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.

29,128 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-821 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
Rider v. Pryor

expert witnesses-Notice; expert witness as lay witness;

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1244 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Bamaca

Defendant's failure to appear; notice of forfeiture; motion to set aside bond forfeiture; statutorily mandated timeline.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1044 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Brown

Fourth Amendment; Search and Seizure; Reasonable suspicion; Probable cause; Drug paraphernalia; Investigatory stop; Anonymous tip; Admission of prior arrest to support probable cause.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-746 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Case

Driving While Impaired; Plain Error; Denial of Motion to Suppress; Probable Cause for DWI Arrest

, Court of Appeals , COA18-895 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Copley

First-degree murder; defense of habitation, NCGS 14-51.2; self-defense; improper injection of race; prosecutor's closing argument; new trial; jury instructions; NC Pattern Instruction Crim.- 308.80 - Curtilage.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-750 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. DeJesus

corpus delicti; foreign birth certificate; authentication; hearsay; satellite-based monitoring; unpreserved Fourth Amendment challenge

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1121 (Per Curiam) , Unpublished
State v. Dudley

First-degree felony murder by a juvenile; life with the possibility of parole; NCGS 15A-1340.19B(a)(1).

, Court of Appeals , COA18-508 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Jones

Trial Calendar in Criminal Cases; Request for Continuance; Harmless Error; Request to Present Rebuttal Witness

, Court of Appeals , COA18-502 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Jones

DNA Testing; Motion to Dismiss; Writ Of Certiorari, Writ of Mandamus.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-875 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Jordan

Waiver of counsel; Admission of evidence; Plain error.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1161 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Massey

First-degree kidnapping with firearm enhancement; motion to dismiss; release in a safe place, escape.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-726 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. McAllister

Counsel's Admission of Client's Guilt; Habitual Misdemeanor Assault on a Female; State v. Harbison; Closing Argument; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Motion for Appropriate Relief

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1204 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Neese

Motion to Dismiss; Identification of Perpetrator; DWI

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1012 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Phillip

First Degree Murder; Possession of Firearm by a Felon; joinder of offenses; Sixth Amendment Confrontation;

, Court of Appeals , COA18-696 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Richardson

Ineffective assistance of counsel
Motion to suppress
State v. Rivera
Visual testimony

, Court of Appeals , COA18-954 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Sanders

murder; first-degree murder; jury instructions; acting in concert; common plan or purpose; context; entirety; plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA18-456 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Published
State v. Speas

Indictment; Capable of Owning Property, Corporation.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-557 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Thompson

Misdemeanor stalking; arrest warrant; theory of charge