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McCrory names Winston-Salem lawyer to N.C. Appeals Court

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory announced the latest in a series of judicial appointments on Monday, naming Winston-Salem lawyer Richard Dietz to an upcoming vacancy on the N.C. Court of Appeals. Dietz will take the place of current Appeals Court Judge … Continue reading

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McCrory makes appointment to N.C. Appeals Court

(Photo: Judge Lisa Bell – Facebook) Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday announced his appointment of Judge Lisa Bell to the N.C. Court of Appeals. Bell, who currently serves as a special Superior Court judge, will temporarily take the place … Continue reading

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McCrory makes appointment to N.C. Supreme Court

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced that he will appoint current N.C. Court of Appeals Judge Bob Hunter to the state Supreme Court. Effective Sept. 6, Hunter will fill the seat being vacated by Justice Mark Martin, who in … Continue reading

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McCrory names Mark Martin as N.C. chief justice

Justice Mark Martin at the 2013 N.C. Inaugural Parade in Raleigh. (Photo: TheVoterUpdate.com) Republican Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that he will appoint Mark Martin as the next chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Martin, the court’s┬ásenior associate … Continue reading

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19 candidates running in special election for N.C. Appeals Court seat

A whopping 19 candidates have filed to run in a special election to replace retired N.C. Court of Appeals Judge John Martin. Whichever candidate garners a plurality of votes in the special statewide election, which will be held in conjunction … Continue reading

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