Civitas Review

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    CLF comments on public defender budget for Daily Tarheel

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , , , ,

    A recent article by Corey Risinger at The Daily Tarheel discussed changes to the budget of North Carolina's public defenders. For a conservative perspective, DTH reached out to the Center for Law and Freedom: Elliot Engstrom, an attorney with the conservative-leaning Civitas Institute, said he could see the budgeting change as a part of N.C. Supreme Court Chief […]

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    Civitas pressuring state agencies on transparency

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , ,

    In April, I wrote in an editorial at the Burlington Times-News that North Carolina attorneys needed to step up to the plate and enforce our state's public records law. Since then, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) has aggressively pursued any and all legal means of enforcing these laws, whether on our own behalf or […]

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    Political Donors at North Carolina Universities

    Posted in Education, Elections & Campaigns By Jason Sutton | Tagged , , , ,

    Campus Reform, a part of the Leadership Institute in Washington D.C., has posted the “Conservative Guide to the Top 100 Schools.”  In it, information about the top 100 universities in the country regarding campus political life can be found.  An interesting tidbit is what percentage of political donors at different schools donated to Democrats in […]

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    Light summer indoctrination

    Posted in Education By David Mofford | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

    It used to be that incoming college freshmen had to wait until the first day of class to be indoctrinated with left wing thought.  No more.  A recent national study of university summer reading programs by the National Association of Scholars found that 70 percent of books assigned to incoming freshmen are biased toward liberal […]

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