Stay up to date with the latest judicial news, information, press releases, and more on the court system around the state.
Mecklenburg County’s Longest-Serving District Court Judge Rickye McKoy-Mitchell Retires
Judge McKoy-Mitchell’s Ceremonial Closing of Court will be held on September 1, 2022, and livestreamed for viewing.
eFiling Coming to North Carolina Courts: Training Dates Announced for Attorneys
Training sessions will be offered both virtually and in person for File and Serve in September. Attorneys may register now.
Chief Justice Paul Newby's 100-County Tour Visits Martin and Pitt Counties
When completed, Newby will be the first chief justice to visit all of North Carolina's courthouses from Murphy to Manteo.
Jury Duty Scam Alert for Cumberland County
Cumberland County residents are receiving calls from someone posing as law enforcement indicating a judge has signed an arrest warrant.
All Things Judicial Focuses on North Carolina's School Justice Partnerships
School Justice Partnerships focus on keeping kids in school and out of court.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Recognizes Courthouse Employees for Professionalism
Chief Justice Newby recently recognized three Judicial Branch and courthouse employees for their professionalism.
All Things Judicial Features an Interview with former Chief Justice James G. Exum, Jr.
Exum reflects on his early life, career in the state judicial system, and the importance of the judiciary in maintaining our democracy.
North Carolina Court of Appeals to Release New Information Related to Petitions
The Court will disclose the identity and votes of the judges who rule on petitions and whether a petition was unanimous or by majority.
Governor Cooper Announces Judicial Appointment
Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Rhonda Young as District Court Judge to Judicial District 10D, serving part of Wake County.
Chief Justice Paul Newby's 100-County Tour Visits Avery, Buncombe, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties
At each county courthouse, Newby greets judges and courthouse personnel to thank them for their hard work and dedication.
Chief Justice Paul Newby's 100-County Tour Visits Alexander, Caldwell, Catawba, and Iredell Counties
The tour began in May 2021 and after today's visits, Newby will have visited 74 county courthouses across North Carolina.
Three-Judge Panel Issues Ruling in State v. John Prtichard
The three-judge panel ruled that Mr. Pritchard had not proven his innocence by clear and convincing evidence and relief was denied.
All Things Judicial Focuses on the Chief Justice's Task Force on ACEs-Informed Courts and a Faith-Based Strategic Partner
The Task Force seeks to understand the impact of ACEs on children and develop strategies for addressing adverse childhood experiences.
Chief Justice Paul Newby's 100-County Tour Visits Southeastern Counties
At each county courthouse, Newby greets courthouse personnel to thank them for their hard work and dedication in keeping courts open.
26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) Announces All Sessions of Court Will Operate as Normally Scheduled on July 15, 2022
The Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office will be open to the public between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) Announces Court Closures Due to the Presence of Gas Odor Permeating the Courthouse
All sessions of district and superior court are cancelled for the afternoon session on Thursday, July 14, 2022.
Governor Cooper Announces Two District Court Judge Appointments
Governor Roy Cooper has announced two district court judge appointments for Judicial Districts 10 and 26.
All Things Judicial Features an Interview with former U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Allyson Duncan
Judge Duncan reflects on her family, legal service, and professionalism in the North Carolina legal system.
Chief Justice Newby Proclaims July 2022 as Juror Appreciation Month in the Judicial Branch
The ceremonial proclamation declares Juror Appreciation Month “to recognize the importance of jury service to the community.”
Chief Justice Newby Praises Judicial Branch Budget Enhancement
Chief Justice Newby urged lawmakers and the Governor to pass the proposed budget into law as soon as possible.