Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed William “Bill” Wolfe to serve as a superior court judge in Judicial District 7C, which serves Edgecombe and Wilson counties, the governor’s office announced on Jan. 21. Wolfe will fill the vacancy created by the ...Read More »
Cheri Beasley, a former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, has joined McGuireWoods’ litigation practice in Raleigh as a partner and member of the firm’s appellate team. Beasley joined the Supreme Court in 2012 and was appointed chief ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — The hiring of a new top administrator of North Carolina’s court system is one of several significant personnel changes in a shake-up atop the state Judicial Branch since Chief Justice Paul Newby was sworn in this month. ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill of a North Carolina Supreme Court decision requiring it to release disciplinary records of students who violated the school’s sexual ...Read More »
HILLSBOROUGH (AP) — Three North Carolina municipalities plan this week to discuss ordinances to expand more anti-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens. Town boards for these Orange County communities have placed proposals on their agendas on successive nights, beginning Monday in ...
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North Carolina’s new Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby and two other newly-elected justices, Phil Berger Jr. and Tamara Patterson Barringer, were sworn in on Jan. 6 during a history-making virtual investiture ceremony that was broadcast live via Webex and ...Read More »
Andrew Heath, a superior court judge and former state budget director and chairman of the state’s Industrial Commission, has been appointed to lead the North Carolina Administrative Offices of the Courts. New Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby made the ...Read More »