North Carolina Appellate Practice Blog

Fox Rothschild's blog about practicing law in North Carolina state and federal appellate courts

Two significant announcements came out of the Fourth Circuit this week.  The first was that the Court announced that in-person oral arguments will resume for the Court’s December argument calendar (December 7-10).  This, of course, is always subject to change
Continue Reading Fourth Circuit Happenings – Back to Richmond and a New Member of the Court

On Wednesday, October 13th, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued new amendments to the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.  The key changes, which apply to notices of appeal filed on or after 1 January 2022, are summarized below:
Continue Reading Supreme Court Adopts New Appellate Rules Amendments: Mandatory E-filing, Records on Appeal, and Motions . . . Oh My!

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued a surprising disqualification order last week, setting up what could be a contentious internal fight within the Supreme Court as to which justices will determine a high-profile appeal
Continue Reading North Carolina Supreme Court Issues Surprising Disqualification Order in Appeal of “Usurper” Lawsuit