Supreme Court Justices Paul Newby, Sam Ervin IV and Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee appeared on 680 WPTF in Raleigh to discuss the role of the Judicial Branch, upcoming court anniversaries, and Speakers Bureau opportunities. Rick and Donna Martinez, hosts of the WPTF program “You Don’t Say,” conducted the September 14 interview which lasted approximately 50 minutes.

The panel of judges accepted questions from the hosts and callers that covered topics on the differences between the federal and state constitutions, structure of the appellate courts, and the fairness of the North Carolina court system. The interview can be heard in its entirety online.

Speakers Bureau

This interview was made possible through the North Carolina Judicial Branch Speakers Bureau. To interview a judge or to request a speaker for your education or civic event, please visit

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