Appellate Court Opinions

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, Court of Appeals , COA22-34 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
State v. Charles Dunn

habitual impaired driving; plain error; post-arrest silence; opinion testimony; motor vehicle collision; State?s closing argument; ex mero motu

, Court of Appeals , COA22-486 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State v. Chunn

trial court did not err in admitting hearsay statements of victim as hearsay declarant's state of mind at the time of the statement; trial court did not err in denying defendant's motion to dismiss where evidence of motive and opportunity were sufficient to support first-degree murder charge

, Court of Appeals , COA21-688 (Judge April Wood) , Published
State v. David Raeford Tripp, Jr.

Double jeopardy; Fifth amendment; Substantive due process; Fourteenth amendment; Child abuse conviction and subsequent prosecution for murder; Elements of murder; Blockburger test; Same-Elements Test; Diaz v. United States; Diaz Exception; Double jeopardy exception; Same Conduct Test; Statute of limitations; States may afford greater protections than U.S. Constitution; Law of the Land clause

, Court of Appeals , COA22-52 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Fabian

First-Degree Sexual Offense with a minor;
Statutory Rape of a Child;
Indecent Liberties;
Motion to Dismiss;
Failure to Object;
Plain Error Review;
Rule404(b) - similar victims;
Rule 403
Defendant's Admissions;
Prosecutor's Remarks During Closing Arguments;
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA22-439 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Frederick Bowers

Prior inconsistent statements, impeachment, material versus collateral, extrinsic evidence.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-278 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Greer

evidence; Rule 404(b); Rule 403; sex crimes

, Court of Appeals , COA22-279 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Hunter

Jury instructions; lesser included offense; all the evidence tends to show a shooting with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-328 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Jamie Juarez

Rules of Evidence 403 and 412, false accusation of sexual assault, disputed recollection, low probative value.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-197 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Jason Wayne Cates

Misdemeanor stalking; challenge to exclusion of evidence; requirement of offer of proof; term of probation exceeding statutory authority; civil judgment for attorneys' fees; notice and opportunity to be heard

, Court of Appeals , COA21-707 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Marty Douglas Rogers

petition for writ of certiorari; 18 U.S.C. section 2703(d); historical CSLI; probable cause; confidential informant; good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule

, Court of Appeals , COA22-333 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
State v. Miquail Crumbley

motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence, self-defense instructions, closing arguments, ex mero motu

, Court of Appeals , COA21-566 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Published
State v. Noffsinger

First-degree murder; double jeopardy; Blockburger test; Diaz exception; due process.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-5 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Patrick Shawn Sylvester

Waiver of Counsel, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, Sufficiency of the Evidence, N.C. R. App. 10 (a), N.C. R. App. 2.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-254 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
State v. Patterson

motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; felony larceny from the person; felony breaking and entering a motor vehicle; misdemeanor larceny

, Court of Appeals , COA20-572 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
State v. Perkins

indictment identifying victim by initials and date of birth were facially valid; a majority of the court issues a petition for certiorari per opinion; one judge would affirm the satellite-based monitoring orders; one judge would dismiss portion of appeal related to satellite-based monitoring order; and one judge would hold that court lacked jurisdiction to review satellite-based monitoring orders

, Court of Appeals , COA22-342 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Richardson

motion for appropriate relief, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, incriminating statements, writ of certiorari

, Court of Appeals , COA21-665 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Titus Lee

burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, rape, first-degree sex offenses against two college students; admissibility of expert?s testimony related to trauma and memory; North Carolina Rule of Evidence 702(a); apply principles and methods reliably to the facts of the case; motion for mistrial based on detective's erroneous and incurable testimony after sustained objections; substantial and irreparable prejudice; no prejudicial error