Posted by Beth Scherer
on Jul 30th, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Chief Justice Parker has appointed Judge Linda McGee as the new Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, effective August 1. The information came in after we sent out yesterday’s e-blast. ... Read More
There’s a noteworthy paragraph at the end of an unpublished opinion issued by the Court of Appeals today, Jacokes v. APM Builders, Inc., in which the Court wrote the following:
Because we hold that the... Read More
It’s the “Judges in the News” edition today on our blog.
Pamela Harris will join the Fourth Circuit to replace Judge Andre Davis, who took senior status earlier this year. Judge Harris was... Read More
When the Court of Appeals determines that a trial court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over a case, what does that determination allow the trial court to do with the case after mandate? The answer, as we... Read More
Approximately two months ago, I blogged on the Business Court’s dismissal of an appeal not filed with the Business Court by the 5:00 p.m. notice of appeal deadline. On Tuesday, the Business Court dismissed... Read More
Chief Judge John Martin, who has been chief of the North Carolina Court of Appeals for over a decade, informed Governor McCroy on Tuesday that he will be stepping down effective August 1.
Judge... Read More
Last week I had to get out my decoder ring. I received a text message from a person 20 years my junior. In a world where dyslexic keypads seem to be the norm, websites like google and urban dictionary... Read More
Ignore that Rule of Appellate Procedure! How often do you hear me say that? I would wager not often, but the Court of Appeals’ recent opinion in Magazian v. Creagh precipitates a friendly warning to take... Read More
Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its final two opinions of the term with widely-anticipated rulings involving the Affordable Care Act and union fees. The justices split 5-4, in both opinions... Read More
DRI, the Defense Research Institute, is hosting what promises to be a fantastic appellate advocacy seminar in Chicago in a few weeks, beginning on July 17. My firm’s appellate practice group is proud... Read More