North Carolina Supreme Court http://wunc.org en Battle Over Redistricting Lands In State Supreme Court http://wunc.org/post/battle-over-redistricting-lands-state-supreme-court <p>Opponents of the legislative and congressional districts drawn in 2011 by the General Assembly argued in court today that those boundaries should be thrown out.<br /><br />The effort to scrap the new legislative and congressional boundaries landed in the state Supreme Court today. Attorneys for groups from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice to the state NAACP told justices the boundaries for the newly drawn maps are unconstitutional. They want the court to postpone the candidate filing period for this year's elections as well as the May sixth primary date.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:43:10 +0000 Jessica Jones 28510 at http://wunc.org Battle Over Redistricting Lands In State Supreme Court State Supreme Court Justices Consider N.C. Pre-K Case http://wunc.org/post/state-supreme-court-justices-consider-nc-pre-k-case <p>North Carolina&#39;s Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday morning over whether the state&#39;s pre-kindergarten program must be expanded to reach more children.<br /><br />The justices listened to attorneys in the case over the North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program, or N-C Pre-K for short. Legislative cutbacks have whittled down the number of children allowed to take part.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:23 +0000 Jessica Jones 24185 at http://wunc.org State Supreme Court Justices Consider N.C. Pre-K Case