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Court of Appeals to Hold Special Sessions in Waynesville and Cherokee to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
News imageCitizens of Waynesville and Cherokee will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the N.C. Court of Appeals with special sessions on May 24 and 25. This is a unique opportunity for citizens and members of the legal community to celebrate while seeing the court in action.

WHAT
The public is invited to attend as a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals hears two cases. The events will celebrate the court's milestone anniversary and bring awareness to the community about the role of the courts in North Carolina.

The Court of Appeals is the state's intermediate appellate court that decides questions of law in cases appealed from superior and district courts, and from certain administrative agencies of the executive branch.?

WHO
The panel of judges for the Waynesville session includes:

- Chief Judge Linda M. McGee
- Judge Richard Dietz
- Judge Hunter Murphy

The panel of judges for the Cherokee session includes:

- Chief Judge Linda M. McGee
- Judge Donna S. Stroud
- Judge Hunter Murphy

WHEN
Waynesville session Wednesday, May 24, at 2 p.m.

Cherokee session Thursday, May 25, at 10 a.m.

Chief Judge McGee will be available for interviews following both events.

WHERE
Waynesville session
Haywood County Courthouse, 215 North Main St., Waynesville, NC 28786

Cherokee session
Cherokee Tribal Court, 137 Seven Clans Lane, Cherokee, NC 28719

MORE INFORMATION
The 50th anniversary of the Court of Appeals continues to unite members of the legal and judicial community with North Carolinians across the state. For more information on how the Court of Appeals is commemorating this historic anniversary, or to request a speaker to discuss the role and importance of the Judicial Branch at your next event, please visit Celebrate.NCcourts.org.
Publish Date: 05/19/2017
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