Courts & the Law, Defending Democracy

North Carolinians press legislators to end the attacks on judicial independence (photo gallery)

Dozens of concerned citizens and advocates descended on the General Assembly for today’s special session to call on lawmakers to end their attempt to rig the court system for partisan gain.

Here are just a few images from the Fair Courts Day of Action, led by the NC NAACP, NC Voters for Clean Elections, Democracy NC, Common Cause NC, the NC Council of Churches, Equality NC, ACLU of NC, AFL-CIO NC and the NCAE.

Photo by Melissa Boughton.

Photo by Melissa Boughton.

Photo by Melissa Boughton.

Photos by Clayton Henkel

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