Tag Archives: Judge G. Steven Agee

North Carolina violated inmate’s due process rights

Where a prison disciplinary proceeding that resulted in the revocation of 20 days of an inmate’s “good-time” credits contained no probative evidence to support his conviction, his due process rights were violated, requiring that his good-time credits be restored. Background ...

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Improper exclusion of expert results in convictions being vacated

Where the trial court improperly excluded an expert who would have provided testimony material to the defendants’ defense, two defendants convicted of drug conspiracy charges are entitled to a new trial. Background A federal jury convicted Benjamin Galecki and Charles ...

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Damages from subcontractor’s faulty work not covered by policy

Where a subcontractor’s faulty excavation work on a building construction project caused a delay in the project and required the subcontractor to perform significant remediation work, the resulting damages incurred by the site owner and general contractor were not covered ...

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Discussion of C-section not relevant to use of force in vaginal delivery

Where a mother alleged that her obstetrician caused injuries to her child by using excessive force during her vaginal delivery but agreed that he did not violate the standard of care by proceeding with the vaginal delivery, she was precluded ...

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