By Gregg F. Schwitzgebel III Fellow Appellate Practice Section members─ I’m writing in regard to a few upcoming events in the life of our section. First and foremost, I’m writing to invite you, and your colleagues and friends, to our Section’s first-ever Lunch & Learn, beginning at noon Friday, June 14 at the NC Bar […]
By Jeff Kelly We are less than two weeks away from the Appellate Practice and Litigation Sections joint social at Dandelion Market in Charlotte. Appellate Practice and Litigation Joint Networking Event 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019 Dandelion Market, 118 West 5th St., Charlotte, NC 28202 Click here to RSVP.
By Gregg F. Schwitzgebel III The members of the NCBA Appellate Practice Section respectfully recognize and honor that the year 2019 marks a crescendo in a highly significant commemorative period for the North Carolina Judicial System, with 2016-2019 milestones including the 50th anniversaries of the unified court system (2016), the District Court (2016), the North […]
By Jon Ward A recent case from the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Ramsey v. Ramsey, published Feb. 5, 2019 (No. COA18-600) not only serves as a cautionary tale for practitioners but may also lead to important guidance from North Carolina’s appellate courts regarding the dismissal of appeals. In short, Judge Zachary, writing for the […]
By Gregg F. Schwitzgebel III Please know there is now a dedicated page on the North Carolina Courts website for the N.C. Rules of Appellate Procedure: https://www.nccourts.gov/courts/supreme-court/court-rules/north-carolina-rules-of-appellate-procedure On this page, one has access to an up-to-date codification (7 January 2019 version, attached) of the Rules, as well as to slip orders that have yet to […]
By Jeff Kelly While 2019 is not on track to become the futuristic landscape predicted in Blade Runner, the new year brings new Rules of Appellate Procedure and takes steps toward a paperless appellate practice. On Dec. 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued an order amending the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure, […]