NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark D. Martin will be able to appoint a “substitute justice” to swing the seven-member court when it may split evenly because of a recusal.
NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark D. Martin will be able to appoint a “substitute justice” to swing the seven-member court when it may split evenly because of a recusal. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark D. Martin will be able to appoint a “substitute justice” to swing the seven-member court when it may split evenly because of a recusal. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

NC Supreme Court’s new rule could end equally split rulings

November 16, 2016 7:27 PM