Billy Corriher

Berger-Barringer controversy makes clear that NC should make its judicial ethics rules stronger, not weaker

By: - November 3, 2021

The justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court are currently debating how they should handle conflicts of interest. Indeed, two Republican justices are now the target of motions to “disqualify” based on alleged conflicts in a case challenging a pair of constitutional amendments adopted and placed on the statewide ballot by the legislature in 2018.

Dirty Money, Dirty Water: The repeal of public financing for judicial candidates will allow corporate polluters more influence over North Carolina courts

By: and - September 29, 2014

Editor’s note: On Tuesday, NC Policy Watch will host a Crucial Conversation luncheon on the demise of public financing for judicial campaigns in North Carolina at which Billy Corriher of the Center for American Progress will provide a preview of a new, soon-to-be-released report on the subject he has co-authored entitled “Dirty Money, Dirty Water.” […]