In conference on June 3, 2020, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued six orders that contain amendments to several of its rule sets.
The statement includes a pledge to assist the defense community in its efforts to identify and fight racism in North Carolina Courts.
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.
Read the statement by the Conference of District Attorneys condemning the tragic and unnecessary loss of George Floyd's life.
Chief Public Defenders and State Defenders of North Carolina Adopt Resolution Denouncing the Murder of George Floyd
The resolution also addresses disproportionate policing, justice and health system inequities, and structural racism.
The Alliance seeks to build a coalition of faith-based groups and legal practitioners to help North Carolinians who lack legal resources.
Find highlights from the June 1, 2020 Administrative Order pertaining to modified court operations for Mecklenburg County for June 2020.
The press conference was held in the courtroom at the Supreme Court of North Carolina, downtown Raleigh.
Chief Justice Beasley to speak about the intersection of the justice system and the protests occurring in cities across North Carolina.
Orders extend emergency directives, time for filing a notice of appeal, stay pending evictions, and create an eviction mediation program.
We have implemented the following guidelines to ensure that everyone has as safe of a visit to the Dare County Courthouse as possible.
Mary Pollard Appointed as Executive Director of the North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services
Pollard is expected to begin her new role in August and will replace Thomas Maher, who was the executive director for the past 11 years.
The five-week series is designed to provide students with practical knowledge and experience in a lost summer for learning application.
Chief Justice Beasley Issues New Order and Emergency Directives Expanding North Carolina Court Operations
The orders extend filing deadlines, postpone jury trials, and require in-person court operations to take place with some restrictions.
WATCH LIVE: Chief Justice Beasley to hold press conference about court operations Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
A virtual press conference will be held on Thursday, May 21, to announce new directives affecting statewide court operations.
The committee will provide recommendations on how courthouse operations can resume in a safe, healthy, and timely manner.
The NCPBRC is proud to announce the induction of 520 attorneys into the 2019 North Carolina Pro Bono Society.
Drug Court Month is a celebration of the lives restored by drug court.
Small businesses and nonprofits can request free legal assistance through the NC Pro Bono Resource Center’s website.