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Pro Se Litigant Hit By Rule 11 (access required)

In what is apparently the first state court application of Rule 11 against a pro se litigant, a doctor who pressed a groundless defamation suit has been hit with $13,450 in sanctions. In an unpublished opinion, Ward v. Roy H. ...

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Lawyer Input Base Broadened (access required)

Changing the way judges are picked will be high on the legislative agenda this session, according to Sen. Dennis Winner, the sponsor of last session’s judicial selection bill. The Asheville lawyer told Lawyers Weekly he will introduce legislation calling for ...

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Federal Ruling Tracks Ruark (access required)

The mother of a plane crash victim has added a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress to a pending U.S. Eastern District damage suit against American Airlines, in the wake of the N.C. Supreme Court’s decision in Johnson v. ...

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