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Local courts impacted by heavy snowfall
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:15:50 CST
KFYR News: "It's been said the wheels of justice turn slowly. Wednesday in Bismarck, a significant segment of the court system came to a screeching halt thanks to 18 inches of snow."

U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 5 arguments
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:26:07 CST
Monday the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases involving the use of racial factors in legislative redistricting.
- McCrory v. Bowers
- Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections

U.S.: Judges have more power in granting warrants to hack digital devices
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:19:43 CST
Wyoming Public Radio: "Congress had a full seven months to block a rule change for federal courts that lets judges authorize the hacking of digital devices well beyond their districts."
- Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 41

S.D.: State seeing a shortage in court reporters
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:36:53 CST
KDLT News: "In a typical court room there's a judge, the defense, prosecution, and a court reporter. Their job is to take down every word that is being said, and who is saying it."

Nation: More law degrees for women, but fewer good jobs
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:21:27 CST
New York Times: "Women currently occupy nearly half of all the seats in American law schools, gaining credentials for a professional career once all but reserved for men. But their large presence on campus does not mean women have the same job prospects as men."

Notice of Judicial Vacancy
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:37:34 CST
The Judicial Nominating Committee has received a letter from Governor Jack Dalrymple convening the Committee to screen applicants and submit a list of nominees to fill the Northwest Judicial District position open as a result of the retirement of Judge David W. Nelson. Applications are due Dec. 13.

N.D. Board of Medicine hires new executive secretary
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:18:39 CST
Bismarck Tribune: "The North Dakota Board of Medicine has hired Bonnie Storbakken as executive secretary. Storbakken, a native of East Grand Forks, Minn., currently serves as staff attorney for Gov. Jack Dalrymple."

Red River diversion foes ask federal judge to halt project
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:41:30 CST
Rochester Post Bulletin: "Opponents of a Red River diversion channel around Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, are asking a judge to halt the project until supporters receive permits from Minnesota to build an upstream dam."

SD Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Lead man
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:43:13 CST
Rapid City Journal: "The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and life sentence of a Lead man who was charged with killing his girlfriend last year and stuffing her remains in a suitcase."
- Opinion Text: State v. Rogers

Wyoming Supreme Court: OK to charge to see public records
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:04:36 CST
Washington Times/AP: "In a split decision Wednesday, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled public agencies may charge people seeking to inspect electronic records for the cost of computer programming and other requirements to compile the information."
- Opinion Text: Cheyenne Newspapers v. Laramie County School Dist.


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CapitalGazette.com

Annapolis lawyer gives support to protesters against North Dakota pipeline
CapitalGazette.com
A long history of injustices suffered by Native Americans brought David Simison to the camp in North Dakota. The 63-year-old Annapolis attorney made his first visit just last month, after seeing images of dogs being unleashed on protesters by private ...

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Los Angeles Times

Clashes, arrests and fears — North Dakota pipeline protest at a boiling point
Los Angeles Times
The line is North Dakota Highway 1806, which runs through the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, near where the Fortune 500 company Energy Transfer is building a $3.78-billion. 1,172-mile-long crude oil pipeline on lands adjacent to the reservation.
North Dakota pipeline protest prompts more than 20 arrestsWQAD.com
North Dakota Pipeline Protest prompts more than 80 arrestsfox6now.com

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North Dakota tribes seek review of pipelines under reservoir
Salon
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes wants a federal appeals court to quickly decide whether a Texas company needed tribal permission to put an oil pipeline and a natural gas pipeline beneath a Missouri River reservoir.

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North Dakota beats Western Illinois 21-13
USA TODAY
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — North Dakota State shook off last week's last-second loss to South Dakota State to beat Western Illinois 21-13 on Saturday night. The Bison intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble in the end zone, while holding the ...

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Daily Signal

US Allies Must Embrace Advanced Missile Defense to Counter North Korea Nuclear Threat
Daily Signal
North Korea launched one Scud and two No Dong missiles 500-600 kilometers in a test of its nuclear strike capabilities . (Photo: Yonhap News/YNA/Newscom). Commentary By. Portrait of Bruce Klingner. Bruce Klingner. Bruce Klingner, a senior research ...

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Huffington Post

North Dakota Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge
Huffington Post
BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected – as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.� ... “There is ...

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North Dakota State Parade set for Saturday morning in Minot
Washington Times
MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The annual North Dakota State Parade is set to kick off weekend events for the State Fair in Minot. The parade has been a part of the fair for the last 35 years. This year's theme is “North Dakota - Where Sports Shine.â€� Major League ...

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KSN-TV

North Dakota leads nation in population growth again
KSN-TV
This Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 photo shows a row of housing at a "man camp" near Watford City, N.D. Most newcomers to the Bakken - which spans western North Dakota, eastern Montana and part of Canada - move here in search of a new job or, in some ...
North Carolina population zooms past 10 millionWNCN

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Deseret News

States with the back-to-school best and worst school systems for 2016
Deseret News
District of Columbia Court of Appeals / Another Believer. School-system quality rank: 50. School-system safety rank: 24. Total score: 35.10. Source: WalletHub .... School-system quality rank: 18. School-system safety rank: 49. Total score: 53.06 ...


The Republic

Court news - October 9
The Republic
Olivia Morgan Webb, 22, North Meadowland Drive, and Hal Bryan Enkoff, 24, Tanbark Avenue. Lauren Renee Barnes, 21, ... Dakota Dylan Perry, 24, West County Road 50N, and Kathryn Jean Gillespie, 18, West County Road 50N. Krystal Dawn Roane, 33, ...