In State v. Richardson, 272A14, filed 1 September 2023, the Supreme Court of North Carolina reviewed the conviction and sentencing of the defendant. The evidence indicated theContinue Reading To Recuse? Or Not To Recuse?
As we send 2021 out and ring in 2022, a few developments and reminders.
Recusal Order. As reported previously, the Supreme Court of North Carolina has been grappling…
Continue Reading New Recusal Order, New Remote Oral Argument, New Rules, New Clerk: Happy New Year!
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
You lost in the North Carolina Court of Appeals, but you have convinced yourself that your legal argument was correct. You file a Petition for Discretionary Review (“PDR”) with the…
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