Tag Archives: charging documents

North Carolina Sticks with the Rule that Omitting an Element in an Indictment Deprives the Court of Jurisdiction – at Least for Now

“Belk’s Department Stores, an entity capable of owning property”

Court of Appeals Rules that a Citation Was Sufficient Even Though It Failed to Allege Multiple Elements of an Offense

Charging R/D/O: Alleging the Duty the Officer Was Discharging

Charging Greater and Lesser-Included Offenses Separately

Court of Appeals: Pleading Standards Are Relaxed for Citations

Pleading Defects and Double Jeopardy

How Many Charges Can One Charging Document Contain?

Pleading in the Conjunctive

Fatal Variance — Use It or Lose It