31,675 Appellate Court Opinions
De novo just cause determination for disciplinary action taken against career State employee; whole record test; necessary factors for agency consideration in determining appropriate disciplinary action against career State employee.
Absolute Privilege; Quasi-Judicial Proceeding; Defamation
Appeal of interlocutory order denying motions for summary judgment; right to immediate appeal of order denying summary judgment on defense of governmental immunity; governmental immunity concerning actions of sheriff, sheriff?s detention officers, and county in operating county detention facility; waiver of governmental immunity.
Governmental immunity; waiver of immunity by purchase of liability insurance; self-insured retention.
Family law; award of attorneys' fees; sufficiency of findings of fact and evidence of reasonableness of fees; award of fees in excess of value of marital estate
interlocutory, substantive right, paternity
alienation of affection; criminal conversation; negligent infliction of emotional distress; intentional infliction of emotional distress; interlocutory appeal; NCGS 1A-1, Rule 42(b)(4); NCGS 1-267.1; NCGS 1-81.1; NCGS 1-277(a); NCGS 52-13.
abuse, neglect, and dependency; trial court's factual findings failed to address substantial risk of future neglect based on historical facts of case
Rule 3.1(e), no-merit brief.
Juvenile interrogation, custodial interrogation, suppression hearing, and findings of fact
abuse, neglect, juvenile, petition, adjudication, disposition, hearing, drug testing, random drug screening, sexual offense, indecent liberties with children, parent, social services
Rule 59/60 Motion; child support
Interlocutory appeal; dissolution of stay; concurrent actions.
Supplemental Proceedings and Subject-Matter Jurisdictions
Supplemental Proceedings and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
Due Process, Equal Protection, Fruits of labor, Public Employee
Ecclesiastical abstention doctrine, neutral principles of law, subject matter jurisdiction, Rule 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss
Summary judgment, legal malpractice, settlement agreement, notarized, agreement to agree, binding agreement, material terms, statute of limitations, latent discovery.