RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two Republicans running for seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court beat their Democratic opponents Tuesday, flipping the partisan makeup of the high court in Republicans’ favor for the first time since 2016.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A massive amount of money has been spent in a pair of North Carolina Supreme Court elections next week that could decide the court's partisan tilt for several years.
A review of campaign finance reports due this week and other filings with the State Board of Elections shows the four general election candidates seeking two positions and affluent political action committees have spent at least $15 million combined to try to influence voters.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court opened the door Friday to nullifying a voter ID mandate approved by citizens in 2018 because the lawmakers who put it on the ballot were elected from districts tainted by illegal racial bias.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In another remapping decision along partisan leanings, the North Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to speed up arguments on further challenges to the boundaries for the state's legislative seats and congressional districts.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Supreme Court law clerk has been chosen by Wake County Democrats to run for a state House seat this fall after a veteran legislator resigned this month.
County party activists selected Tim Longest on Monday to become the nominee for the 34th House District seat, party spokesperson Kate Bixler said on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Supreme Court justice should stay out of ruling in a longstanding public education funding case because many years ago she represented some of the plaintiffs in the litigation and filed briefs in the matter, Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court reinstated a man's murder and robbery convictions in the death of his co-worker on Friday, reversing an appellate ruling that had declared the circumstantial evidence at trial was too weak for guilty verdicts.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin will be the founding dean of the developing High Point University School of Law, the university announced Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court said on Friday it would take over a lawsuit seeking to change when felony offenders can vote again, rather than wait for intermediate-level appeals judges to decide whether it was right for a trial court to loosen restrictions.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to give a judge another week to work through the latest step in a long-running legal fight over public education spending.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Supreme Court decision on Friday will allow a man convicted as a teenager in the death of a cab driver more than 25 years ago to have a new trial.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 2014 plea agreement by a man arrested 16 years after the fatal shooting of a police officer should stand, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday while reversing a lower court decision that declared it should be canceled because an indictment was defective.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to accelerate appeals in a photo voter identification lawsuit by hearing the case without waiting for the Court of Appeals to deliberate first.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trial court panel will name an outside remapping expert to help them determine whether upcoming replacement redistricting maps comply with partisan limits required by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A divided North Carolina Supreme Court struck down the state's new maps for congressional and General Assembly seats Friday, declaring that state courts had authority to throw out lines engineered to secure a long-term Republican advantage in an otherwise closely divided state.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Supreme Court justices and attorneys volleyed Wednesday over whether the court has authority to throw out new congressional and legislative districts simply because they comfortably favor Republicans in a state otherwise closely divided politically.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three North Carolina Supreme Court justices said Monday they won't step aside from hearing a blockbuster redistricting case this week, rejecting requests from lawyers covering both sides of the litigation to recuse themselves.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina Supreme Court justices — the son of a powerful legislator among them — said on Friday they won't step away from hearing a case that challenges a pair of constitutional amendments, one of which mandates photo voter identification.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled on Friday that nonprofit charter schools can’t avoid facing civil fraud claims alleging mismanagement of taxpayer money by arguing they are immune from such lawsuits like a state agency.