Caroline Mackie

Caroline Mackie

Poyner Spruill LLP

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US Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Jail Operations

On June 22, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision for all North Carolina counties operating county jails in which individuals are held detainees awaiting trial. In Kingsley v. Hendrickson, No....more

6/23/2015 - Detainees Excessive Force Jury Instructions Kingsley v Hendrickson Law Enforcement Reasonableness Factors SCOTUS

NC Supreme Court Confirms Application of Sovereign Immunity for Local Governments

Wilson County was found to have immunity from negligence claims for a visitor’s injuries sustained while he exited the county administrative building according to the North Carolina Supreme Court in a June 12, 2014 opinion. ...more

6/20/2014 - Immunity Negligence Public Property Sovereign Immunity

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