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19968
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On July 1, 1983, a new statute takes effect governing the towing of vehicles by law enforcement officers. The old law expires June 30. The new law sets out the procedures officers must follow before or after having a vehicle towed and provides for a hearing before a magistrate for owners who wish to contest the towing.
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19967
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This bulletin discusses a law passed in 1982 as a result of a concern that allowing motor vehicles to be towed without the opportunity for a quick hearing would be an unconstitutional taking of property without due process of law. Brannon seeks to explain the law and suggests a step-by-step procedures for holding towing hearings.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 5, Aug 1982, p1-13, f
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19966
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This bulletin discusses the law on the sheriff's authority to break and enter when executing civil process. Each sheriff must determine what procedures for deputies to follow in executing process.
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19998
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This article examines a selective collection of North Carolina cases covering approximately the last fifty years that involve irregular or unusual conduct by or affecting a trial jury. The author also examines what action, if any, the trial judge should take when this situation arises.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 1, Jan 1978, p1-15, bibl
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19999
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Effective January 1, 1978, all measurements of alcoholic beverages in North Carolina were to be converted to metric size. As a result various crime laws have been restated in metric terms. This memorandum explains the change that took place on January 1 and provides tables for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judicial officials to use in determining whether the liquor laws are being violated.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 2, Jan 1978, p1-5, il
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20001
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The new Trial Procedure Act which is effective January 1, 1978 will make changes in the procedure for considering revocation of probation. Under the Act, probation may be imposed unless the offense is a capital one or a mandatory life sentence. Probation may be supervised or unsupervised, and the Act modified what the court may impose as conditions of probation.
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20004
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There has been renewed emphasis on the use of restitution to the victim of a crime as a condition of probation or suspended sentence; however, a number of probation officers report that they sometimes have problems in making certain the restitution is paid. This article offers some suggestions that could make the system of restitution more effective.
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20005
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The new Trial and Appellate Procedure Act, recommended by the Criminal Code Commission, became effective July 1, 1978. A number of changes were proposed. Watts selects for discussion certain changes that are either of special interest or may require background explanation for full understanding.
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20002
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North Carolina has a number of different kinds of gambling activities that are dealt with in the state's General Statutes. Some are broadly written; others are narrower and deal with specific kinds of gambling, like lotteries and slot machines. The article examines how the gambling statutes have been modified by local acts passed by the North Carolina General Assembly.
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20000
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Legislation enacted by the 1977 North Carolina General Assembly converted all state liquor offenses to metric terms effective January 1, 1978. Crowell explains some problems that have arisen in the application of the law and how to avoid them.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 5, May 1978, p1-3, il
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20003
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The purpose of this addendum is to supply information which was inadvertently omitted from the chart of local acts regulating bingo which was included as part of the memorandum.
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20006
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The 1977 North Carolina General Assembly rewrote the speedy-trial provisions to require the trial of criminal cases within 120 days, effective on October 1, 1978, and within 90 days, effective October 1, 1980. Farb discusses the new law and how the 120-day limitation will work. The entire law, including the 1978 amendments, appears at the end of the memorandum.
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20007
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Crowell provides information on the passage of the act and offers suggestions for its implementation, including forms to be used. The test of the new law is included at the end of the memorandum.
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 12, Sept 1978, p1--12, plus unnumbered sheets
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20075
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This memorandum provides history on structured sentencing and related legislation. The first attempt to create legislation that calls for even-handed punishments with strict regulation of judges' and correction officials' discretion began in the General Assembly in 1977 and culminated with the Fair Sentencing Act of 1981. This article also discusses new structured-sentencing legislation that will take effect on January 1, 1995.
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20073
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This paper is intended to serve as a reference source on the developing law of voluntary intoxication in North Carolina. It examines the current state of the law and suggests areas that may continue to be sources of dispute. The article discusses the following topics: (1) the elements of the voluntary intoxication defense; (2) the applicability of the defense to different offenses; (3) evidentiary issues; (4) the burdens on the defense and prosecution; and (5) jury instructions
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Administration of Justice Memorandum (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 1, Apr 1993, p1-21, f
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