"After I was convicted for the second time, they appointed a guy from the appellate defender's office to handle my appeal to the North Carolina Court of Appeals."
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NC Court of Appeals
The North Carolina Court of Appeals was created in 1967. It is the intermediate court of appeals in North Carolina and was created to relieve tension from the NC supreme court. It is composed of fifteen judges who rotate in groups of three and serve eight year terms. The North Carolina Court of Appeals is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is the smaller building to the right of the picture on the left. The North Carolina Court of Appeals upheld Ronald Cottons conviction in August, 1990.

Submitted by student author, Daniel Taylor