North Carolina Legislative Year in Review: special panel picked by CJ to decide constitutional challenges to laws


SB 744 Provides constitutional challenges to state laws to be heard by special 3-judge panel selected by Chief Justice.

SB 853 Expands cases eligible for Business Court. Allows appeals from Business Court to go directly to Supreme Court. Requires written opinions in disposition most such cases. Provides for creation of Subcommittee on Business Court Modernization as part of Joint Legislative Economic Development and Global Engagement Oversight Committee to examine business courts.