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Letter To The Editor – Jan. 23, 2012 issue (access required)

Your 9 January 2012 article on the N.C. Bar Association’s Judicial Performance Survey presented remarks by 19B District Court Judge Robert M. Wilkins to the effect that he had no clue why he received an extremely low rating in the survey and that he desired to have more “detailed feedback” so that he could better understand his poor showing. When a judge displays an utter lack of knowledge of the law; when he intentionally leads the public to believe that he is biased in favor of cops and prosecutors; when he grants legal custody of small children to mentally disturbed and incompetent parents...

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Judge stretched doctrine of cy pres “beyond recognition” (access required)

In an article in the Dec. 5 issue (“Legal battle between Charlotte neighbors ends with odd twist”), you reported on the resolution of Irby v. Freese, a suit brought by neighbors to enforce a setback requirement in a restricted subdivision in Charlotte. Originally dismissed for laches, the case was appealed, and the Court of Appeals reversed and remanded for a determination on the merits.

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