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.

13,346 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-978 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
Cooper v. Berger

Separation of Powers; Appropriations; State Budget; As-Applied Constitutional Challenge

, Court of Appeals , COA19-370 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Published
In re: Eldridge

Criminal Contempt; Motion to Recuse; Special Conditions.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-30 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
Mangan v. Hunter

Rule 9(j); Medical malpractice; Summary Judgment; Voir dire.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-284 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
State v. Doss

assault on a female; prayer for judgment continued; concealed carry permit; destroyed records; domestic violence; interlocutory appeal

, Court of Appeals , COA19-330 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Evans

Jury Instruction; Extension of Session; Harmless Error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-38 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Fields

trial court jurisdiction; driving while impaired; sufficient evidence to support findings of fact; no probable cause to arrest

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1240 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
State v. Harvin

Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; Article I, Sections 19 and 23 of the North Carolina Constitution; right to counsel; voluntary waiver of the right to counsel; forfeiture of the right to counsel; right to proceed pro se

, Court of Appeals , COA19-364 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Lyons

Conspiracy; Attempted First Degree Murder; Sufficiency of the Evidence; Indictment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-471 (Judge Reuben Young) , Published
State v. Marzouq

Ineffectiveness of Counsel, Prejudice, Deportation

, Court of Appeals , COA19-372 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Phillips

Sexual offense with a minor; expert witness; DNA evidence; objection before jury; Rule 702; Rule 403; prejudice; plain error.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-335 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Warden

Sexual offense with a minor; plain error review; credibility of victim as central issue; lack of physical evidence or corroborating evidence; improper vouching by expert opinion.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-344 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
Stevens v. Heller

real estate; required disclosures in residential real estate transactions; reasonable reliance by sellers upon professionals; reasonable diligence by purchasers; latent defects; real estate broker duty of disclosure; self-represented real estate brokers

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1212 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Wicker v. Wicker

Denial of Motion to Withdraw as Counsel; Justifiable Cause; Abuse of Discretion