Appellate Court Opinions

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30,740 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-952 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
State v. Jackson

writ of certiorari, appeal from guilty plea, clerical error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1112 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Joiner

State's MAR after notice of appeal; duplicative larceny charges; clerical error on judgment; habitual breaking and entering status.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-530 (Judge Linda McGee) , Published
State v. Kelliher

Eighth Amendment, N.C. Const. Art. 1, Sec. 27, cruel and/or unusual punishment; life without parole; juvenile offenders; homicide; Miller v. Alabama

, Court of Appeals , COA19-936 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Lucas

State's evidence used to show aggravating factor at sentencing was also used to prove substantive offense of second-degree murder

, Court of Appeals , COA19-746 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
State v. Martinez

driving while impaired; alcohol concentration after stop and arrest; evidence of destination not plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA20-119 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. McLymore

Confrontation Clause; Issue Preservation; Plain Error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1117 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Meeks

Probation revocation; absconding; uncertain clerical error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1014 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Moser

PWC, Probation revocation, IAC

, Court of Appeals , COA19-741 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Pabon

Motion to Dismiss, Plain error, Jury instructions, SBM, 404(b), expert testimony

, Court of Appeals , COA20-157 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Razzak

Motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; statutory sexual offense.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-54 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
State v. Ruffin

speedy trial; improper opinion; jury instruction; evidentiary hearing

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1159 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. Schmidt

Motion to Suppress, Eyewitness Identification, Jury Instruction, Exclusion of Evidence, Hearsay, closing Arguments, Cumulative Error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-812 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Shane-Hill

first-degree rape; aggravating factor; prior record level calculation

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1091 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Smith

ineffective assistance of counsel; motion for appropriate relief; sufficient evidence of constructive possession of controlled substances; corroboration of testimony; no plain error in admitting information received from informant

, Court of Appeals , COA20-41 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Stephenson

availability of self-defense instruction to predicate felony under felony murder rule; ineffective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA18-794-2 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Strudwick

satellite based monitoring, remanded for reconsideration in light of State v. Grady III

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1099 (Judge John Arrowood) , Published
State v. Thompson

Sex offenses; constitutionality of lifetime and 10 year satellite-based monitoring order; admission of PTSD diagnosis without limiting instruction.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-897 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Turner

Expert testimony; experimental evidence; common law evidence test merged into Rule 702 reliability test

, Court of Appeals , COA20-59 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Wells

Search warrant; Probable cause; Totality of the circumstances

, Court of Appeals , COA19-749 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. Wilson

Gang Affiliation, Limiting Instruction, Unpreserved Error, Cumulative Error