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Eliminating Court of Appeals Seats in North Carolina

Eliminating Court of Appeals Seats in North Carolina

  The Court of Appeals needs and deserves more human resources to do its important work in a timely fashion, not less. Important changes in the judicial system demand careful review – Bill Powers, President NCAJ          Reduction of Court of Appeals judges should only occur after a request by the Chief Justice and the Administrative Office of the Courts based on...
NC Dog Laws | Curb Laws | The Real Scoop

NC Dog Laws | Curb Laws | The Real Scoop

CURB LAWS IN NORTH CAROLINA.  There is no poop fairy in Charlotte.    GRAB IT BAG IT TOSS IT   My aunt Joan worked for a time as a purser.  She has truly funny stories about dealing with people on-board ships and answering their many questions. I guess we all can get a bit discombobulated when in strange or unfamiliar settings.  Maybe it was the rolling ships.  Maybe it had something...
Resources Link for Law Students Encountering Problems

Resources Link for Law Students Encountering Problems

Resources Link for Law Students Encountering Problems  Regional Law School Contact Information Professional Bar Associations Mental Health Substance Abuse Resources Financial Aid Department of Education Statement     Stress, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assistance  BarCARES – Confidential, Free of Charge Help in dealing with problems that might be causing distress or to identify...
Bill Powers Steps into a Rare Role

Bill Powers Steps into a Rare Role

Spotlight: Bill Powers Steps into a Rare Role By Sonya Pfeiffer     It is no secret that there is this thing between Raleigh and Charlotte. The sometimes obvious, sometimes subtle thing. Not exactly a competition or rivalry; indeed, if you ask any nice and polite North Carolinian from either city you are likely to get a politically correct response, like “we need each other.” But bless...
What is the History of Labor Day

What is the History of Labor Day

 Day of Rest from Hard Work:  What is the History of Labor Day?   Labor Day recognizes the day-in-day-out dedication and hard work of people like machinists, carpenters, plumbers, and workers whom build America  – Bill Powers    Labor Day may be what many consider the End of Summer, known for a time of cooking out, spending time with family, and sneaking in one last trip to the...
DWI Officer Fired Over Problems with Testimony

DWI Officer Fired Over Problems with Testimony

  Prosecutors may “Orally Dismiss” cases in Open Court District Attorneys (State Prosecutors) may also File Written Notice of Dismissal Clerk of Court required to “record the dismissal”         Modified Transcript of “DWI Officer Fired Over Problems with Testimony” for the Hearing Impaired Monica: Begin with the fallout from a Wake...
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