N.C. Supreme Court reverses appellate judges in nearly $1 million marlin dispute

In a one-paragraph opinion, the N.C. Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Appeals’ ruling in a lawsuit stemming from a dispute over the top prize in the 2010 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. Supreme Court Justices signaled that they agreed with the dissenting opinion in the split Court of Appeals ruling in the case.

The tournament winner filed suit after his boat was disqualified because one of his crew members did not have a required fishing license.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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