Meet 2016 Stanback Intern: Cheryl Ross

1) Where is home for you? I’m originally from Michigan and have previously lived in Florida, Texas, and Georgia. I’ve been in North Carolina for the past 10 years and consider it home. This is where I’m raising my three children and this is where we hope to stay when my husband retires from the […]

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CIB 7/25/2016: Trump Digs Coal

Trump Digs Coal. This week in CIB: Campaign Watch: Trump and the RNC Dig Coal The hand-held signs waving in the hands of delegates in front of the stage said it: Trump Digs Coal. Donald Trump himself pressed home his support for ramping up fossil fuel production during his presidential nomination acceptance speech. The platform officially adopted […]

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2016 Stanback Intern: Meet Nick Younger

1) Where is home for you? I am from Boone in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. I like to say I’m a born and raised North Carolinian, but I did find myself in Louisiana for a time perfecting my skills “wrasslin’ gators” and the like. Except for that, I’ve lived only in North Carolina […]

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CIB 7/18/2016: True cost of justice

What is the cost of a judicial system that citizens cannot afford to use?  This week in CIB: Administrative Watch: Prohibitive Bonding If the law prices simple access to the courts beyond the means of the overwhelming majority of the public, can the agency whose decisions are shielded from review still be considered accountable to the public? […]

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