33,730 Appellate Court Opinions
possession of a firearm by felon, motion to dismiss, substantial evidence
possession of cocaine; N.C. Gen. Stat. 90-95(a)(1) (2021); guilty plea; Anders brief; criminal appeal.
Sale of illegal drugs;
Rejection of plea bargain;
Failure to Object or Preserve;
Presumptive Range Sentences;
Abuse of Discretion;
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1242; waiver of counsel; voluntary and knowing; constitutional rights.
Constitutional question; due process; appropriate procedure; jail-credit
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95(h)(4) (2017); N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-87(18) (2017); Fentanyl; Opiate; Opium; Matter of law.
Plain error; 206.14 pattern jury instructions; Verdict sheet; Charge conference; First-degree murder; Second-degree murder; Lesser included offense; Acquittal.
attorneys' latitude in closing arguments; no objection by defense counsel; trial court's duty to intervene ex mero motu
Reasonable suspicion; probable cause; unburned marijuana; inherent incredibility; testimonial credibility; deference
Alford plea; Motion to suppress; Writ of certiorari; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-979; Statutory right to appeal.
petition for writ of certiorari, motion to dismiss, acting in concert, larceny, felony habitual larceny
constructive possession, motion to dismiss, sufficiency of the evidence, possession of a firearm by a felon
Voir Dire; Alternate Jurors; Preservation; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Jury Instructions; Jury Polling
N.C.R. App. P. 4(a); N.C.R. App. P. 21(a)(1); trial court lacked jurisdiction to extend probation under N.C.G.S. 15A-1344(d); no finding of good cause to modify defendant’s probation after the probationary period expired; N.C.G.S. 15A-1344(f)
motion to suppress, reasonable suspicion, traffic stop, no error
motion for post-conviction DNA testing; N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-269; defendant's burden to demonstrate "materiality"
Anders review, Second degree sexual offense, forcible sexual offense, appellate counsel, frivolous issue, good faith argument.
confrontation clause, waiver of counsel, continuance
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1345(e); Right to confrontation; Right to cross-examination; Sufficiency of the evidence; Probation revocation.
Clerical error; Sufficiency of the evidence; Judgment form dates