2,205 Appellate Court Opinions
Whether a statute which created a private right of action confers standing to sue for that statutory 'injury.'
Appeal from an order terminating respondent's parental rights; termination of respondent's parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1), (4), (6); neglect; willful failure to pay child support; dependency.
Trial court did not err by permitting respondent's guardian ad litem, an attorney, to assist respondent's appointed attorney at trial by conducting some examinations and performing similar acts.
Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court abused its discretion in determining termination was in the juvenile's best interests.
Termination of parental rights; no-merit review.
Termination of parental rights; neglect under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1); probability of future neglect; sufficiency of findings.
Whether the Court of Appeals properly determined that an interlocutory assessment of a local government staff member constituted a final, binding decision; whether the Court of Appeals rendered impermissible advisory opinions; whether a moratorium on a local permitting ordinance constitutes grounds to deny a permit application submitted prior to the enactment of the moratorium; whether the Planning Board exceeded its authority; and whether the Court of Appeals misapplied the law.
Constitutional Law; Whether the Governor or the General Assembly has the authority to determine the manner in which monies derived from certain federal block grant programs should be disbursed.
Whether, under North Carolina law, a commercial property owner who contracts for the construction of a building with a general contractor may seek to recover through a tort action against a subcontracted manufacturer of building materials for economic loss when the commercial property owner and subcontractor were not in contractual privity.
Whether all quasi-municipal corporations are exempt from liability pursuant to Chapter 75; whether a showing that an entity possesses a fifty percent market share is sufficient to survive a motion for judgment on the pleadings with respect to a claim asserting unlawful monopolization in violation of Article I, Section 34 of the North Carolina Constitution.
Whether the trial court erred in concluding that grounds existed to terminate the parental rights of a severely mentally ill mother.
Must an order terminating parental rights expressly state that findings were based on 'clear, cogent, and convincing evidence' if the trial court so states in open court.
Review of recommendation for public reprimand by the Judicial Standards Commission.
Appeal from a decision of the Court of Appeals holding that the trial court erred by: (1) denying the juvenile's motion to dismiss second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor; (2) denying the juvenile's motion to dismiss first-degree forcible sexual offense; (3) allowing the admission of codefendants' statements; (4) entering a Level 3 disposition; and (5) denying the juvenile's motion for release while his appeal was pending.
Appeal from order terminating parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1); whether there was likelihood of a repetition of neglect to support termination on grounds of neglect; whether the trial court erred in its best interests determination.
Whether the trial court abused its discretion by allowing counsel to withdraw; whether the trial court erred by failing to conduct the necessary inquiry prior to allowing respondent-mother to proceed in a termination proceeding pro se following counsel's withdrawal.
Review of recommendation for censure.
Appeal from order dismissing petition to terminate parental rights; admissibility of the guardian ad litem's opinion regarding best interests of the child; right to cross-examine a witness at disposition stage; reversible error in dispositional findings of fact.