Entries by Appellate

Join Us At Our Inaugural Lunch & Learn On Friday, June 14

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 […]

An Historic Quarter at the Supreme Court of North Carolina

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 […]

Substantial Confusion? The Lessons From Ramsey v. Ramsey

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 […]

Permanent Home for NC Rules of Appellate Procedure on NC Courts Webpage

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 […]