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.

29,279 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-856 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Padilla-Amaya

sex offenses; satellite-based monitoring; restitution; closing argument; grossly improper; ineffective assistance of counsel; prejudice; ex mero motu; relevance; evidence; manifest injustive; Rule 2

, Court of Appeals , COA18-859 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
State v. Pender

assault; assault with deadly weapon; jury instruction; plain error; pattern jury instruction; bodily injury; offensive conduct; death; serious bodily injury; reasonable belief; self-defense

, Court of Appeals , COA18-855 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Richardson

Altering court documents or entering unauthorized judgments; Access of a government computer to defraud; Variance between indictment and proof.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1102 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Sparks

robbery; conspiracy; second degree kidnapping; motion to suppress; ineffective assistance of counsel; fourth amendment; warrant; probable cause

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1184 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Tyler

Character evidence, motive, prior incarceration, plain error, ineffective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1296 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Vazquez

Reasonable Suspicion
Competent Evidence
Infer
Confidential Informant

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1185 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Unpublished
State v. Ware

preservation for issue, motion to dismiss

, Court of Appeals , COA18-554 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. York

Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury; plain error; voluntary intoxication instruction; specific intent to kill

, Court of Appeals , COA18-525 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Sykes v. Vixamar

Automobile negligence; medical liens; fair medical billing statute; effect of failing to bill patient's health insurer on recovery of medical charges through patient's tort judgment

, Supreme Court , 299A18 (Per Curiam) , Published
State v. Alvarez

Whether the State presented sufficient evidence to survive defendant's motions to dismiss a charge of maintaining a vehicle for the purpose of keeping or selling a controlled substance.

, Supreme Court , 290A18 (Justice Michael Morgan) , Published
State v. Harvey

Appeal from conviction for second-degree murder; whether the evidence, although conflicting, was sufficient to satisfy defendant's burden to submit the issue of self-defense to the jury; whether the trial court erred in not submitting the instruction.

, Supreme Court , 248A18 (Justice Paul Newby) , Published
Sykes v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of N.C.

Appeal from order and opinion of N.C. Business Court dismissing plaintiffs' complaint for antitrust and related violations because of plaintiffs' failure to properly plead that defendants have market power within the relevant market.

, Supreme Court , 251PA18 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
Sykes v. Health Network Sols., Inc.

Appeal from orders and opinions of N.C. Business Court dismissing plaintiffs' complaint for antitrust and related violations because of plaintiffs' failure to properly plead that defendants have market power within the relevant market.

, Supreme Court , 244A18 (Per Curiam) , Published
Town of Nags Head v. Richardson

Dispute between a municipality and property owners over the Town's taking of a temporary easement in privately owned oceanfront property for a beach nourishment project; amount of compensation due the property owners; expert testimony on value of the interest taken; whether sufficient evidence supported the jury's determination of the amount to be awarded the property owners.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1125 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Day v. Am. Airlines

Workers? compensation, witness testimony, impermissibly disregarded, sufficiency of the evidence, credibility