Former NC Appeals Court Judge Doug McCullough, left – pictured here after swearing in former NC Transportation Secretary Tony Tata – retired early from the bench, but not as soon as Republican leaders wanted him to. TRAVIS LONG N&O file photo
Former NC Appeals Court Judge Doug McCullough, left – pictured here after swearing in former NC Transportation Secretary Tony Tata – retired early from the bench, but not as soon as Republican leaders wanted him to. TRAVIS LONG N&O file photo

A judge, a Vegas phone call and the NC GOP legislative effort to remake the judicial branch

August 22, 2017 2:53 PM