Justice & Public Safety

Raleigh Rezoning May Disrupt Residents’ Lives

Raleigh Rezoning May Disrupt Residents’ Lives

It is Tuesday, August 18. Members of the Wake County Taxpayers Association (WCTA) sit across from Ken Bowers, Raleigh’s chief planner, and Dan Becker, the city’s long range planning manager. The two groups have met at Millbrook Exchange Park in North Raleigh to discuss the city’s rezoning and long-term planning…

CLF Alleges City of Belmont Violated Public Records Law

CLF Alleges City of Belmont Violated Public Records Law

The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) has filed suit against the City of Belmont, alleging violations of state public records law.

SBI Wastes Millions on Reminders to Sex Offenders

SBI Wastes Millions on Reminders to Sex Offenders

Just days into my new internship here at Civitas earlier this summer I was handed a cardboard box, filled to the brim with literally a thousand pages of emails, meeting minutes, agendas, general statues, handbooks, and user guides. That was my first clue that the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI)…

Civitas Poll: NC Voters Back Traditional Marriage

Civitas Poll: NC Voters Back Traditional Marriage

A recent Civitas Poll of North Carolina voters shows that, in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision, two-thirds of them still support traditional views of marriage.

SCOTUS Decision Could Shake Law for Decades

SCOTUS Decision Could Shake Law for Decades

The Roberts Court today secured its legacy as a Court that twisted the law in order to serve a predetermined purpose of upholding the political class’s cause of choice.

Another Relic of Racist Past: Progressivism

Another Relic of Racist Past: Progressivism

The news is about Confederate flags or statutes of rebel leaders. But another issue is the intertwined history of progressivism and racism.

CLF Advances Legal Movement

CLF Advances Legal Movement

The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom functions as North Carolina’s conservative public interest law firm. To better understand who CLF is and what we do, it is necessary to first understand what conservative public interest law (CPIL) is, and how the movement began.

NC Case May Roil U.S. Religion Debate

NC Case May Roil U.S. Religion Debate

A lawsuit quietly filed in Raleigh earlier this month has the potential to open up the religious liberty debate as much as RFRA did.

RFRA’s Judicial History Leaves Questions Unanswered in NC

RFRA’s Judicial History Leaves Questions Unanswered in NC

RFRA, once an acronym spoken only in academic halls and legislative debates, has become a household subject across America. The federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act and its state counterparts have been demonized by some and glorified by others.

Civitas Institute asks Supreme Court to protect entrepreneurs

Civitas Institute asks Supreme Court to protect entrepreneurs

Today, the Civitas Institute joins the Cato Institute in asking the United States Supreme Court to clarify its role in protecting Americans from occupational licensure abuse. In a joint amicus brief, attorneys from Civitas and Cato ask the Court to grant certiorari in Vong v. Aune — a case with the potential…

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