North Carolina

Law Firms

Case closed: Stolen Barrister Bear ‘sleeps with the fishes,’ but replica is back outside law firm

Judiciary

Patricia Timmons-Goodson nominated for long-vacant seat on federal court bench

Election Law

Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

Judiciary

Concerned about veteran with PTSD, judge orders him to jail and serves the time with him

Trials & Litigation

Suit claims ‘Love It or List It’ overcharged homeowners and did shoddy rehab work

Judiciary

Woman hopes for change in breastfeeding policy after being told to leave courtroom

Civil Rights

North Carolina AG won’t defend suit over transgender bathroom law

Government Law

North Carolina governor signs law regulating transgender bathroom use at government facilities

Criminal Justice

Lawyer nodded off on ‘multiple occasions’ at trial, requiring reversal, 4th Circuit says

Trials & Litigation

Gun comment backfires on court attendee, who is both held in contempt and criminally charged

Real Estate & Property Law

Neighbor didn’t have standing to challenge modern house in historic district, appeals court says

Bar Associations

Former NC justice calls for outside review of state bar, says it’s divided into ‘two extreme camps’

Careers

Lawyer relinquishes his law license to make a point

Legal Ethics

Lawyer crossed line by taking water bottle for DNA test without permission, panel says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of conducting DNA test on water bottle without permission testifies in ethics hearing

Criminal Justice

Attorney takes plea deal in marijuana ‘grow house’ case

Death Penalty

Top NC court vacates ruling for death-row inmates claiming racial bias in their sentences

Legal Ethics

Does lawyer have ethical duty to replace hacked client funds? It depends, ethics opinion says

Judiciary

Judge charged in federal bribery case is accused of paying FBI agent $100 for copies of texts

Personal Lives

Lawyer saves fellow motorist in burning car from fiery explosion