Posted: December 7th, 2016 | By: Avianne Tan and Veronica Stracqualursi
Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the following ABC News story, “North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT’ Bill Likely to Remain Despite Election of Democratic Governor, Experts Say,” reported by Avianne Tan and Veronica Stracqualursi on Dec. 7, 2016. Following is an excerpt from the original story.
Shannon Gilreath, a professor of law at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, agreed.
“Even though Cooper has been a vocal opponent of this law, its repeal still requires the Republican-dominated legislature to acquiesce,” Gilreath told ABC News in an interview last month. The governor, he added, “does not have the power to override the legislative process.”