The North Carolina Court of Appeals is holding a special session in Kinston on September 27, and the Lenoir County legal community is gathering to celebrate the court's 50th anniversary.
The public is invited to attend as a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals hears cases as part of a special session. This event will celebrate the court's 50th anniversary, educate the community about the role of the North Carolina courts, and acknowledge Lenoir County native, Judge Donna S. Stroud, who has served on the Court of Appeals since 2007.
This special session is an extension of the Court of Appeal's commitment to civic education and an effort to increase awareness of the role the court system plays in the lives of North Carolinians.
The Court of Appeals is the state's intermediate appellate court that decides questions of law in cases appealed from superior and district courts, and from certain administrative agencies of the Executive Branch. This special session provides a unique opportunity for attendees to see the court in action.
The panel of judges for this session includes:
Attendees will include local students, lawyers, and court personnel. The general public is welcome to attend.
The event is on Wednesday, September 27, at 10:00 a.m. Judge Stroud will be available for interviews after the event.
Lenoir County Courthouse, 130 S. Queen St., Kinston, NC 28501.
The 50th anniversary of the Court of Appeals continues to unite members of the legal and judicial community with North Carolinians across the state. For more information on how the Court of Appeals is commemorating this historic anniversary, or to request a speaker to discuss the role and importance of the Judicial Branch at your next event, please visit Celebrate.NCcourts.org.