Appellate Court Opinions

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34,171 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA23-385 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Alvarado

Motion in limine; Sexual Assault; North Carolina Rules of Evidence; North Carolina Rule of Evidence 412; Rape-Shield Statute; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Issue Preservation; Exclusion of Evidence; Voire Dire; No error.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-220 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Armstrong

Assault by strangulation; Habitual misdemeanor assault; Predicate assault; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-33(c); Sentencing error; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.4(b); N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-33.2; Distinct interruption; Intervening event.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-239 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Barnes

ex mero motu, expert testimony, plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA23-315 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Benbow

jury instructions; self-defense; stand your ground

, Court of Appeals , COA23-82 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Published
State v. Bowman

Jury Instructions; Plain Error; Forcible Sexual Offense; Unanimous Verdict; Clerical Errors; Reverse; Remand.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-484 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Boynton

Motion in limine; First Degree Murder; North Carolina Rules of Evidence; North Carolina Rule of Evidence 404(b); North Carolina Rule of Evidence 403; Character Evidence; Prior bad acts; Other Purposes; Testimony Admissibility; Jury Instructions; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Plain Error; No error.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-517 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Buchanan

motion to dismiss, felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, expert witness testimony, jury instructions, defense of accident, lesser-included offenses, plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA22-662 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Cooper

first-degree murder; motion to suppress; cell site location information; Rules of Evidence 404(a), 404(b), and 403.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-713 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Golphin

life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, Miller, first-degree murder, N.C. Gen. Stat. Section 15A-1340.19B

, Court of Appeals , COA23-377 (Judge Julee Flood) , Published
State v. Guerrero

motion to suppress; probable cause; canine-sniff; search and seizure; Fourth Amendment; legalization of hemp; trafficking; possession; lesser included offense.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-264 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Hill

Motion to dismiss; first-degree murder; evidence of malice, premeditation, and deliberation; juror challenge for cause; plain error; jury instructions; second-degree murder

, Court of Appeals , COA23-346 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Huntley

Absolute impasse;
State v. Ali, 329 N.C. 394, 407 S.E.2d 183 (1991);
Same events, joined charges;
Prior record level calculation;
Conceded errors;

, Court of Appeals , COA23-207 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State v. Ingram

drug trafficking, investigatory stop, motion to suppress

, Court of Appeals , COA22-981 (Judge Michael Stading) , Unpublished
State v. Jones

first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping, first-degree sexual offense, first-degree burglary, motion to dismiss, insufficiency of evidence, substantial evidence, separate and distinct acts.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-511 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
State v. McCants

waiver of right to be present at trial; preservation; Rule 2

, Court of Appeals , COA23-329 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. McCoy

Ineffective assistance of counsel; motion to suppress; search warrant application; motion for appropriate relief; dismissal without prejudice.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-813 (Judge Michael Stading) , Unpublished
State v. McKinnon

Speedy trial, speedy appeal, sixth amendment, article I, section 18, SBM, lifetime SBM, satellite based monitoring, delayed appeal, unperfected appeal, motion for appropriate relief.

, Court of Appeals , COA23-512 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Mertes

Writ of certiorari; Untimely appeal; Motion for appropriate relief; MAR; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1444; N.C. R. App. P. 4(a)(1) and (2); N.C. R. App. P. 21(a)(1).