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A ban on unjust taking (access required)


Twelve years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Connecticut town could bulldoze a woman’s house to clear land for a private corporation’s new headquarters, North Carolina is close to joining other states that have responded by barring companies ...

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NC State Bar committee eyeing Avvo (access required)


The North Carolina State Bar has appointed a committee to study the fixed-rate legal services website Avvo after several lawyers questioned whether they would run afoul of ethics rules if they worked with the company. “They contacted me and said, ...

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Most important opinions 1Q 2017

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The most important opinions for the first quarter of 2017. Administrative Medicaid – Benefits Reduction – Civil Practice – Mootness Kobe v. Haley (Lawyers Weekly No. 006-001-17, 55 pp.) (Per Curiam) No. 15-1419; Appealed from U.S.D.C. at Columbia, S.C. (Margaret ...

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