2,578 Appellate Court Opinions
Whether the Coastal Resources Commission's denial of petitioners' request for a contested case hearing was substantially justified and therefore did not support an award of attorneys' fees to petitioners.
Whether a permanent injunction may issue and costs may be assessed for infringement of a church trade name.
Whether an officer may present lay testimony regarding the identity of a controlled substance.
Whether the trial court erred by denying defendant's motion to suppress.
Whether the trial court erred in admitting evidence of defendant's prior bad acts pursuant to Rule 404(b) of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence and whether during sentencing the trial court improperly considered defendant's decision to exercise his right to a jury trial.
Whether the Court of Appeals erred in holding that the Town of Midland had standing to bring a lawsuit against defendants for violations of its land development ordinance.
Whether the Administrative Law Judge properly affirmed the issuance of a permit, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 150B-34(a) (2021).
Whether the trial court erred in refusing to admit evidence proffered by the defense which defendants asserted would tend to exculpate them in connection to the crimes for which defendants were being tried.
Evidence taken in the light most favorable to the State was sufficient to support the trial court's decision to instruct the jury on the aggressor doctrine even in circumstances involving the defense of habitation.
Whether defendant presented a prima facie case of selective enforcement.
Whether the Court of Appeals erred in holding that defendant was not entitled to a new trial based on the trial court's decision to exclude evidence found on the victim's cell phone.
Whether defendant's capital trial and sentence of death were free of error or prejudicial error as regards defendant's motions for the trial judge to recuse himself or be disqualified and various evidentiary and jury selection issues.
Whether, under Delaware law, the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing applies to plaintiffs' breach of contract claim. Whether the trial court erred in its holding regarding defendants' motion for summary judgment regarding breach of contract, misrepresentations within a letter of intent, misrepresentations regarding contract amendment, and the Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Whether the trial court erred in its holdings on 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss regarding claims of fraud by omission, promissory fraud, fraud, fraudulent inducement, and negligent misrepresentation. Whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying a party's request for leave to file a second amended complaint. Whether the trial court abused its discretion in a discovery order ruling under Business Court Rule 10.9. Whether claims alleging negligent misrepresentation must rise to the heightened pleading standard of Rule 9(b) of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.
Whether the Court of Appeals abused its discretion by issuing a writ of certiorari and whether, under Rule 16 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Court of Appeals dissent sufficiently set out the basis for the dissent.
Whether the trial court abused its discretion by determining that defendant held attorney-client privilege under the litigation engagement letter.
Whether the Court of Appeals erred by overturning the trial court's decision to remove reunification from the juveniles' permanent plan.
Whether the State's petition alleging juvenile delinquency for the criminal offense of sexual battery contained facts sufficient to invoke the subject matter jurisdiction of the trial court.