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Attorneys – Fee Awards – Prevailing Parties – Justiciable Issue – Summary Judgment – First Impression – Civil Rights – Open Meetings (access required)

Free Spirit Aviation Inc. v. Rutherford Airport Auth. (Lawyers Weekly No.10-07-0739, 19 pp.) (Martha A. Geer, J.) Appealed from Rutherford County Superior Court (Mark Powell, J.) Holding: When awarding attorney’s fees, a court may designate both a defendant and a ...

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Criminal Practice – Attorneys – Right to Counsel – Forfeiture of Trial Counsel – Term of Forfeiture – First Impression – Appellate Counsel – Re-Sentencing (access required)

State v. Boyd. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0677, 9 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Halifax County Superior Court. (Alma L. Hinton, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though defendant forfeited his right to representation by counsel at trial, since he ...

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