N.C. video gambling law

The following documents reveal the legal wrangling between attorneys representing two computer gaming companies, Hest Technologies and International Internet Technologies that are seeking to overturn new gambling laws passed to shut down the operation of computer-based gambling games in convenience stores. The first is a 2005 ruling against prosecuting games like those of Hest or […]

Medford gets new lawyer; judge delays attorney-pay question

Even though he’s already been convicted on federal corruption charges and sentenced to 15 years in prison, former Buncombe County Sheriff Bobby Medford, newly shaved bald, was back in an Asheville courtroom on Dec. 4. Medford was assigned a new attorney, Asheville-based David Belser, for his appeal, and Magistrate Judge Dennis Howell delayed consideration of […]