North Carolina Court of Appeals
The North Carolina Court of Appeals is the only intermediate appellate court in the state of North Carolina. It is composed of fifteen members who sit in rotating groups of three. Judges serve eight-year terms and are elected in statewide non-partisan elections.
|North Carolina Court of Appeals|
|Method:||Non-partisan election of judges|
John C. Martin • Wanda Bryant • Ann Calabria • Rick Elmore • Sam Ervin • Martha Geer • Robert C. Hunter • Robert N. Hunter, Jr. • Linda McGee • Sanford Steelman • Linda Stephens • Donna Stroud • Chris Dillon • Doug McCullough • Mark A. Davis •
|Chief Judge John C. Martin||1993-2016|
|Judge Wanda Bryant||2001-2020||Gov. Mike Easley|
|Judge Ann Calabria||2003-2018|
|Judge Rick Elmore||2003-2018|
|Judge Sam Ervin||2009-2017|
|Judge Martha Geer||2003-2018|
|Judge Robert C. Hunter||1998-2014||Gov. Jim Hunt|
|Judge Robert N. Hunter, Jr.||2009-2016|
|Judge Linda McGee||1995-2020||Gov. James Hunt|
|Judge Sanford Steelman||2003-2018|
|Judge Linda Stephens||2006-2016||Gov. Mike Easley|
|Judge Donna Stroud||2007-2014||Republican|
|Judge Chris Dillon||2013-2020|
|Judge Doug McCullough||2010-2018|
|Judge Mark A. Davis||2013-2014||Gov. Bev Perdue|
Justice for state trooper, fired over lost hat
|December 17, 2013||Click to expand→|
|A North Carolina state trooper who had lied about his missing hat should not have been fired, according to a ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Currently, Wetherington is awaiting a hearing before an administrative law judge, in hopes of getting reinstated with the highway patrol. He explained, "This was my life, and they took it away from me. All I want is to get it back."