Chief Justice Beasley Continues Court System COVID-19 Response; Modifies, Extends Emergency Directives
Today’s order also allows jury trials to resume in districts with an approved Jury Trial Resumption Plan.
The court’s order amending Rule 3 was adopted on 13 October 2020 and is effective immediately.
Today's order further extends time in certain bail bond forfeiture proceedings.
The court’s order amending Rule 5 was adopted on September 23, 2020, and is effective on October 1, 2020.
Our country has lost a great jurist in Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The order extends all unexpired Emergency Directives: 2-6, 8-15, 18, 20-22.
Chief Justice Beasley Extends Emergency Directives Regarding Jury Trials, Evictions, and Public Health Measures
Directives postpone jury trials, affect summary ejectments, and prescribe social distancing measures.
The orders entered today by Chief Justice Beasley extend the effect of Emergency Directives 2–8.
Sign Up for the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice Public Comment Session
Sign up to speak virtually at the first public comment session of the Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice on Tuesday, July 28.
This directive requires that an affidavit be filed in residential evictions to confirm compliance with the federal CARES Act.
Chief Justice Beasley Orders Extension of Emergency Directives Regarding Jury Trials and Court Facility Public Health Measures
The directives postpone jury trials, prescribe social distancing measures, and allow additional time for ejectment proceedings.
Chief Justice Cheri Beasley Issues Emergency Orders Requiring Face Coverings in Courthouses and Planning for the Resumption of Jury Trials
Chief Justice Beasley announced that jury trials in North Carolina courts will be delayed through at least September.
Task force is co-chaired by Associate Justice Anita Earls
The directives continue to allow increased use of technology and seek to limit foot traffic in courthouses.
The address focused on the Judicial Branch’s commitment to access, fairness, and impartiality for the people of North Carolina.
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Chief Justice Beasley Extends Emergency Orders Regarding Jury Trials and Court Facility Public Health Measures
Emergency directives postpone jury trials, prescribe social distancing measures, and allow extra time for summary ejectment proceedings.
The oral arguments will be the first set to be heard using remote technology in the Court's 200-year history.
In conference on June 3, 2020, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued six orders that contain amendments to several of its rule sets.
Associate Justice Anita Earls Named Co-Chair of Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice
Justice Earls was named co-chair, along with North Carolina Attorney General Stein, of the Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.