Ola Lewis
FIRST ON 3: Judge Ola Lewis awarded $105,000 in libel case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 5:40pm.

video After four days of testimony, a jury found Edward Rapp guilty of libel. Brunswick County Judge Ola Lewis was awarded $105,000.

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Judge Lewis takes stand in libel case
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 5:14pm.

video For the second time in two years a jury will be asked tomorrow to distinguish between first amendment rights and libel in a case involving a Brunswick County judge.

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Judge's libel claim heads to court for third time
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 4:40pm.

video It was a Facebook post meant to be viewed by friends. But Edward Rapp's comments about Judge Ola Lewis turned into a libel suit after it ended up on an internet blog. Now the lawsuit is back in court.

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Brunswick County gets creative to staff court offices
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 3:04pm.

video The Brunswick County Commission has come up with what one judge says is a creative solution to a budget hurdle.

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Appeals Court splits decision in Judge Lewis libel case
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 9:18am.

video The North Carolina Court of Appeals says a citizen's blog post two years ago defamed a Brunswick County judge, while another post did not.

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Julia Boseman no longer a court appointed attorney
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 11:25am.

Former Senator Julia Boseman has dropped her appeal to be put back on the court appointed attorney list in Brunswick County.

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ONLY ON 3: Brunswick Chief Deputy responds to judges' accusations
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 5:00pm.

In a motion to the NC Supreme Court filed this week, Judges Jerry Jolly and Ola Lewis say Chief Deputy Charlie Miller was not truthful when he said Lewis called him away from an investigation to deliver a court order to the District Attorney.

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THE RANT: Judge Ola Lewis .. more the politican, less a judge
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:12pm.

Judge Lewis, we have higher expectations for our judges. We expect them to be ABOVE the riff-raff that happens on the political battlefield. Not only have you caused a division in the Brunswick County Republican Party, you've also chosen to wage two political battles -- which you've lost. Perhaps it would be a good idea if you stuck with what you know best, ruling on judicial and legal issues from the bench, and stay out of politics. Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties have enough drama already without you stirring up more.

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Judge's defamation claim rejected
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 2:02pm.

Judge Ola Lewis sued Edward Lee Rapp for defamation after he criticized her online for wearing a campaign button for another candidate last year.

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ONLY ON 3: Judge Lewis's defamation claim goes to court
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 07/01/2011 - 1:16pm.

videoA Brunswick County judge was on the other side of the bench this morning. It all stems from a Facebook message about a campaign endorsement.

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