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.

29,128 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-663 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Matthews

First Degree Burglary; Common Law Robbery; Admission of Audio Recording of Police Interrogation with Muted Portions and Limiting Instruction; Rules 401 and 403; Plain Error; Opinion Testimony of Law Enforcement Officer; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA18-803 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Morgan

impaired driving; motion to suppress; evidence; reasonable suspicion; findings of fact; conclusions of law; reviewability; material conflict

, Court of Appeals , COA18-670 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Newkirk

operating a motor vehicle to elude arrest with two or more aggravating factors

, Court of Appeals , COA18-797 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Pulley

Discharging weapon into an occupied dwelling; assault on a female; possession of a firearm by a felon; motion to add witness; motion to continue; abuse of discretion review.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1027 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Schmieder

Second Degree Murder; Vehicular Homicide; Inherently Dangerous Without Regard to Human Life; Admission of Prior Driving Record Under Rule 404(b); Denial of Motion to Dismiss; Sufficiency of Evidence of Malice; Sufficiency of Second Degree Murder Indictment

, Court of Appeals , COA18-686 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Watts

first-degree forcible sexual offense; continuous transaction; jury instructions; plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA18-704 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. White

hearsay; right to confront witness; harmless error

, Court of Appeals , COA18-521 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Williamson

motion to dismiss; subject matter jurisdiction; contitutionality of statute § 20-28

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1001 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Woody

Sex Offender Registration; Failure to Report Change of Address; Sufficiency of Indictment to Charge Violation of N.C. Gen. Stat. 14-208.11(a)(2); Denial of Motion to Dismiss; Sufficiency of Evidence of Defendant Changing Address; Plain Error; Admission of Hearsay Testimony

, Court of Appeals , COA18-737 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
Stowers v. Parker

motion to continue; summary judgment; legal malpractice

, Court of Appeals , COA18-964 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
Swint v. Doe

summary judgment; paternity; inheritance; estate; administration; guardian ad litem; intestate succession act; wedlock; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 29-19; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 49-14; putative father; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 28A-19-3; clerk of court; exclusive jurisdiction; original jurisdiction

, Court of Appeals , COA18-432 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
Bradshaw v. Bradshaw

out of state property agreement, public policy, choice of law