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.

29,630 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-46 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Jackson

robbery with a dangerous weapon; first-degree murder; sentencing; motion to dismiss; closing argument; substantial similarity of prior out-of-state conviction

, Court of Appeals , COA18-229 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Jones

motion to suppress, search directly related to supervision

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1090 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Kimble

false testimony; material and knowingly and intentionally used; credibility

, Court of Appeals , COA19-81 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Long

failure to work after being paid NCGS § 14-104; preservation of motion to dismiss NCGS § 15A-1227; jury instructions vs. indictment; restitution

, Court of Appeals , COA19-182 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. McDonald

Best Evidence Rule, Prior Conviction,ACIS Printout

, Court of Appeals , COA19-66 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Miller

Discharge of firearm into vehicle; Sentencing error.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-107 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Murdock

habitual felon indictment; separation of powers; findings of mitigating factors

, Court of Appeals , COA19-106 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Murray

obtaining property by false pretenses; ineffective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA19-63 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Norris

Lay opinion testimony by law enforcement officer; plain error; use of prior inconsistent statement at trial; jury instruction on identity

, Court of Appeals , COA19-128 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Palacios

controlled substances; trafficking in heroin; absence of quantity on verdict form; ambiguity of verdict; hearsay; confidential informant tip

, Court of Appeals , COA18-960 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Rieger

Criminal court costs; meaning of in every criminal case in costs statute; statutory construction; costs not intended to be punitive

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1016 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Sides

Voluntary absence by intoxication; waiver of right to be present at trial; no error in failing to conduct competency hearing before proceeding with trial; no error in amending judgments to correct clerical error ex parte

, Court of Appeals , COA18-976 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Thomas

Lay opinion testimony by law enforcement officer; co-conspirator exception to hearsay rule

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1219 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Vorheis

Motion to suppress; officer approach to car in empty parking lot late at night; consensual encounter or seizure

, Court of Appeals , COA19-24 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Williams

First degree murder, attempted murder, competency, not guilty by reason of insanity, waiver to admit criminal acts