Sometimes, Finding Justice is Subtle

Introduction Justice delayed is Justice denied is a favorite aphorism.  Most times, the aphorism criticizes the deliberative process of our judicial system.  But, in fact, the aphorism is broader – the mere passage of time – regardless of its cause, results in a denial of justice for many […]

No Doubting Thomases Allowed!

Introduction Expert appraisers have testified that the proposed development will not adversely affect values of properties adjacent to this new development. Nevertheless, the testimony does not seem right to you.  You remember the Great Financial Crisis – what do appraisers really know?  Based upon your common sense understanding […]

John Cooke to Speak at N.C. Association of DSS Attorneys 2016 Annual Summer Conference

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C.—Womble Carlyle attorney John Cooke will be a presenter at the North Carolina Association of DSS Attorneys 2016 Annual Summer Conference. The conference takes place July 7th-9th in Wrightsville Beach. Cooke will discuss “Representing the Local Government Decision Maker in Quasi-Judicial Proceedings.” In addition, Womble Carlyle […]