These journals, kept during sessions of the General Assembly, document the day-to-day business of the Senate and House of Representatives (known as the House of Commons until 1868) and offer a wealth of detailed information.
This collection has two titles: North Carolina Reports (1778 - ongoing) and North Carolina Court of Appeals Reports (1968 - ongoing). The reports do not contain the entire record relating to Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases. Instead, they contain information about the final outcome of cases heard in North Carolina’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
The Rules Division of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) compiles, produces, and publishes the North Carolina Administrative Code. Rules have the same weight of authority as statutes, case law and constitutions.
The North Carolina Legislative Library makes selected full text legislative studies reports available. Please be aware these on-line reports are not official and may be incomplete. Official versions are on file in the Legislative Library.
The North Carolina General Assembly broadcasts live, real-time audio of the daily House and Senate sessions, press conferences in the Press Conference Room, and meetings held in the Appropriations and Finance Committee Rooms. Refer to the Legislative Calendar for meeting and press conference schedules.
The North Carolina State Bar was created in 1933 by the North Carolina General Assembly as the government agency responsible for the regulation of the legal profession in North Carolina. The State Bar currently regulates over 27,000 licensed lawyers.