Appellate Procedure

In its opinions issued on February 21, 2023, the NC Court of Appeals focused on how appellants must preserve their right to appeal issues if they want access to the appellate courts. 
Continue Reading There’s No Appeal Without the Right to Appeal

During the last year, there have been a number of matters decided by an evenly-split vote at both the U.S. Supreme Court and our state Supreme Court. At the U.S.
Continue Reading Supreme Court of North Carolina Adopts New Rule to Avoid Deadlock

The North Carolina Supreme Court issued two opinions on Friday containing interesting nuggets of appellate practice and procedure.

The Supreme Court Can, and Sometimes Will, Exercise Its Broad Authority to
Continue Reading Appellate Practice and Procedure Nuggets from the North Carolina Supreme Court