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, Court of Appeals , COA18-907 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
In re: V.O.

Involuntary commitment, waiver of counsel, failure to conduct appropriate colloquy, right to confront witnesses.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1280 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
Lake v. State Health Plan For Teachers & State Emps.

State Health Plan retired state employees; partial summary judgment; interlocutory appeal; substantial right; US Const. art. I sec. 10; no impairment of contract; unilateral contract; NC Const. art. I, sec. 19

, Court of Appeals , COA18-674 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Preston v. Movahed

Medical malpractice 9(j) certification; medical expert willing to testify; facially valid 9(j) certificate

, Court of Appeals , COA18-544 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Altman

Driving while impaired, felony death by vehicle, admissibility of medical records, sufficiency of the evidence, character evidence of a witness, merger of sentences for lesser-included offenses

, Court of Appeals , COA18-606 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
State v. Bennett

Corroborative Testimony; Admission of Party-Opponent; Prejudicial Error

, Court of Appeals , COA18-453 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Berrier

Jury verdict; guilty versus responsible; verdict form; unconstitutional verdicts; sufficiency of judgment

, Court of Appeals , COA18-860 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Chevallier

A single transfer by sale or delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance is a single offense; admission of hearsay statement under Rule 801(d)(E)'s co-conspirator exception; motions to dismiss for insufficiency of the evidence charges of transfer of a counterfeit controlled substance under the theories of attempted sale and delivery; instruction on actual possession theory of possession of a firearm by a felon.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-637 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Cooper

Satellite-Based Monitoring; Fourth Amendment; Reasonableness; Required Evidence of Effectiveness

, Court of Appeals , COA18-692 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Cox

Motion to dismiss; Sufficiency of the evidence; Felonious intent; Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon; Felonious breaking or entering; Claim of right defense

, Court of Appeals , COA18-614 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Gilbert

Embezzlement of a charitable organization by an officer, NCGS 14-92; jury instructions- plain error; motion to dismiss; intent- mens rea; actus reus; opinion testimony; ineffective assistance of counsel.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-260 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Gilliam

Prior Record Level; Stipulation; Mitigating Factor; Aggravating Factor; Notice

, Court of Appeals , COA18-176 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Jones

motion to suppress; traffic stop; passenger

, Court of Appeals , COA18-771 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Maier

indictments; obtaining property by false pretenses; motion to dismiss

, Court of Appeals , COA16-752-2 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Malachi

Reasonable Suspicion, Armed and Dangerous, Stop and Frisk, Motion to Suppress

, Court of Appeals , COA18-277 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Oglesby

Rule 404(b); Hearsay Rule; Corroborative Evidence; Jury Instruction

, Court of Appeals , COA18-298 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Rinehart

Invited Error; Final Closing Argument; Introduce Evidence