Judge vacates Silent Sam judgment on grounds requested by UNC alumni represented by Patterson Harkavy

Burton Craige and Narendra Ghosh represent 88 prominent UNC alumni who oppose UNC’s payment of $2.5 million to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) to settle a lawsuit about the disposition of the statue known as Silent Sam. On January 29, Patterson Harkavy filed an amicus brief arguing that the court should not have entered

NC Court of Appeals Rules for State Employee in Whistleblower Case

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently issued an interesting decision in Wang v. UNC-CH School of Medicine.  The majority agreed with the trial court in finding that employees who are excluded from the State Personnel Act are still entitled to protections under the North Carolina Whistleblower Act.  The plaintiff was an EPA Non-Faculty employee whose