Latest North Carolina Supreme Court News

NC ruling influence on sex-offender monitoring may be muted

Sep. 24, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It's constitutional for North Carolina to require people convicted of the most serious sex offenses to be monitored perpetually by satellite-linked bracelets, the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday. But the majority opinion's influence on sex...

NC's highest court: Felons who registered recently can vote

Sep. 11, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Certain felons released from prison or never incarcerated and who registered to vote recently in North Carolina will remain eligible as litigation over their right to vote continues, the state’s highest court has ruled. The state Supreme Court, in...

Supreme Court: NC Railroad isn't subject to open records law

Aug. 14, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Railroad Co., a nearly 175-year-old company now owned fully by the state, can withhold documents from the public because it isn’t subject to open records laws, the state Supreme Court has ruled. A majority of justices upheld on...

Cheri Beasley's campaign manager, finance director quit

Aug. 05, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two top campaign officials working to elect North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley have decided to leave the campaign. Beasley's campaign manager, Katie Gladstone, will remain on staff for the next couple weeks as her team...

Beasley, McCrory on top in latest Senate fundraising haul

Jul. 16, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and ex-Gov. Pat McCrory brought in the most money in their respective Democratic and Republican primary bids for an open 2022 U.S. Senate seat, new campaign finance reports show. The...