State v. Pruner

Case Status

Current Status: Closed
Date Filed: Feb 15th, 2012
Last Action: Nov 20th, 2012
Court Filed In: N.C. Court of Appeals

Case Summary

We are now representing Steve Pruner of Outlaw Dogs fame. NCICL is representing Steve on appeal from his criminal conviction for selling hot dogs without a license. Steve sells hot dogs from a food cart in Durham. After losing his job, he started selling hot dogs to support himself and his disabled daughter. He was arrested and charged with two counts of operating a business without a license. He was convicted in district court, appealed to superior court and lost again. He was sentenced to 45-60 days, suspended. He is now appealing to the Court of Appeals.

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Documents Filed

Document Title Date Filed Court Download
Court of Appeals Opinion 11/20/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 385KB
Brief for the State 07/03/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 940KB
Addendum to the Record on Appeal 07/02/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 138KB
Court Order to Deny State Motion to Dismiss 06/26/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 31KB
Court Order to Allow Amended Record on Appeal 06/26/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 37KB
Motion to Amend the Record on Appeal 06/18/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 165KB
Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss Appeal 06/18/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 837KB
State Motion to Dismiss Appeal 06/08/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 544KB
Defendant-Appellant Brief 06/01/2012 NC Court of Appeals PDF 1.4MB
Record on Appeal 04/30/2012 N.C. Court of Appeals PDF 2.3MB
Notice of Appearance 02/15/2012 N.C. Court of Appeals PDF 63KB