Briefs

Read about recently filed briefs on our blog.

Royal Oaks Concerned Citizens Association, et al. v. Brunswick County, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 13-822, November 15, 2013 (community land use)

State of North Carolina v. Marcus Reymond Robinson, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, No. 411A94-5, August 9, 2013 (defense of Racial Justice Act)

Greene v. City of Greenville, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, COA No. 12-908, March 12, 2013 (death due to gross negligence)

Hammond v. Saini, et al., Plaintiff-Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 12-1493, February 26, 2013 (medical malpractice discovery)

In the Matter of Tracey E. Cline, Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 12-964, December 10, 2012 (removal of district attorney)

Ray v. Forgy, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 12-1071, November 21, 2012 (medical malpractice)

King v. Bryant, Plaintiff-Appellees’ Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 12-918, October 2, 2012 (medical malpractice)

Wilcox v. City of Asheville, et al., Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 12-12, March 5, 2012 (public official immunity)

Rawls v. Yellow Transportation, Plaintiff-Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 11-971, October 12, 2011 (total disability compensation)

Jenkins v. Hearn Vascular Surgery P.A., Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 11-454, August 1, 2011 (prenatal medical malpractice)

Waheed v. Holder, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, No. 11-1095, April 29, 2011 (immigration consequences of criminal convictions)

Ray v. N.C. Department of Transportation, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 11-17, March 21, 2011 (public duty doctrine)

Raymond v. N.C. Police Benevolent Association, Inc., et al., Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, NO. 230PA10, October 11, 2010.

Evans v. Hendrick Automotive Group, Plaintiff-Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 10-39, May 10, 2010 (compensable injury)

Adkins v. Stanley County Board of Education, et al., Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocated for Justice, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA 09-638, August 20, 2009 (Open Courts provision of N.C. Constitution)

Craig v. New Hanover County Board of Education, Plaintiff-Appellant’s Brief, North Carolina Supreme Court, No. 484PA07, April 7, 2008 (sovereign immunity and State constitutional claims)

O’Mara v. Wake Forest University Health Services, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, North Carolina Supreme Court, No. 414PA07, January 7, 2008 (expert testimony in medical malpractice case)

Heatzig v. MacLean, Plaintiff-Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. 07–875, November 13, 2007 (non-biological parent custody rights)

Fu v. UNC Chapel Hill, Plaintiff-Appellee’s Brief, North Carolina Court of Appeals, No. COA07-654, September 13, 2007 (occupational disease claim in workers’ compensation case)

Faulkner-Health-Management, Plaintiff’s Brief, Franklin County Superior Court, No. 03-CVS 271, August 15, 2005 (punitive damages in medical malpractice case)

Whitt v. Harris Teeter, Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc., North Carolina Police Benevolent Association, Inc., and North Carolina Association of Educators, Supreme Court of North Carolina, No. 416A04, February 2005 (constructive wrongful discharge in violation of public policy)

State v. Carmen, Amicus Brief on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation, Inc., Supreme Court of North Carolina, No. 153A03, May 19, 2003 (suppression of involuntary statement in criminal case)

Best v. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., Amicus Brief on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation, Inc. and the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Supreme Court of North Carolina, No. 277 A02, August 5, 2002 (drug testing of government employees

Kelly v. Carteret County Board of Education, et al., Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Supreme Court of North Carolina, No. 139A02, May 16, 2002 (wrongful discharge in violation of public policy)