Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, or Business Court.

29,137 Opinions

, Supreme Court , 3A08-4 , Published
Adams Creek Assocs. v. Davis

Appeal from trial court's refusal to release defendants from jail due to their continued failure to comply with conditions imposed in an order of civil contempt; whether the Court of Appeals erred by affirming the trial court's order when the trial court did not consider defendants' evidence that they are unable to comply with the contempt order, as required under N.C.G.S. 5A-21(a)(3).

, Supreme Court , 294PA17 , Published
State v. Austin

Whether N.C.G.S. 15A-954(a)(9) establishes a procedure to hear a pretrial motion by a defendant to dismiss a murder charge based on the immunity provision of section 14-51.2, the 'castle doctrine.'

, Supreme Court , 68A18 , Published
State v. Krider

Whether the trial court erred in revoking defendant's probation under N.C.G.S. 15A-1344(f) after his probationary term expired; whether the State presented sufficient evidence that defendant willfully absconded probation in violation of N.C.G.S. 15A-1343(b)(3a) and whether the trial court abused its discretion in making that finding.

, Supreme Court , 421PA17 , Published
State v. McPhaul

Whether the trial court committed prejudicial error in admitting testimony from the State's expert in fingerprint identification that tied defendant to the crimes for which he was convicted.

, Supreme Court , 330A17 , Published
State v. Sayre

Whether an indigent defendant made a sufficient showing of 'materiality' under N.C.G.S. 15A-269 to require the trial court to appoint counsel to assist with his post-conviction motion for DNA testing to support his claim of innocence.

, Supreme Court , 290A17 , Published
State v. Smith

Appeal from trial court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress evidence; whether the warrantless search of the room in defendant's apartment in which contraband was found was constitutional; whether seizure of the contraband was permissible under the 'plain view' doctrine.

, Supreme Court , 408A17 , Published
State v. Stimpson

Whether defendant, who, along with two accomplices, participated in a series of armed robberies over a two- to three-hour period, engaged in a single conspiracy or in multiple conspiracies to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-16 , Published
Barrett v. Coston

Statute of frauds, deed, will parol evidence, Equitable remedy, Contract

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1299 , Unpublished
Blumenschein v. Blumenschein

Child Custody; N.C. Gen. Stat. 50A-207; Declining Jurisdiction as Inconvenient Forum

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1017 , Published
Cabarrus Cty. Bd. of Educ. v. Dep't of State Treasurer

Administrative Procedures Act; Rule Making; Exemption; N.C.G.S. Sec. 135-5(a3); Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System; State Agency Adoption of Rules and Regulations

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1179 , Published
Haarhuis v. Cheek

Post-Judgment Receivership, Unliquidated Legal Claims, Insurer's Bad Faith, Insolvent Judgment-Debtor, Equity