As I write this post, less than three business days remain until the next meeting [http://www.ncleg.net/LegislativeCalendar/] of the NCGA House Select Committee on Judicial Redistricting on September 27th. At that meeting, it seems [https://twitter.com/mel_bough/status/910892065604739072] that the new round of changes
Not sure whether this will become a Friday tradition, but I felt compelled to post a limerick today about HB 717 [http://ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=h717]. I tweeted [https://twitter.com/districks/status/908708257308532738] it this morning, but in limiting it to 140 non-formatted
Not having seen any coverage of the details of HB717 [http://ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=h717]'s proposed changes to the judicial district maps [http://ncleg.net/Sessions/2017/h717maps/h717maps.html], I thought I would investigate and post some myself. The figures below the
Earlier today I posted [https://blog.districks.com/2017/09/07/heres-how-the-hb717-district-court-districts-divide-communities-nc/] about HB717's proposed District Court districts, and provided a map [http://arcg.is/mGrOW] to better explore them. The Superior Courts have fewer judges, but try more significant cases – it seemed worthwhile to provide a map [http://arcg.
If you live in one of North Carolina's eight most populous counties (and evidently about 40% of North Carolinians do [http://demography.cpc.unc.edu/2014/12/15/half-of-north-carolinians-live-in-these-13-counties/] ), your county may soon be divided in a new way. All of these counties currently have a single District Court district,