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.

13,414 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-317 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
Mims v. Parker

Dog bite; Strict Liability; Negligence

, Court of Appeals , COA18-714 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. Corbett/Martens

motion for appropriate relief; no-impeachment rule; sufficiency of the evidence; medical diagnosis or treatment exception to hearsay rule; residual exception to hearsay rule; N.C.R. Evid. 702(a); aggressor doctrine; jury instructions; prejudice

, Court of Appeals , COA18-76-2 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
State v. Dravis

Reconvening order; satellite-based monitoring; reasonable warrantless search; Fourth Amendment; sex offense crimes; sufficient evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA19-288 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
State v. Goins

Closing argument; Improper argument; Constitutional Rights; New Trial

, Court of Appeals , COA19-521 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Parker

Possession of firearm by a felon; motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; habitual felon; circumstantial evidence; non-preservation of a constitutional issue; improper closing argument.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1082 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
State v. Patterson

Plain error; Ineffective assistance of counsel; Attorney Fees

, Court of Appeals , COA19-184 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Wilson

PWISD cocaine; Sufficiency of the evidence; Intent

, Supreme Court , 159A19 (Justice Cheri Beasley) , Published
In re C.J.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2); whether findings of fact support conclusions of law on adjudication.

, Supreme Court , 172A19 (Justice Anita Earls) , Published
In re J.H.

Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court erred in the disposition phase by finding that each of respondent-mother's children had a high probability of adoption.

, Supreme Court , 110A19 (Justice Mark Davis) , Published
In re K.N.

Appeal from an order terminating parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1); whether the trial court's findings of facts are supported by clear, cogent, and convincing evidence; whether the trial court's findings of fact support its conclusion of law that grounds exist to terminate parental rights on the basis of neglect.

, Supreme Court , 229A19 (Justice Sam Ervin IV) , Published
In re S.D.C.

Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court abused its discretion by failing to consider the availability of a potential relative placement at disposition.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-870 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Common Cause v. Forest

Swiftly enacted state legislation; constitutional challenge; meaning of Right to Instruct Clause

, Court of Appeals , COA19-378 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
Hampton v. Hearn

medical malpractice; proximate cause; intervening negligence

, Court of Appeals , COA19-490 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
In re: H.D.H.

Probation, Extension, Written Findings