Public Policy

Friday I blogged about a proposal to expand the Supreme Court’s mandatory appellate jurisdiction in Business Court cases.  The General Assembly is apparently seeking more changes for our state judiciary–including
Continue Reading Are Even More Legislative Changes In Store for Our Appellate Courts?

Mack Sperling reports this morning in his Business Litigation Report that the General Assembly is toying with “modernizing” the North Carolina Business Court.  Several significant changes are being proposed, but

Continue Reading Is the North Carolina Supreme Court’s Docket About to Expand Significantly?

A few weeks ago, I blogged on the Business Court’s dismissal of an untimely notice of appeal.  Today, the Court of Appeals, in a thoughtful 32-page opinion by Judge Marty
Continue Reading When Does the Trial Court Have Authority to Dismiss An Appeal?