Stay up to date with the latest judicial news, information, press releases, and more on the court system around the state.
All Things Judicial Highlights the Wake County Legal Support Center
Episode explains the Center's creation and operation and includes a tour of the Center with Judge Dunston.
International Delegates Learn About North Carolina Alternative Dispute Resolution
A delegation from the Republic of Ghana in West Africa recently met with the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission (NCDRC).
Wayne County Clerk of Superior Court's Office Changes Public Hours of Operation
Beginning April 3, 2023: The Clerk's Office will be open to the public 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All Things Judicial Discusses how Hollywood Portrays Lawyers and Judges in Film
Judge Lucy Inman and screenwriter and producer Billy Warden discuss their favorite legal-themed movies.
Judicial Branch Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2021–22 Now Available Online
An overview of the Judicial Branch for fiscal year 2021-22. Also, find Statistical and Operational Reports and more annual statistics.
Rowan County Court Makes Courtroom Kid Friendly
Rowan County court officials recently installed a mural to help make court less intimidating for children, youth, and families.
Governor Cooper Appoints Two Judges
Sally Kirby Turner as superior court judge in District 27B and J. Alex Pully as district court judge in District 3B.
Supreme Court Amends Rule 26 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure
The order was adopted on 1 March 2023, nunc pro tunc 13 February 2023, and the amendments apply to cases that are appealed.
All Things Judicial Interviews Campbell Law School Dean Rich Leonard
Leonard shares stories from his personal and professional life and expounds on his recent book "From Welcome to Windhoek: A Judge's Journey"
Judge Julee Flood Formally Invested as Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals
Judge Julee Flood has been formally invested as Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals during a swearing-in ceremony.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Appoints Deputy Director Ryan S. Boyce as Director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
Boyce will become NCAOC Director effective April 4.
Governor Cooper Appoints District Court Judge
W. Rob Lewis, II will serve as district court judge in Judicial District 6, serving Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, and Northampton counties.
All Things Judicial Features Former Chief Justice Henry Frye's Historic Investiture Ceremony
Former Chief Justice Sarah Parker and former Governor Jim Hunt participated in this historic ceremony.
eCourts is Now Live in Harnett, Johnston, Lee, and Wake Counties
eCourts is officially live in the four pilot counties (Harnett, Johnston, Lee, and Wake) today, Monday, February 13.
Supreme Court Adopts New General Rule of Practice
New Rule 29, “Definition of ‘Seal,’” is in furtherance of the Judicial Branch’s eCourts initiative and is effective on 13 February 2023.
Volunteering is Good for Business (Court)
N.C. Business Court team volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank to give back to the community.
Judge Allison Riggs Formally Invested as Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals
Judge Riggs was appointed to the Court by Governor Roy Cooper.
N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts Updates and Adopts Forms to Facilitate Remote Criminal Proceedings
The NCAOC has adopted new and revised court forms to facilitate the trial courts’ ability to conduct criminal proceedings by audio / video.
Governor Cooper Appoints Superior Court Judge for Durham County
Governor Cooper has appointed the Honorable Judge Shamieka Rhinehart to serve as Superior Court Judge in Durham County.
eCourts to Launch in Harnett, Johnston, Lee, and Wake Counties on February 13, 2023
All other counties will not be impacted during this transition to eCourts.