West Headnote of the Day – May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010

West's Key 30 Appeal and Error
West's Key 30V Presentation and Reservation in Lower Court of Grounds of Review
West's Key 30V(A) Issues and Questions in Lower Court
West's Key 30k169 k. Necessity of Presentation in General.

30 Appeal and ErrorThe law does not permit parties to swap horses between courts in order to get a better mount; a contention not raised and argued in the trial court may not be raised and argued for the first time in the appellate court.
Burton v. Williams, 689 S.E.2d 174 (N.C. Ct. App. 2010)

Suggested by Craig Gustafson, West Principal Attorney Editor