North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure

In federal court, an order granting a preliminary injunction is immediately appealable under 28 U.S.C. § 1292.  In North Carolina courts, however, an order granting a preliminary injunction is
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In March, we blogged about a chart  summarizing post-Dogwood opinions involving appellate rules violations.  Drew and Carrie may be adding another entry to their chart.  In an opinion authored
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