My Spin by Tom Campbell

Courts rule

More and more frequently courts have become not just arbiters but de facto legislators of laws. Perhaps we can blame this on a stagnant Congress, partisan legislatures or a more litigious society, but...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 9, 2014

Who won the debate?

I can’t say for certain who won but I know who lost. We lost an hour of our valuable time. Nothing new or revealing was said. We could have just put up a big screen and replayed their TV ads ad...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 8, 2014



Teacher shortages

Fewer young men and women want to become teachers, according to a report from the UNC system. It is easy to see why enrollments in schools of education have decreased as much as 23 percent or more...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 26, 2014








We can simplify our elections

The special election in November to fill a Court of Appeals judgeship illustrates how complicated, costly and difficult we’ve made elections and how we might simplify voting. The Court of Appeals...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 15, 2014