North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has issued an emergency directive ordering magistrates to continue to perform marriage ceremonies statewide in accordance with appropriate social distancing practices. The directive allows the chief district court judge to restrict the ...Read More »
The North Carolina State Bar Council has approved for publication an amendment to its rules relating to annual membership fees that would delay the imposition of 2020 late fees by 60 days, from June 30 to September 1. The bar ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — A large COVID-19 outbreak at a prison in Goldsboro has led officials to shutter a nearby facility and transfer its offenders elsewhere so guards can help relieve staff at the beleaguered Neuse Correctional Institution. Officers from the ...Read More »
Two of North Carolina’s largest counties are modifying stay-home orders meant to curb COVID-19. Late Thursday, state officials reported eight staff members and approximately 80 inmates have tested positive for the virus at a state prison, the Neuse Correctional Institution ...
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BY MARK MCGRATH Since its inception in 1995, Rule 9(j) has presented stout and unique challenges to medical malpractice victims. As its legislative history makes clear, lawmakers enacted it to eliminate frivolous medical malpractice cases by requiring pre-suit review of ...
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