April 3, 2017

In advance of the Court of Appeals special sessions on April 4 and 5, the New Bern Sun Journal, Havelock News and Jacksonville Daily News published the following news articles on April 3, 2017:

March 30, 2017

Court of Appeals Judge Donna Stroud was profiled in the Kinston Free Press in an article entitled Women in Law: Judge Donna Stroud. In the article, Judge Stroud discusses her childhood in Lenoir County, career as a lawyer and a Wake County district court judge, and her tenure on the Court of Appeals.

March 29, 2017

Chief Judge Linda McGee was profiled in a McDowell News and Hickory Daily Record article entitled Fair and Balanced: Marion native talks importance of state Appeals Court.

March 27, 2017

Court of Appeals Judge Wanda Bryant was interviewed by Ashlea Kosikowski on the WECT-TV news program First at Four. Judge Bryant discussed the role of women on the Court of Appeals and how that role has changed over the years.

March 24, 2017

Court of Appeals Judge Ann Marie Calabria was interviewed for the In Depth segment on Time Warner Cable News. Judge Calabria discussed the role of women in the law and the celebration of the Court of Appeals 50th Anniversary.

March 22, 2017

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 and the Yadkin Ripple, a newspaper located in Yadkin County, profiled a member of the Court: Judge Valerie Zachary. In the article, Judge Zachary shares about her upbringing in Yadkin County, decision to go to Harvard Law School and role on the Court of Appeals.

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.