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Recent Decisions From the North Carolina Supreme Court

Cooper v. Berger  
Date: January 26, 2018
Docket Number: 52PA17-2

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case filed by Governor Roy A. Cooper III challenging the constitutionality of legislation creating a new Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement and appointing existing members of the State Eth...

Harris v. N.C. Dep't of Pub. Safety
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 110A17
Wheeler v. Cent. Carolina Scholastic Sports, Inc
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 150A17
In re G.T
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 420A16
State v. Godbey
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 443PA16
State v. Wilson
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 466A16
State v. Moore  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 22A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court modified and affirmed the decision of the court of appeals concluding that Defendant received adequate notice of his probation revocation hearing pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1345(e). The trial cou...

Worley v. Moore  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 310A16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the trial court disqualifying Defendants’ counsel under North Carolina Rule of Professional Conduct 1.9(a), which balances an attorney’s ethical duties of confidentiality and lo...

State v. Dick  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 386PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals vacating Defendant’s conviction for first-degree sexual offense and remanding the matter for a new trial on the charge and reinstated Defendant’s conviction...

State v. Jackson
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 397A16
State v. Sanchez
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 410PA16
Easter-Rozzelle v. City of Charlotte  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 52PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s decision to award Plaintiff benefits arising out of a 2009 automobile accident. The court of appeals co...

State v. Fletcher  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 94PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal from criminal convictions, the Supreme Court modified and affirmed the decision of the court of appeals concluding that the trial court did not abuse its discretion by overruling Defendant’s objection to a...

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