October 23, 2017
The North Carolina Court of Appeals is holding special sessions in Boone on October 23 and Sparta on October 24, and the Watauga and Alleghany County legal communities will gather to celebrate the Court's 50th anniversary.

October 12, 2017

In honor of its 50th anniversary, the Court of Appeals held a celebratory dinner on October 11 at the Angus Barn Pavilion in Raleigh. Philip Miller, president of the Supreme Court Historical Society, was the master of ceremonies, and Chief Judge Linda McGee led the program by honoring all of the judges who have served on the Court since its creation in 1967.

September 28, 2017

From the Kinston Free Press by Dustin George

It’s been 50 years since the North Carolina Court of Appeals heard it’s first case. The court was created in 1967 after a constitutional amendment restructured the state court system, adding the Court of Appeals as an intermediate court between the state Supreme Court and circuit courts.

September 27, 2017

From WWAY-TV by Kirstin Gutierrez

BRUNSWICK, NC (WWAY) — Dozens of people, including students and lawyers, got the chance to see firsthand how the North Carolina Court of Appeals works this afternoon in Brunswick County. All in honor of the court’s 50th anniversary.

September 27, 2017

From Brunswick Beacon by Lindsay Kriz

BOLIVIA— The Brunswick County Courthouse served as the location for a special North Carolina Court of Appeals session Tuesday to commemorate the court’s 50th anniversary.

Among those who attended were students, lawyers and court personnel, in addition to the general public.

September 25, 2017

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is holding a special session in Kinston on September 27, and the Lenoir County legal community is gathering to celebrate the court's 50th anniversary.


September 22, 2017

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is holding a special session in Bolivia on September 26, and the Brunswick County legal community is gathering to celebrate the court's 50th anniversary.


September 20, 2017

From the Fayetteville Observer by Steve DeVane

One ceremony dedicates the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Cumberland County Courthouse, while a second celebrates the 240th anniversary of the North Carolina Superior Court.

When Glenn Adams was a clerk at the state Court of Appeals, one of the judges walked up and put his hand on Adams’ shoulder.

September 15, 2017
On September 20, the Cumberland County Bar Association and 12th Judicial District Bar will host a celebration honoring the 240th anniversary of the North Carolina Superior Court. This event is an opportunity for the Cumberland County legal community to celebrate North Carolina's oldest courts and reflect on the history of the superior court over the past 240 years.
Constitution Day September 17
September 14, 2017

On September 17, 1787, 39 delegates signed the U.S. Constitution and the American system of government was formed. Today, 230 years later, the North Carolina Judicial Branch is engaged in civic education to ensure that North Carolinians understand the principles enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, the role of the Judicial Branch, and the function of the North Carolina court system.

September 1, 2017

From the Kinston Free Press, by Eddie Fitzgerald

Paul Newby didn’t quite know what he was getting into when he was summoned to the N.C. Attorney’s General Office several years ago. But not long after that he would be involved in solving a 138-year-old mystery and returning an important document to the state.

July 3, 2017

In advance of Independence Day, NEWS 14's Capital Tonight looked at the role and importance of the Judicial Branch in state and federal government. Reporter Tim Boyum talked with NC Supreme Court Justices Barbara Jackson and Paul Newby.

June 21, 2017

From NCPolicyWatch.com by Melissa Boughton

The North Carolina Court of Appeals celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. As the court heads into its next half century, Chief Judge Linda McGee has a lot of hopes, but the biggest is for an improved relationship between the judicial branch of government and the people it serves.

June 15, 2017

Article from Mountain Times by Brian Miller

We are taught not to judge our neighbors — that’s best left to the professionals.

Having formed in 1967, the North Carolina Court of Appeals is celebrating 50 years of upholding law in the state, currently under the leadership of Chief Judge Linda McGee, a former resident and legal practitioner of Boone.

June 13, 2017

Article from North Brunswick Magazine

It was the mid-1960’s when Judge Wanda Bryant, a fourth-grader at the time, changed history. She switched schools. Bryant was part of a small group of African American students selected to be the very first to integrate into the all-white segment of the Brunswick County Public school system.

May 31, 2017

Article written by Kyle Perrotti from www.themountaineer.com

For its 50th anniversary, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has been holding special sessions across the state, including one at the courtroom in the Historic Haywood County Courthouse.

May 23, 2017

The Mountaineer, a weekly paper serving Haywood County, reported on the Court of Appeals' 50th anniversary special sessions in Waynesville and Cherokee. Please follow the link below to read the full article.

May 22, 2017
The Court of Appeals held special sessions and a commemorative unveiling of a judges' portrait wall on Thursday, May 18, in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 

May 20, 2017

Article by Melissa Boughton. Reposted from pulse.ncpolicywatch.org.

Court of Appeals 50th Anniversary Celebrates Current, Former Judges

The people’s working court turned 50 this year and current and former judges and staff gathered Thursday to celebrate their accomplishments.

May 19, 2017
Citizens of Waynesville and Cherokee will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the N.C. Court of Appeals with special sessions on May 24 and 25. This is a unique opportunity for citizens and members of the legal community to celebrate while seeing the court in action.