After more than a year of remote oral arguments, the Supreme Court of North Carolina is ready for some face-to-face time. Barring a COVID-19 resurgence, both the Justices and advocates will be back in the Justice Building during the week of August 30, 2021 for oral arguments.
In a change…Continue Reading Back in the House: North Carolina Supreme Court Returning to In-Person Oral Arguments
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In its recent opinion in Warren County Department of Social Services ex rel. Glenn v. …Continue Reading Where’s Your Daddy?
As reported previously, Dan Horne is retiring as Clerk of the Court of Appeals at…Continue Reading Welcome Gene: Court of Appeals Hires New Clerk of Court
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Those who follow NCAPB know that AJEI offers the best CLE on appellate practice and law. AJEI 2021 is being held live in Austin this year November 11-14. One of…Continue Reading Appellate Judges Education Institute 2021
As discussed previously, the Court of Appeals is searching for a new Clerk of Court due to the retirement of Dan Horne on June 30, 2021. Perhaps you forgot…Continue Reading Still Hiring: Clerk of the North Carolina Court of Appeals
Update Your Style: Appellate Rules Committee Publishes Updated Style Manual and Guide to Appealability
The Appellate Rules Committee has updated its style–the Appellate Style Manual that is. The Style Manual provides practical examples and tips for those practicing in North Carolina’s state appellate courts. …Continue Reading Update Your Style: Appellate Rules Committee Publishes Updated Style Manual and Guide to Appealability
In March, the concept of nominal damages (often just a single dollar awarded to a plaintiff to represent a defendant’s liability in the absence of actual damages) took center stage…Continue Reading Supreme Court Rules that Nominal Damages Can Be Quite Valuable…Maybe?
Appellate Ping-Pong: General Assembly Sends Termination of Parental Rights Cases Back to Court of Appeals
In April 2017, the General Assembly moved primary (i.e., initial) appellate jurisdiction in termination of parental rights appeals from the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court. That change…Continue Reading Appellate Ping-Pong: General Assembly Sends Termination of Parental Rights Cases Back to Court of Appeals
You are invited to attend the Appellate Practice Section’s “Fireside Chat with the Chiefs” this Thursday, May 6th, at 1:00 p.m. Don’t pass up this great opportunity to hear from…Continue Reading ICYMI: Chat with the Chiefs on Thursday, May 6th
Back in January I blogged about how frequently, and in what types of cases, the Fourth Circuit was issuing published opinions after submission on briefs–a new phenomenon in the Circuit…Continue Reading Update on Fourth Circuit Published Opinions Without Argument
If there’s one thing we all remember from law school, it’s the old rule of common law that each dog gets one bite before the owner is on notice that…Continue Reading Courts and Canines: Another chapter in a long-running tale.