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NC Supreme Court weighs trials for hospital bills

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North Carolina's Supreme Court will decide whether patients who object to hospital bills can get a court to decide whether they're unreasonably expensive. Full story...
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NC high court to hear case of school bra search

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The case of a teenager who had to untuck her shirt and pull out her bra with her thumb as part of a search for pills at an alternative school in North Carolina is headed to the state Supreme Court. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Judge Jolly ducks reporter questions on NC Supreme Court ruling

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video Judge Jerry Jolly took District Attorney Jon David all the way to the state Supreme Court over the DA's new traffic court program, but the judge would not stop for our camera when we tried to ask about the high court ruling against him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: David, Jolly take feud to NC Supreme Court

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video The battle between Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David and District Court Judge Jerry Jolly finally had its day in the state Supreme Court. WWAY was the only Wilmington TV station in the courtroom in Raleigh as justices heard arguments from both sides today about a dispute over traffic court. Full story...
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Ex-NC high court justice Orr joins law firm

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A former North Carolina Supreme Court justice and 2008 Republican candidate for governor is heading to a well-known law firm in the state after leaving a conservative-leaning legal group earlier this month. Full story...
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NC justice finds evidence of building break-in

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A break-in at the North Carolina Supreme Court caused broken glass but little other damage. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: State Supreme Court halts Judge Jolly's order; DA David can proceed with traffic court

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video Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David says he's ready to move forward with a traffic court program after the North Carolina Supreme Court decided in his favor earlier this month. Full story...
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Supreme Court to hear David's appeal of Jolly ruling

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The NC Supreme Court has agreed to hear Jon David's challenge of an order by District Court Judge Jerry Jolly. Full story...
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In NC case, US Supreme Court says age must be considered in interrogation

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The high court on Thursday ruled that police and school officials were wrong when they interviewed a 13-year-old special education student about a string of break-ins in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Judge Jolly's attorney moves to dismiss DA David's appeal to NC Supreme Court

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Since Jon David has no authority to petition for a writ in the name of the State of North Carolina, the Petition should be summarily dismissed. In the alternative, the Petition for a writ of mandamus should be denied, since Petitioner, Jon David, has no clear right to an administrative traffic court or administrative traffic court days. Full story...
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Supreme Court to hear arguments on NC executions

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The North Carolina Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case that could change how the death penalty is administered. Full story...
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NC court to hear case on death penalty process

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The state Supreme Court will hear arguments that could help determine the future of the death penalty in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court rejects Google incentives lawsuit

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North Carolina's Supreme Court is rejecting a lawsuit filed by a few taxpayers over tax breaks used to lure Google Inc. to Caldwell County. Full story...
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Boseman adoption ruled invalid

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North Carolina's highest court has ruled an adoption method used by a same-sex couple where one partner already is the biological parent is invalid. The state Supreme Court ruled 5-2 on Monday in the case involving outgoing state Sen. Julia Boseman, ex-domestic partner Melissa Jarrell and Jarrell's son. Full story...
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Boseman custody case could set same-sex adoption precedent

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videoA state senator's custody battle could decide the future of same-sex adoption in North Carolina. In 2002 Sen. Julia Boseman's then partner Melissa Jarrell gave birth to a son. Three years later Boseman became the boy's second legal parent. But after the couple split up, Jarrell asked to have the adoption voided. Full story...
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