For NC Office of the Solicitor General
The Office of the Solicitor General oversees civil appeals
that involve the State of North
Carolina. The office handles briefing and argument of cases
in the U.S. Supreme Court, as
well as significant cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for
the Fourth Circuit, the North
Carolina Supreme Court, and the North Carolina Court of
Appeals. The office also
reviews and edits all other civil appellate briefs filed by
the State. Finally, the office runs
moot courts for upcoming oral arguments.
The office advises the Attorney General on legal policy
issues, including the State's
participation as an amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court
and other courts.