Michael Wells Jr.

Lawyer at Wells Jenkins Lucas Jenkins PLLC in North Carolina. Writes the daily blog southernlawyernc.blogspot.com.

Media Ignores Murdered Muslim Students In Chapel Hill

On Tuesday, February 10th, Craig Stephen Hicks allegedly shot three Muslim students in the head, killing each of them.

7 years ago

#BlackLivesMatter And #NYPDLivesMatter Are Not Mutually Exclusive

As human beings we all have value, and Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos did not deserve…

7 years ago

Voter Suppression Helped Pave The Way To A Thom Tillis Victory In North Carolina

The impact of North Carolina's voter ID law has already been felt. This impact will only grow more marked as…

8 years ago

Minority Voter Suppression In North Carolina Witnessed Firsthand

What the future holds for voting in North Carolina is unknown. What is known is that the damaging and chilling…

8 years ago

NC GOP Senate Candidate Thom Tillis Attacks Same-Sex Marriage With Frivolous Lawsuit

United States District Court Judge William Osteen for the Middle District of North Carolina , a Bush appointee, allowed Tillis…

8 years ago

The Second Amendment is Not an Unfettered Right

Gun owners say that any gun control restricts their 2nd Amendment rights. The result is an elevation of the 2nd…

9 years ago

‘Right to work’ is conservative code for screw the worker

Right to work is a brilliantly contradictory term composed by pro big business factions. The term is more accurately defined…

9 years ago

Wall Street is ‘Easy Street’ for a Chosen Few

When Wall Street is not regulated adequately it makes millions for a few while placing our country's economy in peril.

10 years ago

Justice Thomas’ Health Care Dissent Gets the Last Word, but it Falls on Deaf Ears

Justice Thomas literally got the last word, and this is interesting in light of comments I heard Justice Thomas make…

10 years ago

Conservatives Don’t Understand the Constitution When Obama’s in Charge

When it comes to Obama, conservatives routinely misstate the law and the president's constitutional powers.

10 years ago

Ten Things Politicians and the Rest of Us Should Know About the Law and Social Media

Don't let poor judgment go viral. Oversharing on social media can be harmful, and it can have dire social, financial…

10 years ago