policies of popular ancestry-tracing companies have come into question following research into how participants’ DNA information may be unknowingly stored and shared with third parties. ...[Continue Reading]
After tweeting about a prohibition on transgender individuals serving in the military, President Trump and the Pentagon produce further details about the ban. ...[Continue Reading]
As the heroin crisis continues to sweep the nation, leaders throughout all areas of government remain focused on finding solutions. ...[Continue Reading]
A recent lawsuit filed by a First Amendment advocacy group and numerous individuals has raised eyebrows regarding the President’s personal twitter account and the First Amendment right to free speech. ...[Continue Reading]
Staff writer Eric Ditmore recently interviewed Ronald Dowdy, a resident of Fayetteville, recounting Ronald’s experience during a recent traffic stop and explaining what North Carolina may be doing to help. ...[Continue Reading]
The Supreme Court carves out an exception to the validity of a jury verdict for racial bias in jury deliberations. ...[Continue Reading]
The increasingly popular white nationalist movement has become emboldened by the election of President Trump, and as a result, attacks on minority communities, such as the Jewish community, have become more prevalent. ...[Continue Reading]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit seems to go against the U.S. Supreme Court in its latest gun related decision. ...[Continue Reading]