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.

30,038 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-663 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. Davis

Probation Revocation, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Clerical Error, Abuse of Discretion

, Court of Appeals , COA19-488 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Engle

evidence of prior crimes, wrongs, or acts under Rule 404(b) of North Carolina Rules of Evidence; probative value of 404(b) evidence not outweighed by danger of unfair prejudice or confusion of jury under Rule 403 of North Carolina Rules of Evidence; no abuse of discretion in determining authenticity of disputed text message communications; review of authentication ruling on motion in limine; no prejudicial error in failing to exclude evidence of victim's good character where no objection raised at trial

, Court of Appeals , COA19-629 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Everwine

Possession of stolen vehicle; motion to dismiss; restitution; value of stolen property.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-386-2 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Griffin

Satellite-Based Monitoring; Warrantless Search; Fourth Amendment; Post-Release Supervision

, Court of Appeals , COA19-443 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
State v. Hodge

validity of indictment; jurisdiction to enter sentence; no abuse of discretion granting continuance for issuance of superseding indictment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-489 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Johnson

Substantially similar
Violent felony
Violent habitual felon

, Court of Appeals , COA19-545 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Juarez

sentencing - improper considerations by trial court; impact of drugs

, Court of Appeals , COA19-709 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Kowalski

Misdemeanor assault on a female; preservation; limitation of cross-examination; impeachment evidence; relevance; jury instructions; invited error.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-468 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Lail

Second-degree murder; child abuse; Confrontation Clause; harmless error beyond a reasonable doubt; hearsay; excited utterance; no prejudicial error; closing arguments; cumulative error.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-856-2 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
State v. McDaniel

Recent possession, recency, larceny, breaking and entering, extended probation period

, Court of Appeals , COA19-597 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Mills

Probation, willful absconding

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1163 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
State v. Mitchell

foundation required for witness to testify to personal knowledge under Rule 602 of North Carolina Rules of Evidence; permissible lay opinion testimony under Rule 701 of North Carolina Rules of Evidence; cellphone technology evidence and cellphone record retention evidence; erroneous evidence of victim's good character not plain error; sufficiency of evidence to support multiple conspiracy counts

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1251 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Nyeplu

Jury voir dire; ineffective assistance of counsel; issue preservation; prejudice.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-627 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Richardson

no reversible error when trial court omitted certain verbiage from final mandate of jury instruction on voluntary manslaughter

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1055 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
State v. Wheeling

Jury Instruction; lesser included offenses; motion to dismiss; pretrial release; admissibility of evidence.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-695 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
The Cherry Cmty. Org. v. Sellars

Good faith purchaser, NC Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Act, NC Uniform Voidable Transactions Act