Jury trials in North Carolina are delayed until at least September, and resident superior court judges must develop plans for trials to safely resume, North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has announced. Beasley also announced that face masks ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — An inmate at a central North Carolina state prison who tested positive for the coronavirus has died, the Department of Public Safety has announced. The prisoner at the Albemarle Correctional Institution in Stanly County died on July 14 from ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Workers have removed a Confederate monument that stands outside a county courthouse in the western North Carolina city of Asheville. The Citizen-Times reports that the monument was taken down Tuesday morning. The monument outside the Buncombe ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court has temporarily blocked a judge’s ruling that allowed dozens of North Carolina’s bowling alleys to reopen by overturning a portion of Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive order keeping them closed. On Tuesday, ...
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RALEIGH (AP) — The statue of a 19th-century North Carolina Supreme Court justice has been removed from the entrance of the state Court of Appeals building. Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin is known in part for a ruling in which he ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina state senator has announced that he’s contracted COVID-19, marking the first known public case for a General Assembly member. Sen. Danny Britt, a Robeson County Republican and an attorney, told The Associated Press he received the ...Read More »
Applicants sitting for the July 2020 North Carolina bar exam will be spread out across three separate buildings in Raleigh and will have to wear masks throughout the entirety of the exam, the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners has ...Read More »
Nearly 200 large law firms across the country have signed on to become members of a new alliance that seeks to use the law as a vehicle for change that benefits communities of color and to promote racial equity in ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Judges, law enforcement, elected officials, civil rights advocates and others brought together to examine ways to eliminate racial disparities in North Carolina’s criminal justice and court systems are holding their first meeting. The North Carolina Task ...
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