March 17, 2017

On March 16, 2017, Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson joined host Mark Shiver on the news program What Matters in North Carolina. Judge Tyson shared about the Court of Appeals 50th Anniversary, his thoughts on how a judge should approach the rule of the law, and the proper understanding of majority rule while protecting the rights of the minority.

March 9, 2017

The Court of Appeals heard two cases during a special session held at Elon Law School in Greensboro. The Burlington Times-News covered the session the article "At Elon Law, appeals judges get rare audience." Click the link for the full article.

March 6, 2017

The Court of Appeals will convene a special session at Elon University School of Law on Tuesday, March 7.

March 1, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby was the keynote speaker at the Association of Executives of North Carolina Winter Conference. The conference was held in RTP in February 2017 with approximately 250 people in attendance.

February 24, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Mike Morgan gave a presentation to students at Jones Middle School in Trenton, North Carolina as part of the school’s Black History Month Celebration. Justice Morgan is from New Bern and was the first African-American student to attend his elementary school, Trent Park Elementary, in New Bern, North Carolina.

February 15, 2017

The North Carolina Bar Association profiled Wake County Chief District Court Judge Robert Rader in the recent article NC Courts Celebration Finds A Champion in Judge Robert Rader written by Russel Rawlings, Director of Communications for the North Carolina Bar Association.

February 8, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby appeared on the Time Warner Cable News show In Depth in December 2016. He was interviewed by guest host Nick LaGrange about the Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau, structure of the North Carolina court system, and the importance of civic education.

February 1, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Sam Ervin was interviewed on WHKY in Hickory by host Hal Row on the program, First Talk. The live interview took place on Wednesday, February 1. During the interview, Justice Ervin discussed North Carolina's role in the Watergate hearings, the structure of North Carolina's court system and the Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau.

January 30, 2017

Supreme Court Justices Paul Newby and Sam Ervin spoke with Mitch Kokai of Carolina Journal Radio about civic education and the role of the Judicial Branch in state government. During the approximately nine minute segment, the Justices shared their thoughts about the founding principles of our system of government and the importance of an educated citizenry.

January 20, 2017

The News & Observer column, Under the Dome, covered the launch of two public service announcements advertising the Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau. The article highlighted the diverse speakers available through the bureau and the civics education initiative launched by Chief Justice Mark Martin.

January 17, 2017

The N.C. Judicial Branch is launching public service announcements today for TV and radio to encourage civic education through the Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau. The PSAs will be placed in all media markets across the state to be aired immediately.

December 21, 2016

The legal and judicial communities of Cumberland County came together on December 21, 2016 at the Old Cumberland County Courthouse for a panel discussion and celebration breakfast.

December 20, 2016

The North Carolina district courts are celebrating 50 years of achievements by bringing together the legal and judicial communities of Cumberland County for a panel discussion and celebration breakfast.

December 17, 2016

High Country magazine profiled the 50th Anniversary of the N.C. district courts in their December 2016 issue. The article entitled, “From the Barn Shed to the Courthouse,” chronicles the creation and history of the district courts from the perspective of people who were there as witnesses.

December 16, 2016

On Wednesday, December 14, the Judicial Branch hosted 30 students from Rolesville High School in Wake County as part of a civic education initiative launched by Mark Martin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. Court of Appeals Judge Chris Dillon and Supreme Court Clerk Bryan Boyd gave remarks and engaged with students during a question and answer period.

December 14, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Ervin IV appeared on the “Around the Triangle” radio program in December as part of the North Carolina Judicial Branch's ongoing civic education effort.  Host Steve Sedhal’s interview with Justice Ervin lasted approximately 45 minutes and covered a variety of topics that included the Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau, the Celebrate North Carolina Courts anniversa

December 13, 2016

The North Carolina district courts are celebrating 50 years of achievements by bringing together the legal and judicial communities of Halifax, Northampton, Hertford, and Bertie counties. The community will honor this landmark anniversary with a special program sponsored by the Sixth Judicial District Bar Association.  

December 9, 2016

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee wrote a guest editorial for the Lexington Dispatch in November. In the editorial, Judge McGee outlined the history of the Court of Appeals, discussed the N.C. court anniversaries and shared ways in which citizens can engage with the court system.

December 8, 2016

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The North Carolina district courts are celebrating 50 years of achievements by bringing together the Forsyth County legal community for a bar meeting and special event. The event is an opportunity for all current and former district court officials to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of the Judicial Branch and district courts over the past 50 years.

December 7, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Court of Appeals held a special session in Guilford County to promote civic education and celebrate the milestone anniversaries of North Carolina's courts.