N.C. Court of Appeals opinions for June 6, 2017

In re: Hughes  (15-699-2) (View Supreme Court OpinionEugenics; Heirs; Equal Protection Clause; Constitutionality of a Statute
In re: Redmond  (15-763-2) (View Supreme Court OpinionEugenics; Heirs; Equal Protection Clause; Constitutionality of a Statute
In re: Smith  (15-829-2) (View Supreme Court OpinionEugenics; Heirs; Equal Protection Clause; Constitutionality of a Statute
Bunch v. Britton  (16-181)  rule 12(b)(6)
Farmer v. Farmer  (16-760)  Child custody modification; failure to hold a proper hearing before modifying visitation; insufficient evidence presented and facts found to support custody modification order
In re the Will of James Paul Allen, Deceased  (16-1209)  Holographic codicil to typewrtten will
Innovative Solar 55, LLC v. Robeson Cty.  (16-1101)  solar facility or farm use permit; prima facia entitlement; conditional use permit (CUP) denial; competent evidence to support denial of CUP; generalized speculative concerns of community members.
Kings Harbor Homeowners Ass’n, Inc. v. Goldman  (16-1189)  Summary judgment; platted access easement; riparian rights; ownership of pier; grantor’s intent
Lee v. Cooper  (16-845)  Summary judgment, Lease/option agreement for home, equity of redemption
Parmley v. Barrow  (16-1258)  Interlocutory Appeal.
Rash v. Waterway Landing Homeowners Ass’n, Inc.  (16-1158)  Summary judgment; slip and fall, contributory negligence
State v. Bass  (16-421) self-defense; no duty to retreat under NCGS 14-51.3(a); required instructions; specific acts of aggression; state’s discovery provided on eve of trial; motion to continue; prejudice.
State v. Buchanan  (16-697)  Conviction for obtaining property by false pretenses and attempting to obtain property by false pretenses based on the same conduct; sufficiency of the evidence; applicability of single taking rule; jury instructions.
State v. Jones  (16-1280) Authority of Court of Appeals to Grant petition for certiorari for review of sentencing upon defendant’s plea of guilty, denial of defendant’s right to allocute
State v. Mostafavi  (16-1233) Conflicting Court of Appeals precedents, fatal defect in indictment, State v. Ricks, US currency
State v. Riley  (16-700) sentencing; Brady evidence; substantial similar offenses
State v. Scaturro  (16-1026) Hit and Run; Fatal Variance; Jury Instructions

There were also 29 unpublished opinions, available here.