Category: Justice

3 US District Attorneys confirmed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, North Carolina Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr applauded the Senate for unanimously confirming Dena King to be the U.S. Attorney for Western District, Sandra Hairston to be the U.S. Attorney for Middle District, and Michael Easley, Jr. to be the U.S. Attorney for Eastern…Read More »

NC Leads Nation in Black Prison Population

Nationwide, Black Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at nearly five times the rate of white Americans, according to a recent report from the Sentencing Project. (Adobe Stock) PreviousNext  Nadia Ramlagan, Producer   Friday, November 5, 2021 RALEIGH, N.C. — A recent report from…Read More »

RC and McDowell County Judges’ Illicit Recusals & Refusals

There have been many questions regarding the recent actions of NC Judicial District 29A – Prosecutorial District 41 – (Rutherford & McDowell Counties) judges, Tommy Davis, Robert Martelle, Ellen Shelley, to recuse themselves from the cases represented by two local attorneys- Krinn…Read More »

NC Bar Statement on Former DA Gregory Newman

North Carolina State Bar Statement on the Gregory Newman Matter Date: April 28, 2021 On November 12-13, 2020, the Disciplinary Hearing Commission held a disciplinary hearing to decide whether Gregory Newman engaged in professional misconduct. As in all cases brought before the…Read More »