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Recent Decisions From the North Carolina Supreme Court

State v. Varner
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 115PA17
In re A.P.  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 145PA17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Juvenile Code does not mandate that a petition alleging a juvenile is abused, neglected, or dependent must be filed only by the director or authorized agent of the department of social services of the county “in whic...

In re Johnson  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 214A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners lawfully took disciplinary action against a certified professional and her corporation (collectively, Petitioners) for failure to follow a rule requ...

Head v. Gould Killian CPA Group, P.A.  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 27A17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that summary judgment was improper in this case alleging fraudulent concealment and professional negligence. In her complaint, Plaintiff alleged that Defendants failed properly to prepare and file...

In re Adoption of C.H.M.  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 297PA16

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeals that affirmed the order of the trial court requiring Father’s consent before proceeding with the adoption of a minor child (Child), holding that the evidenc...

State v. Yisrael
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 304A17
In re Henderson  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 30A18

Justia Opinion Summary: Based upon the findings and conclusions and the recommendation of the Judicial Standards Commission, the Supreme Court concluded that Respondent Gary L. Henderson, a Judge of the General Court of Justice, District Court...

Quality Built Homes Inc. v. Town of Carthage  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 315PA15-2

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was when the claims that Plaintiffs asserted against Defendant, the Town of Carthage, accrued and whether Plaintiffs’ claims were barred by a one-year, two-year, three-year, or ten-year statute of limitations an...

State v. Reed
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 331A16
State ex rel. Utils. Comm'n v. NC WARN
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 350A17
Atl. Coast Props., Inc. v. Saunders
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 365A15-2
Swan Beach Corolla, L.L.C. v. County of Currituck
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 397A17
State v. Dunston
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 401A17
State v. James  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 514PA11-2

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was the validity of the procedures prescribed in N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1340.19A - 15A-1340.19(D) (the Act) for the sentencing of juveniles convicted of first-degree murder in light of Miller v. Alabama, 467 U.S. 4...

State v. Jacobs  
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 126PA17

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals determining that the trial court did not err in excluding evidence of the complainant’s history of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) pursuant to N.C. R....

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