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.

30,110 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-831 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
Logue v. Logue

Business valuation, equitable distribution

, Court of Appeals , COA19-213 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
Martin v. WakeMed

Workers' Compensation, findings of fact, conclusions of law, Parsons presumption.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-740 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
McSwain v. Indus. Com. Sales & Serv., LLC

workers' compensation; arising out of; in the course of; slip and fall; laundry; Industrial Commission; traveling employee; writ of certiorari; abuse of discretion; Workers' Compensation Act; increased risk; personal errand; exclusion of evidence; prejudice; cross-appeal; causal link; scope of employment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-395 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Schwarz v. St. Jude Med., Inc.

Wrongful discharge based on public policy of reporting adultery; libel claims against co-workers; tortious interference with contract; summary judgment procedure

, Court of Appeals , COA19-854 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
Sciara v. Edwards

Judgment on the Pleadings, Protective Covenants, Amendments and Variances, Revocation

, Court of Appeals , COA19-678 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Blankenship

Indecent liberties, multiple victims, factual basis for guilty plea, Satellite Based Monitoring, certiorari, preserved errors, assistance of counsel, civil judgment.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-560 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. Boone

Evidence, Jury Instruction, Lesser-Included Offense

, Court of Appeals , COA19-806 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Boykin

illustrative evidence; introduction of mug-shot photos not error, much less plain error; ineffective assistance of counsel; required showing of prejudice not met on IAC claim; required notice and opportunity to be heard on issue of attorney's fees not provided

, Court of Appeals , COA19-403 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Brown

Second degree murder; trial court refusal to instruct on self-defense; reasonableness in the mind of a person of ordinary firmness

, Court of Appeals , COA19-499 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Brown

First-degree murder, murder of an unborn child, motion to sever, prejudicial admission of evidence, jury instructions, motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA19-246 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Burton

Second-degree rape; second-degree sexual offense; motion to dismiss; evidence of physical or constructive force

, Court of Appeals , COA19-400 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Chavez

attorney's failure to move to dismiss charge of conspiracy to commit murder was not prejudicial because there was sufficient evidence to support the charge; testimonial evidence was not hearsay and thus the trial court did not err in allowing the testimony into evidence; plain error in delivery of jury instruction on charge of conspiracy to commit murder when the indictment, evidence, and jury instruction were not in accord

, Court of Appeals , COA19-981 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Cottrell

Revocation of probation - absconding from supervision; right to confrontation

, Court of Appeals , COA19-780 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Dudley

discovery compliance; no sanctions; sufficient evidence of maintaining a vehicle to keep or sell controlled substances

, Court of Appeals , COA19-542 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Dudley

Criminal procedure; notice of appeal from district court to superior court; statutory interpretation; meaning of compliance with the judgment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-738 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Foreman

assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, Harrison inquiry, ineffective assistance of counsel