Remember traveling? Getting dressed for work? Those were the days, but they weren’t without their risks, as Sidebar was reminded while reading a recent North Carolina Court of Appeals decision from the safety of his home office. Jerry McSwain filed ...Read More »
A recent law school graduate isn’t giving up on his lawsuit alleging the online site Above the Law defamed him in a 2018 story that referred to him as a “dumb kid” and “entitled ponce.” On Jan. 6, U.S. District ...Read More »
It’s hard to imagine how the Fyre Festival could have possibly been a bigger disaster. Promoters had hyped it as the experience of a lifetime, a luxurious music festival set on a dazzling Bahamian island, but in the end absolutely ...Read More »
The 33-foot Winnebago Vista was hard to miss when Sidebar rolled into the parking lot of a shopping center in northeast Raleigh—which, for the law firm that operates out of it, is sort of the point. The new firm, Osborn ...Read More »
“Radical transparency” is a hot new trend in tech and political circles, but a Guilford County District Court judge has—perhaps—provided some fairly radical transparency about why he’s just been suspended from the bench. Guilford County District Judge Mark Cummings was ...
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Appellate judges are often called upon to review cases in which a person’s freedom, or livelihood, or constitutional rights may hang in the balance. And then there’s also this stuff: The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently handed down an ...Read More »