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Profanity law’s repeal a good step toward reform

By Corey Friedman Those coarse words that escape many a driver’s lips in a traffic jam can no longer land you behind bars in North Carolina. The Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, a housecleaning bill designed to streamline the state’s … Continue reading

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Court clerk makes commitment to openness

By Corey Friedman Jumbo shrimp, civil war and deafening silence are a few of our favorites. Clerk of Superior Court Andrew Whitley stepped in before “secret exhibit” became Wilson County’s unfortunate contribution to the English language’s long list of oxymorons. … Continue reading

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No cameras in Keene court

By William R. Toler A New Hampshire judge has banned the use of cameras and other recording equipment in the Cheshire County. According to FreeKeene.com, an administrative judge from the Circuit Court issued an “unsigned” order Friday that places a … Continue reading

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Judge: Comments are protected speech

By William R. Toler If you comment on this or any other blog or news Web site, have no fear. Your comments are protected by the First Amendment. The Gaston Gazette reported earlier this week that a Superior Court judge … Continue reading

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