RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday, December 20, released a slate of new rulings ranging from parental rights to personnel law.
The complete rulings can be found at http://appellate.nccourts.org/opinions/.
-- In re L.M.T., (40PA13)
Termination of parental rights proceedings; whether the trial court?s permanency planning review order relieving DSS from further reunification efforts with the children?s mother contained sufficient findings of fact to satisfy the requirements of N.C.G.S. § 7B-507(b)(1)
-- State v. Franklin, (36A13)
Whether the trial court erred in denying defendant's motion to suppress evidence seized from a traffic stop; whether the stop was pretextual and in duration unreasonable.
-- Wind v. City of Gastonia, (172A13)
Whether defendant?s employee is entitled to a complete, unredacted copy of all documents in his personnel file related to complaints filed against him; statutory interpretation of N.C.G.S. ' 160A-168
-- Samost v. Duke Univ., (218A13)
Breach of contract claim based on statements in a student handbook; whether the handbook creates an enforceable contract and if so, whether defendant breached it; whether the trial court erred in granting judgment on the pleadings for defendant