Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed five new judges to fill positions on benches across the state and named a former U.S. attorney to replace a prosecutor who was removed from his position. Cooper named Eula Reid a superior court judge ...Read More »
Affordable legal resources remain scarce for North Carolina’s low-income population, according to the findings of the state’s first statewide civil legal needs assessment in almost 20 years. The North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission conducted the comprehensive study in ...Read More »
Prosecutors won’t be able to appeal a ruling granting a new trial to a Gaston County man convicted of killing a college student, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled. Mark Carver was convicted in 2011 of murdering ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina law that gives local courts authority over the release of body camera video has come under a harsh glare after a judge refused to make public footage of deputies shooting and killing Andrew Brown ...Read More »
By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The first Black woman to serve as chief justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court announced her entry Tuesday into the state’s highly competitive U.S. Senate race. Cheri Beasley formally ...
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HENDERSONVILLE (AP) — A western North Carolina district attorney is being removed from his elected office after a judge issued an order finding the prosecutor engaged in “willful misconduct.” The removal of Greg Newman, the top prosecutor for Henderson, Polk ...
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BURLINGTON (AP) — Civil rights groups have settled a dispute with a North Carolina sheriff’s office over courthouse protests against a Confederate monument. The settlement guarantees that the grounds of the old Alamance County Courthouse must remain open to the ...
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