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Opening Reception: Law and Justice

Thursday, Nov. 14, 6-9 p.m.

Join us for the opening of our new exhibit, Law and Justice: The Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1819–2019The evening includes a reception with hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a world-premiere screening of North Carolina Supreme Court at 200, Stability and Change, 1819–2019 (2019; not rated; run time: 55 min.), a film by Tom Earnhardt. Sponsored by the North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society.

$25 per person; $20 for MOHA/museum members and members of the North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society. Proceeds benefit the North Carolina Museum of History. Business Attire.

Schedule of Events

6:00 Doors open

6:30 Museum exhibit ribbon-cutting ceremony

7:00 Documentary screening

8:15 Q&A with Documentary Writer/ Director Tom Earnhardt

8:30 Guests invited to enjoy reception and tour the exhibit

9:00 Evening’s events conclude



With gratitude to our sponsors:



The North Caroliniana Society, Inc. (In memory of Dr. H.G. Jones)

Smith Anderson Law Firm 

North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society

North Carolina Legal History, Inc.

Justice Willis Whichard

Scott Miskimon, Curator (Smith Anderson attorney)



North Carolina Bar Foundation (NCBF)

The North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification 

The Blanchard Fund of Triangle Community Foundation

North Carolina Equal Access to Foundation  

The North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism

United States District Court – Western District of North Carolina

G. Eugene Boyce

Appellate Practice Section of the North Carolina Bar Association

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, LLP

Holt Sherlin Charitable Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Keith Kapp

David F. Kirby

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

Gregg F. Schwitzgebel III, Esq., MPA, JD, MA

Wade M. Smith

The Jernigan Law Firm

John H. Vernon, III

Bell Family Foundation

M. Ann & Thomas Anderson

William W. Plyler