• By Ashe Lockhart • February 8, 2015 >> On the day Dean Smith retired, I was a law clerk on the NC Supreme Court. The justices took a break from the business of the court so we could watch the announcement on TV. The justices sat in chairs, and the law clerks sat on the floor at their… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • October 7, 2010 >> I recently received an email with the transcript of the sentence read by the judge to Richard Reid, The Shoe Bomber. The sentencing hearing was held in 2003, and the Reid story is old news. But it is worth reading again now that some time and… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • September 21, 2008 >> In a story in today’s Charlotte Observer, Rick Rothaker wrote of the day the news broke that the venerable Merrill Lynch would be acquired by Charlotte’s Bank of America: “[a]t a restaurant at the base of the Merrill tower, the takeover news was rippling through lunchtime… Continue Reading
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