Courts Launch Speakers Bureau to Support Civics Education

The North Carolina Judicial Branch is launching a new Speakers Bureau , a free public service to raise awareness and understanding provided by the judicial and legal community of North Carolina. Led by Supreme Court Justices Paul Newby and Sam Ervin IV, the Speakers Bureau is a united effort to support civics education by engaging stakeholders throughout the bench and bar to inform the public about the rule of law, the judicial system, and what it means for our society.

Chief Justice Mark Martin and Governor McCrory Launch Statewide Celebration of North Carolina Courts

Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed the 50th anniversary of North Carolina's unified court system and district courts. The proclamation follows Chief Justice Mark Martin’s statewide announcement earlier this year that launched a statewide celebration of milestone anniversaries for the North Carolina Judicial Branch.

District 9A Celebrates District Courts Anniversary

At the March 21, 2016 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at Clarksville Station restaurant, the club held what is believed to be the first local event at the judicial district level in observance of the Celebrate N.C. Courts statewide initiative marking foundational milestones and historic anniversaries within North Carolina's Judicial Branch of state government. Kiwanian Alan Hicks, State Bar Councilor for Judicial District 9A consisting of Person and Caswell counties, recognized special guests Judge Marion Warren, Director of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts; Superior Court Judge Osmond Smith, Chief District Court Judge Mark Galloway; District Court Judge Mike Gentry, District Attorney Wallace Bradsher and Clerk of Superior Court Deborah Barker.