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.

28,694 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-403 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Anthony

Jury Request for Transcript of Trial Testimony; Failure to Exercise Discretion in Denying Request under N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1233(a); Prejudice

, Court of Appeals , COA18-527 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Baker

Presentment; Indictment; Simultaneous; Section 15A-641

, Court of Appeals , COA18-250 (Judge Linda McGee) , Published
State v. Byers

Post-conviction DNA Testing; Materiality; Inventory of Biological Evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1356 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
State v. Clark

Admission of autopsy photographs; first-degree murder indictment

, Court of Appeals , COA18-234 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Coley

Self-defense; defense of habitation; assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury; warning shot; no intent to kill.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1416 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Coomber

resisting public officer; motion to dismiss; jury instruction

, Court of Appeals , COA18-117 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Daw

obtaining property by false pretenses; indictment; sufficiency of the evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA18-699 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Floars

Indictment; Presentment; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Misdemeanors

, Court of Appeals , COA18-565 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. Godfrey

sex offense with a child; prior acts testimony; Rule 403

, Court of Appeals , COA18-701 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Gross

Indictment; Presentment; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Misdemeanors

, Court of Appeals , COA18-650 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Hayward

First-degree murder; jury instructions; abuse of discretion; unpreserved constitutional error; plain error review; instructions on lesser included offenses.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1245 (Judge Rick Elmore) , Published
State v. Heelan

Actual child victim not required to sustain an attempt conviction for taking indecent liberties with a child; motions to dismiss charges of indecent liberties and of child solicitation by computer for insufficiency of evidence that the defendant believed an adult undercover office posing as a minor was actually an underage female; alleged improper prosecutorial questioning; satellite-based monitoring (SBM)

, Court of Appeals , COA18-702 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Hill

Indictment; Presentment; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Misdemeanors

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1237 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
State v. Holmes

First-degree murder; instruction on lesser-included offenses; relevance; closing arguments; expert testimony

, Court of Appeals , COA16-398-2 (Judge Rick Elmore) , Published
State v. Hyman

Motion for appropriate relief (MAR); ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC); successive or simultaneous representation of clients; alleged dual-representation conflicts.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-296 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
State v. Jarvis

Preservation for appeal, Jury Instruction, Habitual Felon Indictment, Closing Argument

, Court of Appeals , COA18-372 (Judge Mark Davis) , Unpublished
State v. Jefferson

First-degree murder; premeditation and deliberation; resentencing of juvenile defendant; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1340.19B

, Court of Appeals , COA18-700 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Jones

Indictment; Presentment; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Misdemeanors

, Court of Appeals , COA18-703 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Joyner

Indictment; Presentment; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Misdemeanors