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District court judge inquires about propriety of driving school

A district court judge has written to the state attorney general and N.C. State Bar counsel about his concerns over the relationship among the district attorney's office, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the local courts and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina - a nonprofit organization that offers defensive-driving courses to ticketed motorists. Former Mecklenburg County assistant district attorney Sean P. Smith (pictured), who was terminated after he gave an interview to Charlotte's FOX affiliate on July 9, first raised the issue publically.

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Civil Practice – Motion for Reconsideration – Standard – Tort/Negligence – Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority v. Wachovia Bank, N.A. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-15-0731, 6 pp.) (Ben F. Tennille, Ch.J.) N.C. Bus. Ct. Holding: Plaintiff contends it learned in discovery that defendants exercised significant discretion over plaintiff’s investments, plaintiff did not have the ...

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Stunted growth

Largest firms survey reveals dip in numbers, but optimism is returning. Pinched by recession, the total in-state lawyer count at North Carolina’s 25 largest firms has contracted slightly over the past year, although most firm leaders say that the future ...

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