Appellate Court Opinions

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31,464 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-378 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
Jacobs v. Mann

Expert witnesses; Rule of Evidence 702; N.C. Gen. Stat. Section 90-21.12;

, Court of Appeals , COA20-717 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Peay v. S&D Coffee

Jury instruction, bifurcate, accident, crash, syncope, damages, ex mero motu, closing argument, bamboozle, fool, workers compensation, sudden incapacitation, motor vehicle

, Court of Appeals , COA20-406 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Powell v. Cartret

Error to subject records under N.C. Gen. Stat. 58-10-430 to subpoena; no error to subject records under N.C. Gen. Stat. 58-30-62 to subpoena.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-638 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
Powell v. Cartret

No error ordering the release of medical records.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-503 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Rissmann v. Rissmann

Marriage, separation, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, attorneys fees, dependent spouse, supporting spouse, standard of living, unreasonable expenses, reasonable expenses

, Court of Appeals , COA20-755 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. Joe Wesley Carter

grant State's motion to dismiss; issue Defendant's writ of certiorari; motion for post-conviction DNA testing; North Carolina General Statute Section 15A-269(a); vacate portion of trial court's order barring similar future motions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-524 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. William Matthew Fortney

First-degree murder, robbery with dangerous weapon, second-degree murder, jury instruction, acting in concert, common plan, premeditation, deliberation, motion to dismiss, continuous chain of events, predicate felony

, Court of Appeals , COA20-626 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Alvin Nathaneal Smith

Batson challenge; facially neutral explanations for juror strikes; proof of purposeful discrimination

, Court of Appeals , COA20-498 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Antwan Bernard Parker

Fleeing to elude arrest, resisting public officer, possession of marijuana, child abuse, drug dealer, illegal drugs, testimony, character evidence, reasonable suspicion, reputation, motion to dismiss, substantial evidence, substantial risk of injury, reckless driving, close question

, Court of Appeals , COA20-773 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Beard

Admissibility; relevancy; Rule 403; Rule 608(b); witness' specific instances of conduct; impeachment

, Court of Appeals , COA20-239 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Blakley

Sex offender registration; willful failure to notify of change of address; jury instructions on willfulness element; ex post facto challenge to changes in sex offender registration statutes

, Court of Appeals , COA20-238 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Chambers

Sufficiency of the Evidence; First-Degree Murder in the Perpetration of a Felony; Felony Child Abuse

, Court of Appeals , COA20-139 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Chavis

robbery with a dangerous weapon, dangerous weapon, and contempt

, Court of Appeals , COA20-316 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Christman

Indecent liberties, statutory sexual offense, statutory sexual offense with a child by an adult, expert witness, disclose, disclosure, vouch, truthfulness, plain error, child sexual abuse, child victim, credibility, penetration, sexual act, labia

, Court of Appeals , COA20-215 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. Elder

motion to dismiss; elements of first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping, and common-law robbery; expert witness qualifications; admissibility of medical records; admission of medical records; admission of hearsay statements; sentencing for first-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping; attorney's fees - notice and opportunity to be heard