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, Court of Appeals , COA20-207 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
Bresnahan v. Kirk

whether appeal should be dismissed as interlocutory and, if not, whether the trial court properly imposed Rule 11 sanctions on plaintiffs for discovery violations

, Court of Appeals , COA20-229 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
In re: S.P-H.

Involuntary commitment, split commitment, dangerous to self, dangerous to others, mentally ill, aggression, physical debilitation, serious bodily harm, near future

, Court of Appeals , COA20-292 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
King v. Duke Energy Progress, LLC

trespass to timber; measure of damages where trees are ornamental and have little or no commercial value after being cut; replacement cost constitutes competent evidence of diminution in value of real estate owned for personal use

, Court of Appeals , COA19-838 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Bridges

hearsay; N.C. Evid. R. 803(3); declarant's then-existing state of mind; closing arguments; trial court's failure to intervene ex mero motu; law of self-defense

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1063 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Corpening

? jurisdictional defect under North Carolina Rule of Appellate Procedure 3(d)
? motion to dismiss allowed
? petition for writ of certiorari granted
? attorney's fees

, Court of Appeals , COA20-8 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. Dipietro

motion to continue; effective assistance of counsel; failure to show prejudice

, Court of Appeals , COA19-745 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Eakes

False Pretense, misrepresentation, ineffective assistance of counsel, indictment, evidence at trial, jury instructions, fatal variance

, Court of Appeals , COA19-615 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
State v. Edwards

First degree murder; jury instruction on lack of flight; harmless error

, Court of Appeals , COA20-286 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State v. Gaddy

trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction where indictment charging perjury lacked the allegedly false statement

, Court of Appeals , COA20-62 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Harris

No error; Motion to dismiss; Lesser-included offense instruction; Sentencing; Remand for clerical error.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-91 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State v. Lindsey

jury instructions on charge of failure to register as a sex offender; any error in misplacing the word willfully in the instructions did not constitute plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA20-109 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. McSpadden

common law robbery, resisting public officer, assault on government official, surveillance video, limiting instruction, ex mero motu, opening statement, closing argument, jury argument

, Court of Appeals , COA20-55 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Silvernale

Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967); appeal wholly frivolous; appeal dismissed

, Court of Appeals , COA20-131 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Tabb

Possession of cocaine and marijuana; unchallenged findings of fact; motion to suppress; 4th amendment seizure of driver and occupants.