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Criminal Justice

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Section Page

The Criminal Justice Section represents the interests of all lawyers who participate in the criminal justice system, whether defense attorney, prosecutor or member of the judiciary.

About the Criminal Justice Section

The Criminal Justice Section is dedicated to helping all North Carolina criminal lawyers (defense attorneys, prosecutors and judges) better serve their clients and this state. The annual Peter S. Gilchrist III and Wade M. Smith awards banquet and CLE are designed to honor the career accomplishments of a prosecutor and defense attorney, and to update practitioners on changes in the law and probe deeply into specialized areas.

  • The True Bill newsletter

    Section members receive The True Bill newsletter, which recently featured the following article:

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  • Gilchrist/Smith Awards

    Sandra Hairston and Mark Owens Jr. will be honored Jan. 8.

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