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17964
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Coates discusses the structure of modern North Carolina state court systems form the lower courts to the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 9, June 1958, p1-2, 5-8, map, f
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19888
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The General Court of Albemarle was a primary colonial court responsible for the hearings of all common law cases in the colony. Functioning between 1670 and 1689, all court matters were overseen by the Governor. The General Court heard both criminal cases and non-judicial matters; examples of both are reproduced here in the 1684 Minutes of this colonial court.
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22514
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Citing police and prosecutor misconduct, attorneys Theresa Newman and Jamie Lau of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic may be able to vindicate Derrick McRae, a mentally-ill black man, of a murder committed in Rockingham, NC in 1995.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 1, January 2015, p7-17, il, por Periodical Website
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24056
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A recent publication from the UNC School of Government entitled, Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases, is a manual designed to help defense attorneys, judges, and prosecutors identify meritorious claims of racial bias. The manual includes information, techniques, and resources for distinguishing such claims.
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27500
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As the 1990 elections near, the race that could have the most direct impact on citizens is the open NC Supreme Court Seat. Of the 6 nominated candidates, all are well-respected, but questions arise about Samuel Currin. Currin, a former aide to US Senator Jesse Helms, is criticized by attorneys and legal observers for his seeming lack of knowledge of the law and questionable ethics. Currin had a previous federal judgeship blocked through a bi-partisan effort.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 8 Issue 42, October 24-31 1990, p8-10 Periodical Website
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28459
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The story of Rhoda Bruington and her path to prison are told. Bruington was 46 when she helped her boyfriend commit armed robbery and was sentenced to 104 years in prison. The prison and justice system in North Carolina and its need for reform are also discussed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 8, February 1995, p10-13 Periodical Website
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30541
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Survey of court records of the Morgan Superior Court District, NC from 1782-1792. The District of Morgan was a newly formed Superior Court District that was split from the District of Salisbury, to better service the Appalachian counties of Burke, Wilkes, Rutherford, Washington, Sullivan, and Lincoln.
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Carolina Comments (NoCar F 251 C38), Vol. 31 Issue 5, Sep 1983, p131-139, il, map Periodical Website
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36278
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The justice system in North Carolina got its day in court through an examination of its inadequately funded courts. It’s a factor making North Carolina among the lowest ranking states for spending. As for where that low per capita spending’s impact can be most keenly felt, the author asserted it’s those seated at the counselor’s bench.