An employee’s internal complaint about a safety issue at his company can qualify as protected activity under North’s Carolina’s Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a unanimous unpublished opinion on Sept. 24. Justin ...Read More »
A railroad company that is wholly owned by the state of North Carolina but operates as an independent corporation isn’t subject to the state’s Public Records Act, a North Carolina Business Court judge has ruled in a case of first ...Read More »
Indigent defendants are not entitled to the appointment of counsel during a summary direct criminal contempt proceeding, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in a case of first impression. Billy Land appeared in Forsyth County Superior ...
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Inmates whose detentions were prolonged by attorneys for the South Carolina Department of Corrections’ erroneous analysis of state sentencing law won’t be able to bring a civil rights lawsuit against those attorneys because the attorneys were shielded by the doctrine ...
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Attorney: Kenneth T. Davies Location: Charlotte Bar membership: Member since 1980 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for one year on Aug. 21. The suspension is stayed for two years so long as Davies complies with certain conditions. ...Read More »
Attorney: John E. Way Location: Morehead City Bar membership: Member since 1981 Disciplinary action: Censured on Aug. 19 Background: In 2016 Way prepared a general warranty deed conveying a piece of real property from his client to the client and ...Read More »