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The North Carolina Supreme Court today agreed to review a Court of Appeals decision limiting the immunity enjoyed by healthcare professionals under a Covid-era statute.

In May 2020, the pandemic

Continue Reading Petition Alert: NC Supreme Court to Examine Scope of Immunity for Covid-Era Healthcare

I wrote a few days ago about some practitioners experiencing problems with overzealous spam filters catching important notices from our appellate courts. To be clear, this is a user-side issue

Continue Reading Helpful Changes to NC Appellate E-filing Site: “Upcoming Oral Arguments” Banner

Trigger warning:  this post may cause appellate lawyers to have nightmares.

There has been a spate of technical glitches on the user side lately that caused critical notices from the

Continue Reading Users’ Spam Filters Are Blocking Some Calendar Notices from North Carolina’s Appellate Courts

The four civil cases decided by the Supreme Court on 15 December 2023 hang together by a focus on minimalism and, in three of them, dissenting opinions by Justice Earls.  Based on the current composition of the Supreme Court, this minimalist approach, with a dissent, may be a harbinger of what to expect from the Supreme Court in the future.
Continue Reading A Majority Court and a Dissenting Justice: A Glimpse into the Future?