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.

28,926 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-576 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Moore

Jurisdiction; Service of Notice of Appeal; Anders Appeal

, Court of Appeals , COA18-680 (Judge Robert Hunter Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Moss

Assault with a deadly weapon; no duty to retreat provision; trial court's failure to intervene in prosecutor's closing and questions.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1038 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Paylor

Second-degree murder; malice and provocation; lesser-included offenses; jury instructions; failure to instruct; plain error.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-500 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Richardson

Embezzlement; overwhelming evidence; ineffective assistance of counsel.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-517 (Judge Linda McGee) , Published
State v. Rivera

Motion to Suppress; Waiver; Appellate Review; Plain Error; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA18-645 (Judge Robert Hunter Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Ruffin

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Undisclosed Issues.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-930 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Sanders

Restitution, civil judgments, larceny, breaking and entering

, Court of Appeals , COA18-338 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Schricker

closing arguments; trial court intervention ex mero motu ; restitution

, Court of Appeals , COA18-273 (Judge Mark Davis) , Published
State v. Shackelford

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.3A; Felony Stalking; First Amendment; As-applied challenge; Content-based restriction; Social media

, Court of Appeals , COA18-236 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Shchetinin

Trafficking heroin; possession of methamphetamine; proposed jury instruction.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-122 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Smith

competency; absolute impasse

, Court of Appeals , COA18-789 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Smith

Probable Cause; Warrantless Arrest; Staleness; Motion to Suppress

, Court of Appeals , COA18-501 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
State v. Spikes

discharging a firearm into occupied property; aggravating factor; sentencing

, Court of Appeals , COA18-233 (Judge Mark Davis) , Published
State v. Steen

First-degree murder; felony murder based upon attempted murder with a deadly weapon; Jury instructions; Expert witness testimony

, Court of Appeals , COA18-934 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Zimmerman

Civil judgment for attorney's fees; opportunity to be heard.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-523 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
Stern v. Stern

motion to dismiss, substantial change of circumstances, timing and modification, child custody

, Court of Appeals , COA18-649 (Judge Linda McGee) , Published
Tarr v. Zalaznik

Partition by sale; Equity; N.C.G.S. Sec. 41-2(b); Joint Tenants