Appellate Court Opinions

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17,209 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-562 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
Belcher v. NC Dep't of Pub. Safety

Reverse and remand ALJ decision Respondent North Carolina Highway Patrol had just cause to terminate Petitioner Trooper for alleged violations of Respondent's policy; analysis of Wetherington factors under Warren framework.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-508 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
In re A.C.

Waiver of constitutionally protected parental status issue on appeal.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-516 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re L.M., T.M.

Adjudication order; neglect; findings of fact domestic violence; substantial risk of harm

, Court of Appeals , COA20-231 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re. J.F., J.F.

Juvenile; permanency planning order; statutory findings; grant of guardianship

, Court of Appeals , COA20-433 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. David Carl S.ern

issues include whether trial court committed plain error by failing to strike inadmissible polygraph testimony or give a curative instruction directing jury to disregard the same, or both; and whether defendant was denied effective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA20-872 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. DeMorris Van Cathcart II

sufficiency of indictment to confer subject-matter jurisdiction on trial court; using initials to name victim in indictment charging sex offense; motion for appropriate relief

, Court of Appeals , COA20-734 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Tillman

Modification of probation; special conditions of probation; Anders brief; dismiss.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-213 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Tirado

issues include whether trial court's findings of fact are supported by competent evidence; whether the court properly weighed mitigating evidence; whether the court applied the correct legal standard in imposing two consecutive LWOP sentences; and whether said sentences are constitutional

, Court of Appeals , COA20-682 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
Wilson v. Sweely

standing of relative to seek child custody; trial court erred in granting motion to dismiss for lack of standing under Rule 12(b)(6) where allegations in complaint and evidence submitted in support thereof showed that parents were unfit and had acted inconsistently with their constitutionally protected status as parents