North Carolina’s appeals courts will reveal how judges ruled

Date:

Share post:


NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

North Carolina’s intermediate-level appeals court will now make public more details about how its three-judge panels settled certain questions brought before them.

On Monday, the state Court of Appeals will begin revealing online whether rulings on petitions filed with the court are unanimous or 2-1 votes. That will happen the day when a petition order becomes public.

Petitions seek legal relief, such as blocking a trial court’s judgment while it’s appealed or compelling a trial court to act.

NORTH CAROLINA PILOT DIES AFTER HE MYSTERIOUSLY JUMPED OR FELL FROM PLANE IN MIDAIR

A North Carolina court of appeals has decided they will reveal more about how their judges rule in different cases.

A North Carolina court of appeals has decided they will reveal more about how their judges rule in different cases.

Ninety days after each such petition decision is announced, the court also will reveal which of the 15 judges served on the panel seated at that time to hear the petition, and how each of them voted.

NOVICE PILOT MAKES EXPERT LANDING ON NORTH CAROLINA FREEWAY AFTER ENGINE FAILURE

Historically, the names haven’t been disclosed so as to discourage legal parties from “judge shopping,” according to a court news release. The 90-day delay will allow the seated panel to remain anonymous, while providing transparency, the appeals court said.

Initially, the identities and votes of judges on the petition panels between March 10 and May 3 will be revealed.

NORTH CAROLINA WOMAN FORCED TO LIE ABOUT BEING ASSAULTED

Petitions are different from written opinions originating from Court of Appeals panels — their authors already are identified, as are the judge or judges who concur with the prevailing opinion.



Source link

spot_img

Related articles

Demi Lovato & New Boyfriend Jute$ Hold Hands In NYC: Photos – Hollywood Life

View gallery Just days before her new album is released, Demi Lovato, 29, was spotted out holding hands...

Cardinals walk off Rockies on a hit-by-pitch

St. Louis Cardinals walk it off on a hit-by-pitch against the Colorado Rockies. Source link

Mom won’t allow child to attend school after reported threat

Starlyn Wimberly doesn't feel like it's safe for her child to be in the classroom after she...

Police: 2 toddlers safe, suspect dead after North Fla. standoff

After several hours of unsuccessful attempts to contact the suspect, police say the house was breached and...
%d bloggers like this: