30,038 Appellate Court Opinions
Probation Revocation, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Clerical Error, Abuse of Discretion
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
Possession of stolen vehicle; motion to dismiss; restitution; value of stolen property.
Satellite-Based Monitoring; Warrantless Search; Fourth Amendment; Post-Release Supervision
validity of indictment; jurisdiction to enter sentence; no abuse of discretion granting continuance for issuance of superseding indictment
Violent habitual felon
sentencing - improper considerations by trial court; impact of drugs
Misdemeanor assault on a female; preservation; limitation of cross-examination; impeachment evidence; relevance; jury instructions; invited error.
Second-degree murder; child abuse; Confrontation Clause; harmless error beyond a reasonable doubt; hearsay; excited utterance; no prejudicial error; closing arguments; cumulative error.
Recent possession, recency, larceny, breaking and entering, extended probation period
Probation, willful absconding
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
Jury voir dire; ineffective assistance of counsel; issue preservation; prejudice.
no reversible error when trial court omitted certain verbiage from final mandate of jury instruction on voluntary manslaughter
robbery with a dangerous weapon
Jury Instruction; lesser included offenses; motion to dismiss; pretrial release; admissibility of evidence.
Good faith purchaser, NC Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Act, NC Uniform Voidable Transactions Act
Just cause; Termination; State Employee; Law of the Case