Appellate Court Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, or Court of Appeals.

29,169 Appellate Court Opinions

, Supreme Court , 299A18 (Per Curiam) , Published
State v. Alvarez

Whether the State presented sufficient evidence to survive defendant's motions to dismiss a charge of maintaining a vehicle for the purpose of keeping or selling a controlled substance.

, Supreme Court , 290A18 (Justice Michael Morgan) , Published
State v. Harvey

Appeal from conviction for second-degree murder; whether the evidence, although conflicting, was sufficient to satisfy defendant's burden to submit the issue of self-defense to the jury; whether the trial court erred in not submitting the instruction.

, Supreme Court , 248A18 (Justice Paul Newby) , Published
Sykes v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of N.C.

Appeal from order and opinion of N.C. Business Court dismissing plaintiffs' complaint for antitrust and related violations because of plaintiffs' failure to properly plead that defendants have market power within the relevant market.

, Supreme Court , 251PA18 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
Sykes v. Health Network Sols., Inc.

Appeal from orders and opinions of N.C. Business Court dismissing plaintiffs' complaint for antitrust and related violations because of plaintiffs' failure to properly plead that defendants have market power within the relevant market.

, Supreme Court , 244A18 (Per Curiam) , Published
Town of Nags Head v. Richardson

Dispute between a municipality and property owners over the Town's taking of a temporary easement in privately owned oceanfront property for a beach nourishment project; amount of compensation due the property owners; expert testimony on value of the interest taken; whether sufficient evidence supported the jury's determination of the amount to be awarded the property owners.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1125 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Day v. Am. Airlines

Workers? compensation, witness testimony, impermissibly disregarded, sufficiency of the evidence, credibility

, Court of Appeals , COA18-601 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
In re: C.D.H.

termination of parental rights, ineffective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1179 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re: I.G.A. & D.A.A.

N.C.R. App. P. 3.1; abused and neglected juveniles; adjudicatory findings; expert opinion testimony regarding sexual abuse

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1030 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Unpublished
In re: J.H.B.

juvenile reunification efforts

, Court of Appeals , COA18-815 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re: L.B. & C.B.

termination of parental rights; stipulation to factual allegations; ineffective assistance of counsel; safe home under N.C. Gen. Stat. 7B-1111(a)(9)

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1154 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
In re: N.J.M.

Juvenile; Delinquency; Admissions.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1109 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
Luke v. Woodlawn Sch.

Motion to disqualify counsel; Interlocutory arguments; Failure to preserve and Jurisdictional defect