Tag:North Carolina courts

  • Choose judges on merit, chief justice says

    North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin isn’t happy with the way state judges get on the bench. And he’d like voters to decide if they agree with him. At his annual address to the N.C. Bar Association’s annual convention, given Saturday morning in Asheville, Martin called for a constitutional amendment…

  • Courts must rise to the challenge

    At the same time newly minted lawyers are having a harder time finding jobs than previous generations did, more and more North Carolinians are choosing to represent themselves in court.