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Duke soccer player’s lawsuit over sexual misconduct policy is resolved

7/31/2018- A breach-of-contract lawsuit brought by a men’s soccer player against Duke University has been resolved, months after the student won a victory in court involving the university’s sexual misconduct disciplinary procedures. Read More

Judge sides with junior Ciaran McKenna in sexual assault lawsuit against Duke

2/13/2018- Duke University broke its word to a men’s soccer player when it mishandled the disciplinary process it put him through after a fellow student accused him of sexual misconduct, Durham’s top judge agrees. Read More

“Run over by a really bad process,” Duke soccer player has his day in court

2/13/2018- The day after a shocking verdict in the Joseph Mitchell trial, jurors are speaking out about their decision to acquit a Durham father of first-degree murder in the death of his 4-year-old son. Read More

Cumberland Judge Steps Aside from Racial Justice Act Cases

6/9/2016- The chief resident Superior Court judge in Cumberland County agreed on Thursday to let another judge preside over hearing on four Racial Justice Act cases. Read More

Judge Ammons Removes Himself from Hearing Four Racial Bias Cases

6/9/2015- A Cumberland County judge on Thursday removed himself from presiding over the cases of four people who in 2012 used a racial bias law to get off North Carolina’s death row. Read More

Psychiatrist Back Up Sleepwalking Defense in Durham Murder Trial

3/5/2015- The Hillsborough father is accused of suffocating his 4-year-old son, Blake, back in September 2010. He’s charged with first degree murder and two counts of attempted first degree murder for trying to do the same to his two older children. Read More

Judge Steps Aside in Racial Justice Act Appeals

6/9/2015- A Superior Court judge agreed Thursday to allow another judge to hear the appeals of four convicted killers in their renewed bid to get off death row. Read More

Juror in Durham Sleepwalking Murder Trial: "I Didn't Believe One Word Out of that Man's Mouth"

3/12/2015- The day after a shocking verdict in the Joseph Mitchell trial, jurors are speaking out about their decision to acquit a Durham father of first-degree murder in the death of his 4-year-old son. Read More

NC Justices Hear Arguments in Racial Justice Act Cases

4/14/2014- North Carolina’s Supreme Court justices heard two divergent views on Monday about what stories are told by the numbers associated with four Racial Justice Act cases. Read More