News Release - Kiwanis Club of Cape Fear Hosts Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson as Guest Speaker

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson will address the Kiwanis Club of Cape Fear in Fayetteville in support of the N.C. Judicial Branch’s initiative to increase public understanding of the judicial system’s role and its impact on citizens. Judge Tyson volunteered to...

News Release - Luncheon and Court of Appeals Special Session Held in Celebration of N.C. District Courts 50th Anniversary

The legal community of Davidson and Davie Counties came together at a luncheon on Monday, Oct. 17, to celebrate a historic anniversary milestone – the 50th Anniversary of the North Carolina District Courts. The luncheon was followed by a special session of the Court of Appeals, which met at the...

Lexington Times-Dispatch Documented Historic Davidson County Court of Appeals Special Session

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals, comprised of Judge John Tyson, Judge Wendy Enochs and Chief Judge Linda McGee, heard two cases which began at 2:00 p.m. in the Davidson County Courthouse on October 17. The public was invited to attend the court’s special session held in part to...

Media Advisory - Davidson and Davie Counties Celebrate N.C. District Courts’ 50th Anniversary with Luncheon and Court of Appeals Special Session

Davidson and Davie counties' legal communities are hosting a luncheon to celebrate the district courts' 50th anniversary on Monday, Oct. 17. Following the luncheon, the Court of Appeals, which typically sits in Raleigh, will hold a special session where a panel of judges will hear two cases. These...

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee Connected with North Carolina Homeschool Students

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee gave a presentation to 16 middle-school-age students who are part of the homeschool cooperative ministry “SEEK” in Cary, North Carolina. The students were part of the co-op’s Active Participants in Government and Legal Systems enrichment class which met on...

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.