Sovereign Immunity

A while back I wrote about the collateral order doctrine as discussed by the Fourth Circuit in Williams v. Strickland. (See prior blog post here).  Williams involved an
Continue Reading The Mandate Rule and another Thinly-Sliced Qualified Immunity Opinion from the Fourth Circuit

Tuesday’s batch of opinions from the Court of Appeals contained a smorgasbord of jurisdictional issues pertaining to interlocutory appeals. In no particular order:

Department of Transportation v. Riddle

This condemnation
Continue Reading A Jurisdictional Jamboree (including an RPR sighting!)

Almost two years ago, my colleague Matt Leerberg wrote about the Court of Appeals’ decision in Can Am South, LLC v. North Carolina and the potential implications of that decision:

Continue Reading What’s in a Name? Perhaps the Right to an Immediate Appeal

Readers of our blog may be interested in a few nuggets concerning interlocutory appeals that appeared in the slate of opinions that the North Carolina Court of Appeals published on
Continue Reading Interlocutory Appeals: Unique Considerations in Criminal Cases Involving the Suppression of Evidence and in Cases Involving Sovereign Immunity