Introducing North Carolina’s Next Chief Justice
In February, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley will be the court’s next chief justice, making her the first African-American woman to serve as chief justice in the 200-year history of the state’s highest court.
Beasley sat down with Lawyers Weekly reporter Bill Cresenzo to talk about the court, its future, and her new role in the state’s judiciary. The following is a transcript of that conversation, lightly edited for length and clarity. >>>read more