Judicial Authority and Administration

Authority Over Courtroom and Cases


Access to Court Records in North Carolina and Judicial Privilege
Michael Crowell
Friday, June 1, 2012

This bulletin reviews the constitutional and statutory law on public access to court records in North Carolina and also discusses whether North Carolina courts might recognize a judicial privilege for judges’ notes and drafts.

aojb1201.pdf (pdf, 266.58 KB)
Time Limits on Trials
Michael Crowell
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

This bulletin discusses the authority of judges to set time limits on trials and other court proceedings.

Bulletin: Time Limits on Trials (Bulletin: Time Limits on Trials, 173.04 KB)
Out-of-Term, Out-of-Session, Out-of-County
Michael Crowell
Saturday, November 1, 2008

This bulletin describes the instances when court orders may be entered out-of-term, out-of-session, and out-of-county.

aojb0805.pdf (pdf, 393.33 KB)
Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles
Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration