31,675 Appellate Court Opinions
N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1354(a); discretion to impose consecutive or concurrent sentences; notice and opportunity to be heard before imposition of civil judgment for attorneys' fees; duplicative court costs; fee not supported by evidence
First degree kidnapping; motion to dismiss; sufficiency of the evidence; intent to terrorize victim
Felony child abuse; motion to dismiss; reliability of expert testimony; motion to continue; sufficient notice of expert testimony; relevant evidence; character evidence; closing arguments.
child sexual abuse; trial court did not err in allowing witness testimony about what victim disclosed; no error or abuse of discretion in admission of evidence of the defendant's masturbation; fact of the defendant's probation was admitted as evidence of flight; defendant did not receive ineffective assistance of counsel
Drug offenses; appeal from guilty plea; appellate jurisdiction; petition for writ of certiorari; sufficiency of factual basis; defendant's right to be heard before imposition of court-appointed attorneys' fees
motion for a mistrial; Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel; Eyewitness Identification Reform Act (?EIRA?)
robbery with a firearm; jury instructions; trial court did not err when it did not designate the victims named in the indictment as the alleged victims of the armed robbery
Possession of firearm by felon separate indictment requirement; findings of fact regarding material evidentiary conflict; readily accessible firearm; objective probable cause.
Drug offenses; challenges to admission of testimony; ineffective assistance of counsel claim; plain error
Firearm, motion to dismiss, N.C. Gen. Stat. Â§ 14-34.1, occupied, vehicle
child custody, contempt order, contempt
UCCJEA, motion to stay, domestic violence protective order, full faith and credit
Review of Court of Appeals' decision addressing judgment entered after a bench trial pursuant to N.C.G.S. 1A-1, Rule 52(a)(1).
Whether State employees are entitled to sovereign immunity against claims of negligence, gross negligence, and wrongful death brought against them in their individual capacities, and whether complaint stated cause of action.
Whether the Court of Appeals erred in affirming the Property Tax Commission's conclusion that the County met its shifted burden of proving that its tax appraisal methodologies produced true values for the taxpayer's business personal property.
Whether an out-of-state defendant's phone calls to the cell phone of a person he had no reason to know was physically present in North Carolina establish the minimum contacts sufficient to vest jurisdiction over defendant in North Carolina courts.
Whether the Financial Responsibility Act permits a North Carolina resident who entered into an insurance contract in North Carolina to stack her own underinsured motorist coverage limits with the underinsured motorist coverage limits provided to the tortfeasor under an out-of-state insurance policy.
Whether the North Carolina Railroad Company is an agency or subdivision of the North Carolina government as that term is defined in the Public Records Act, N.C.G.S. 132-1.
Whether the defendant was entitled to an evidentiary hearing on any of the claims asserted in his post-conviction motion for appropriate relief that were summarily dismissed by the trial court. Whether the trial court erred in denying the defendant's other claims after conducting a limited evidentiary hearing on certain claims and a full evidentiary hearing on other claims.