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Recent Decisions From the North Carolina Supreme Court

State v. Rousseau
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 10A17
State v. Carter
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 193PA16
State v. Bullock  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 194A16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing an order denying Defendant’s motion to suppress and vacating Defendant’s guilty plea. Defendant moved to suppress the evidence derived from a se...

State v. Brice  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 244PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals vacating Defendant’s conviction for committing the felony of habitual misdemeanor larceny and remanding the case for resentencing based upon a misdemeanor l...

Friday Investments, LLC v. Bally Total Fitness of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc.  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 248PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: An attorney-client relationship existed between Defendants and a non-party that contractually agreed to indemnify Defendants, but because Defendants failed to request that the trial court provide written findings of fact...

State v. Wilson
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 28A17
KB Aircraft Acquisition, LLC v. Berry
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 349PA16
State v. Reed
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 365A16
In re A.E.C
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 82PA15-2
Catawba County ex rel. Rackley v. Loggins  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 152PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: A district court has jurisdiction to modify a child support order without a party filing a motion to modify asserting that there is a change in circumstances. Catawba County, by and through its Child Support Agency, ex...

Department of Transportation v. Adams Outdoor Advertising of Charlotte Limited Partnership  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 206PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the order of the Court of Appeals reversing the trial court’s order addressing the appropriate measure of damages in this condemnation action. The North Carolina D...

State v. Murrell  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 233PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The indictment returned for the purpose of charging Defendant with the offense of robbery with a dangerous weapon was fatally defective because it did not sufficiently allege all of the essential elements of the offense....

State v. Goins
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 273A16
Blondell v. Ahmed
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 275A16
In re Estate of Skinner  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 277A16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing an order entered by the superior court removing a guardian of an estate and trustee under a special needs trust for breach of fiduciary duty. Mar...

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