Today at the Court of Appeals (3/7/11)

Today, March 7, 2011, beginning at 1:00 pm, a panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals comprised of Chief Judge Martin and Judges McGee and McCullough is scheduled to hear oral argument in the following cases:

State v. Goode - The Court of Appeals will consider whether a trial court had jurisdiction to impose consecutive life sentences without parole against a criminal defendant after the defendant's death sentence was vacated by a federal court on the basis of constitutionally inadequate counsel.

Record on Appeal

Appellant's Brief

Appellee's Brief

Primerica Life Insurance Company v. James Massengill & Sons - This appeal raises the question of whether the trial court erred in granting a motion for a judgment not withstanding the verdict that vacated a jury award in a dispute over life insurance proceeds.

Record on Appeal (Part 1)

Record on Appeal (Part 2)

Appellant's Brief

Appellee's Brief