North Carolina Supreme Court Decisions

Browse Opinions From the North Carolina Supreme Court


Recent Decisions From the North Carolina Supreme Court

State v. Todd  
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 18A14-2

Justia Opinion Summary: The record should be further developed in this case before a reviewing court can adequately address Defendant's ineffective assistance of counsel claim. Defendant was convicted of robbery with a dangerous weapon. The co...

State v. McKiver
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 213PA16
Town of Beech Mountain v. Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.,
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 230A16
State v. Campbell
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 252PA14-2
Wilkes v. City of Greenville  
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 368PA15

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was injured while working for Defendant. The North Carolina Industrial Commission accepted Plaintiff’s claim as compensable under the Workers’ Compensation Act, and Defendant began paying Plaintiff compensation...

United Community Bank (Georgia) v. Wolfe  
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 289PA15

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case concerning borrowers’ invocation of North Carolina’s anti-deficiency statute, the Supreme Court held that Defendants failed to forecast substantial competent evidence sufficient to create a genuine issue of...

Inquiry Concerning a Judge, No. 15-222  
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 370A16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court ordered that David Q. LaBarre, an Emergency Judge of the General Court of Justice, be censured for violations of Canons 1 and 2A of the North Carolina Code of Judicial Conduct and for conduct prejudicia...

In re Redmond  
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 86A16

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, the General Assembly established the Eugenics Asexualization and Sterilization Compensation Program to provide compensation to any claimant who was asexualized or sterilized involuntarily under the authority of...

King v. Bryant  
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 294PA14

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert King signed an arbitration agreement at the time of his initial appointment with Dr. Michael Bryant, who was to perform a bilateral inguinal hernia repair on King. In the course of the surgery, Bryant injured King...

North Carolina State Bar v. Tillett  
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 208PA15

Justia Opinion Summary: The Judicial Standards Commission (JSC) imposed a public reprimand on Judge Jerry R. Tillett (Defendant), a judge in Judicial District One of the General Court of Justice, Superior Court Division, for misconduct while in...

State v. Allman  
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 25A16

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with six offenses pertaining to the manufacture, possession and sale or delivery of illegal drugs. Defendant filed a motion to suppress evidence seized during the search of her home, asserting that...

Turner v. Thomas
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 319PA14
State v. Carvalho
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 369A15
City of Asheville v. State  
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 391PA15

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, legislation was enacted requiring the City of Asheville to involuntarily transfer the assets it uses to operate a public water system to a newly-created metropolitan water and sewerage district. The City filed a...

State v. Floyd  
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 474PA14

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, Defendant was indicted for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a weapon of mass destruction, and attaining habitual felon status. The indictment listed the underlying felony as attempted...

The opinions published on Justia State Caselaw are sourced from individual state court sites. These court opinions may not be the official published versions, and you should check your local court rules before citing to them. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site, or the information linked to on the state site.