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Two Judicial Branch Employees Honored with Caswell Awards for 45 Years of Public Service
Anson County Clerk of Superior Court Marcus Hammonds and Chowan County Clerk of Superior Court Michael McArthur are the honorees.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Presents Professionalism Awards
Awards were presented April 20 at the joint reception and dinner of the North Carolina State Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association.
Lincoln County Officials Announce Grand Opening of New Lincoln County Courthouse
The new court facility located at 120 Justice Drive, Lincolnton, NC 20892 will open to the public on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 8:30 a.m.
All Things Judicial Features an Interview with former Chief Justice Henry Frye
Former Chief Justice Frye was the first African American associate justice and chief justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
Chad Perry Appointed as Chief Special Counsel for the Office of Indigent Defense Services
Perry is only the second person to be appointed as chief special counsel for North Carolina.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Resumes 100-County Tour with Visits to Northern Piedmont and Northeastern Counties
At each courthouse, he greets judges and courthouse personnel to thank them for their hard work and dedication in keeping courts open.
Governor Cooper Appoints Two District Court Judges
Governor Roy Cooper has announced two district court judge appointments for Judicial Districts 8 and 11.
All Things Judicial Focuses on Raise the Age with the Office of the Juvenile Defender
Episode's guests include OJD's Eric Zogry, Burcu Hensley, and LaTobia Avent.
Video and Podcast of the First Ladies of the North Carolina Judiciary Exhibit at Campbell School of Law
The tour is conducted by Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard.
All Things Judicial Podcast Focuses on Public Confidence in North Carolina's Courts and the Role of the Judicial Standards Commission
The Commission initiates proceedings against judges for the purpose of making disciplinary recommendations to the Supreme Court.
Face Covering Mandate and Other COVID-19 Protocols Lifted as 26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) Expands Court Operations
Administrative Order (22-R-396) addresses the use of face coverings and other COVID-19 protocols in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse.
Governor Cooper Announces Two Judicial Appointments
The Governor announced two judicial appointments to superior and district courts today.
Supreme Court Adopts Ability-to-Pay Rule
The rule was adopted on 14 December 2021 and became effective on 1 January 2022.
All Things Judicial Podcast Focuses on Professionalism in the Legal Community
The Commission provides continuing legal education and acts as a voluntary peer intervention program involving professionalism issues.
Campbell Law Dean Rich Leonard's Personal Tour of Exhibit: First African Americans on the North Carolina Bench
The exhibit features a timeline of the lives and achievements of each judge and justice from 1968-2006.
UPDATED: 26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) Announces Modified Court Operations effective March 1, 2022 through March 31, 2022
The new modifications to court operations are effective March 1-31, 2022. See the updated attached reference chart for full details.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Honored Ola M. Lewis at Courthouse Dedication Ceremony
Judge Lewis was the longest serving woman trial court judge in North Carolina history.
All Things Judicial Podcast Features Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Clarence Henderson
Clarence Henderson helped launch the sit-in protests in Greensboro on February 2, 1960.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Proclaims February 5-12 as Court Reporting and Captioning Week for the Judicial Branch
This week-long event is meant to highlight the many aspects of court reporting and captioning.
New All Things Judicial Podcast Episode Focuses on North Carolina's Court Reporters
This episode was released in recognition of National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, February 5–12.