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Court of Appeals Published Opinions - August 2001

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The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

8-6-2001 - Opinions

3376 - State v. Johnson

This case involves the State's obligation to give the defendant's attorney written notice of its intent to seek life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

3377 - First Union v. First Citizens

This appeal from an order holding the appellant in contempt involves the appellant's assertion of his state and federal constitutional rights against self-incrimination as the basis for his refusal to answer discovery requests.

3378 - Haselden v. Haselden

This case involves the appeal of a non-custodial parent from a family court order requiring him to pay a two-thirds share of his minor child's expenses at a therapeutic boarding school.

3379 - Goodwin v. Kenndey

This case involves a defamation action by an assistant school principal alleging statements imputed unfitness in his profession.

3380 - State v. Humphries

This criminal appeal involves issues of: (1) requiring the state to reveal the identity of a confidential informant, and (2) admission of evidence of prior bad acts.

3381 - Bragg v. Bragg

Appeal from a divorce action dealing with issues of child custody and family court's jurisdiction to adjudicate property already adjudicated by bankruptcy court.