Contest: It's a Crime What I Did to my North Carolina Crimes!



This is what author Jessie Smith's copy of the 2007 NC Crimes looks like today.



Jessie Smith, professor of public law and government, and author of North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook to the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition,  has selected a winner in the "It's a Crime What I Did to my NC Crimes" contest. Halifax County Assistant District Attorney Norlan Graves will receive a free copy of the book.

The numerous entries helped to make this event a real success, and visibly makes the point that this book is an invaluable resource.

Order the Seventh Edition at the introductory price of $100 per copy through April 30, 2012. We know you’ll refer to it so often that you’ll be ready to compete when the next edition comes out.

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And the winner is:

Norlan Graves, Assistant District Attorney, Halifax County

Honorable mention:

William Crowe, High & Crowe, LLP


2012 Contest Entries:


Submitted by: Deputy Kevin Klinglesmith, Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office

Submitted by: Collin Cook, Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan, PLLC

Submitted by: Det. Swany Dudley, Currituck County Sheriff's Office

Submitted by: Michael W. Chen, Asst District Attorney, Mecklenburg County

Submitted by: Bob R. Cherry, Asst District Attorney, Judicial District 3b (Craven, Carteret, and Pamlico Counties)

Submitted by: Jake Warner, Attorney, Perry, Perry & Perry, Kinston

Submitted by: Amanda Fisher, Buncombe County Magistrate

Submitted by: Mark Brooks, Police Chief, Marion Police Department

Submitted by: Officer Jerry Cooper, Cleveland Police Department, Graham

Submitted by: John Thompson, ADA, Hoke County

Submitted by: Margaret Rathbone, Magistrate, Catawba County


Submitted by: William Crowe, High & Crowe, LLP

Submitted by: Millicent Duprey, Dare County Magistrate Office


Submitted by: Brad Hodgins, Attorney at Law, Anson County


Submitted by: Captain Eric Cone, Stokes County Sheriff's Office

Submitted by: James A. Davis, Attorney, Davis & Davis PC, Salisbury

Submitted by: Don Hargrove, Magistrate, Wayne County

Submitted by: Norlan Graves, Assistant District Attorney, Halifax County

Submitted by: Judy Dalton (and friend), Attorney, Shallotte

Submitted by: Kenneth D. Graybeal 

Submitted by:  Bobbi DuRant, Law Office of Barbara B. DuRant, Oxford