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McCrory appoints lawyer to NC Appeals Court

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Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a Winston-Salem lawyer to a vacant seat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. McCrory's office announced Monday the governor appointed Richard Dietz to the appeals court bench. Full story...
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Lee takes Senate oath from judge appointed to NC Supreme Court

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videoNew Hanover County's new state senator took his oath of office from the newly-appointed NC Supreme Court justice today in Wilmington. Full story...
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Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

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A Republican Court of Appeals judge will join the state Supreme Court two months before he's scheduled to be on the ballot to run for the same seat on North Carolina's highest court. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. judge files for open NC Appeals Court seat

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videoA Brunswick County judge is the 19th and final candidate to file to fill an open seat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Full story...
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Convicted man to be released in 20-year-old murder case

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A North Carolina appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to block bail for a man who has spent nearly 20 years in prison for a double-murder conviction marked by misconduct from Durham police and the prosecutor disbarred over the Duke lacrosse case. Full story...
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NC appeals court sides with state retirees

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A North Carolina appeals court says former state Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake and other retired state employees can continue their legal fight over health insurance coverage. Full story...
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NC court upholds life sentence for UNC killing

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The state Court of Appeals says the man who was a teenager when he killed UNC student body president Eve Carson should stay behind bars for life. Full story...
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Court orders new trial for NC man in wife's death

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The state Court of Appeals is ordering a third trial for a Raleigh man convicted of killing his pregnant wife, saying the judge shouldn't have allowed evidence about a wrongful death lawsuit and a custody challenge for his daughter. Full story...
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NC court must weigh who decides on execution drugs

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North Carolina's Court of Appeals wants a fact-finding lower court to consider whether an appointed state official or a state rulemaking commission should decide how the state executes convicted killers. Full story...
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NC appeals court upholds Duke-Progress deal

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videoA North Carolina appeals court has upheld the regulatory decisions that made Duke Energy Corp. the country's largest electric company. Full story...
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Court of Appeals upholds three New Hanover convictions

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Three New Hanover County criminal cases were upheld Tuesday by the N.C. Court of Appeals, including the 2013 conviction of Harold Goins Jr., sentenced to four life terms for the rape of a cousin in 2010. Full story...
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NC court keeps life sentence for convicted burglar

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A divided North Carolina appeals court panel says a life sentence given in the 1970s to a teenager for second-degree burglary is not cruel and unusual punishment, meaning he must remain behind bars. Full story...
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NC appeals court does not dismiss fireworks cases

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An appeals court says negligence lawsuits filed by representatives of three workers who died and one person who survived a 2009 fireworks explosion on a North Carolina barrier island can continue. Full story...
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NC court weighs who decides on execution drugs

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A North Carolina appeals court is deciding whether appointed state officials can alone decide how convicted killers are executed or whether others must review the procedure. Full story...
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Appeals court sets new date on execution rule arguments

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A state appeals court has rescheduled oral arguments in the lawsuit by North Carolina death row prisoners who challenged the rules for carrying out executions. Full story...
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