North Carolina Supreme Court Decisions

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Recent Decisions From the North Carolina Supreme Court

Meinck v. City of Gastonia  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 130PA17

Justia Opinion Summary: In this personal injury case involving a building that a city owned but leased to a nonprofit arts group, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court’s order granting summary...

State v. Frederick
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 146A18
In re J.C.  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 197A18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court ordered that Respondent Ronald L. Chapman be suspended without compensation from office as a Judge of the General Court of Justice, District Court Division Twenty-Six, for thirty days for conduct violat...

State v. Bass  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 208A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the decision of the court of appeals concluding that the trial court committed prejudicial error in three of its rulings during the trial proceedings and that Defen...

State v. Maddux  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 278PA17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals awarding Defendant a new trial because of a plain error in a jury instruction on aiding and abetting, holding that the trial court erred in giving the aidin...

State v. Arrington  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 280A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals concluding that Defendant’s stipulation to a certain type of second-degree murder was an improper stipulation, holding that Defendant properly stipulated to...

State v. Jones  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 336A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals finding that the citation that charged the offense for which Defendant was convicted was legally sufficient to properly invoke the trial court’s subject-mat...

TD Bank, N.A. v. Eagles Crest at Sharp Top, LLC
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 350PA16
State v. Smith
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 290A17
State v. Austin
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 294PA17
State v. Sayre
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 330A17
Adams Creek Assocs. v. Davis
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 3A08-4
State v. Stimpson
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 408A17
State v. McPhaul
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 421PA17
State v. Krider  
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 68A18

Justia Opinion Summary: The North Carolina Supreme Court held that the State failed to carry its burden of presenting sufficient evidence to support the trial court's decision to revoke defendant's probation based upon a finding that defendant...

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