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State v. Jermaine Stubbs
Motion to set aside bond forfeiture; N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-544(f); no statutory authority to set aside.
State v. Joshua McRavion
habitual felon; missing exhibit; adequate alternative
State v. Justin Tyler Mizell
special conditions of probation; prosecutor's statements at sentencing
State v. Kevin McRae
Writ of certiorari; Traffic stop; Fourth Amendment; Motion to suppress; N.C. R. App. P. 4; N.C. R. App. P. 21; Plea agreement; Waive right to appeal; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-979; Discretionary review.
State v. Lamb
motion to suppress; scope of cross-examination; waiver; invited error
State v. Sando
Prior sexual abuse; character evidence; rape shield statute; relevance; pertinent character traits; prior sexual activity
STATE v. SANTOS ANSELMO
Plain error, voluntary intoxication instruction
Torres v. City of Raleigh
Governmental immunity, personal jurisdiction, four procedural postures, full evidentiary hearing, proprietary or governmental mission or purpose of employee, mission or purpose determined by duty assigned
Welch v. Welch
A motion for a DRO after entry of a distribution award is not barred by the statute of limitations on actions upon judgments; Domestic relations order; Qualified domestic relations order; IRA; ERISA; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 50-20.1; Equitable distribution order; Statute of Limitations; Post-judgment order.
Supreme Court Opinions Filed April 28, 2023
Cmty. Success Initiative v. Moore
Whether the trial court erred in holding that N.C.G.S. 13-1, the statute providing for the restoration of voting rights to eligible felons, violates the Equal Protection Clause, the Property Qualifications Clause, and the Free Elections Clause of the North Carolina Constitution.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC v. Kiser
Whether an easement granting Duke Energy an interest in Lake Norman vested Duke Energy with the right to permit third-party homeowners to build structures over and into the submerged easement property and use the waters for recreational purposes.
Galloway v. Snell
Whether the Court of Appeals erred by holding that a settlement agreement was ambiguous and by reversing the trial court's summary judgment order.
Harper v. Hall
On petition for rehearing, whether the three-judge panel properly applied this Court's standards from Harper I in assessing the General Assembly's remedial redistricting plans and, more fundamentally, whether partisan gerrymandering claims are justiciable under the North Carolina Constitution.
Holmes v. Moore
Whether S.B. 824, a law implementing the peoples' choice to amend the North Carolina Constitution by requiring in-person voters to present photographic identification, violates Article I, Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution.
In re H.B.
Whether the Court of Appeals erred by determining that the trial court made sufficient findings of fact to support termination of parental rights.
In re R.A.F., R.G.F.
Termination of parental rights; whether the Court of Appeals erred by vacating and remanding for a new termination hearing when the trial court had dismissed provisional counsel in accordance with N.C.G.S. 7B-1108.1(a)(1) and N.C.G.S. 7B-1101.1(a)(1).
In re S.R.
Clarifying that the standard of review for an appellate court at the adjudicatory stage of a termination of parental rights proceeding is to determine whether there is clear, cogent, and convincing evidence in the record to support the trial court's findings of fact, and whether the findings of fact support the conclusions of law.
State v. Flow
Whether the trial court erred by declining to conduct further inquiry into defendant's capacity to proceed following an apparent suicide attempt.