NC District Court Judges

NC District Court Judges' Fall Conferece Materials: October 3-5, 2018

More information on the course, including future events, can be found on the course homepage. If you have any questions please contact Cheryl Howell or Cindy Lee.

Course Materials

2018 NC Association of District Court Judges' Fall Conference Agenda
October, 2018
An Update on Raise the Age - October 2018
October, 2018

Presented by LaToya Powell, Assistant Legal Counsel, NCAOC Office of General Counsel

Sexual Harassment and the Courts - October 2018
October, 2018

Presented by Robin Davis, Jackson Lewis P.C. and Carolyn Dubay, NC Judicial Standards Commission

What is Restorative Justice? - October 2018
October, 2018

Presented by Dean Elaine O'Neal, Interim Dean NCCU School of Law

2018 Fall Family Law Case and Legislative Update
Cheryl D. Howell
October, 2018
Procedural Fairness - October 2018
October, 2018

Presented by Judge Kevin Burke, Hennepin County, Minnesota District Judge and Judge Steve Leben, Kansas Court of Appeals

Probation Violation Hearings - October 2018
James M. Markham
October, 2018
2018 Fall Criminal Law Case and Legislative Update
Shea Riggsbee Denning
October, 2018
50B E-Filing - October 2018
October, 2018

Presented by Stephanie Satkowiak, Administrative Office of the Courts

2018 Fall Child Welfare Case and Legislative Update
Sara DePasquale
October, 2018
The Importance of Appropriate Strangulation Response in Domestic Violence Cases
October, 2018

Presented by Adonicca McAllister, Domestic Violence Resource Coordinator, NC Judicial Branch


  • Updated Strangulation Presentation
  • Bench Guide Recognizing Dangerousness – this document is based on the danger assessment developed by Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN and others which are indicated on the lethality assessment shared in the presentation.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation – this document highlights the signs and symptoms of strangulation as discussed in the presentation. The “signs” are written in red, while “symptoms” are identified in green.
  • DVR1906 – this is Vol. 19, No. 6 of the Domestic Violence Report published by the Civic Research Institute. It contains national case law and other research shared.
Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation (Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation, 483.20 KB)
DVR 1906.pdf (pdf, 14.83 MB)
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