**Update: As Troy’s follow-up blog post notes, the Court of Appeals subsequently withdrew and replaced its February opinion with a new opinion issued on March 19, 2019.    The only copy of the February opinion in my possession is not in the public domain. Therefore, you’ll just have to trust me regarding what the original opinion said.

Post-Dogwood, cases in which appeals are dismissed for non-jurisdictional rules violations are rare. … Continue Reading