This post summarizes the published criminal opinions from the Supreme Court of North Carolina released on September 1, 2023. These summaries will be added to Smith’s Criminal Case Compendium, a free and searchable database of case summaries from 2008 to the present.
This post summarizes criminal decisions released by the Supreme Court of North Carolina on April 16, 2021.
This post summarizes opinions issued by the Supreme Court of North Carolina on June 5, 2020.
This post summarizes three opinions issued by the Supreme Court of North Carolina on November 1, 2019.
This post provides summaries of the opinions of the Supreme Court of North Carolina published on August 16, 2019.
Last week, the state supreme court unanimously reversed State v. Turner, __ N.C. App. __, 793 S.E.2d 287 (2016), and held that any “any criminal pleading that establishes jurisdiction in the district court should toll the two-year statute of limitations” set forth in G.S. 15-1. It did so in a case named State v. Curtis. This post recaps the Turner controversy and unpacks the ruling in Curtis.