Category Archives: Procedure

Mistrial Leads to Double Jeopardy Violation in State v. Schalow

Harmless Error and Jury Unanimity in DWI Cases

Prying Open the Jury Room: Supreme Court Creates an Exception to the No-Impeachment Rule for Racial Bias

North Carolina Supreme Court Rules That Juvenile’s Request to Call Mother During Custodial Interrogation Was Not Clear Invocation of Statutory Right to Consult a Parent or Guardian To Bar Further Interrogation

Counsel’s Unconsented-to Admission to Elements Isn’t a Harbison Error

State v. Parisi Answers DWI Procedural Riddle

Update on Fingerprints, Phones, and the Fifth Amendment

Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offenses

State Supreme Court Rules that the State Bar Can’t Discipline a Sitting Judge for Judicial Misconduct

Tolling the Statute of Limitations after State v. Turner