Court of Appeals Delinquency Opinions

The Court of Appeals released three delinquency related unpublished opinions in March.

Adjudications

In the matter of D.B., 2016 N.C. App. Lexis 271 (unpublished opinion)

Rule(s):  Trial court may deny a motion for continuance when counsel is not seeking to obtain additional evidence or assessments.

Restitution

In the matter of J.L.A.I., 2016 N.C. App. Lexis 266 (unpublished opinion)

Rule(s):  The State may not introduce evidence after trial as a basis for a juvenile’s adjudication.

Evidence

In the matter of A.L. 2016 N.C. App. Lexis 264 (unpublished opinion)

Rule(s)Defense counsel must establish evidence to support a self-defense claim before introducing evidence of victim’s history of violence.

 

 

 

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