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Jonathan C. Eaton 1927-2016
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:12:05 CDT
Longtime Minot attorney Jonathan C. Eaton, 89, died Oct. 25. He was licensed to practice law in North Dakota for more than 60 years and attended Stanford Law School with former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Thompson Larson Funeral Home in Minot is handling arrangments.
- Jonathan C. Eaton Lawyer Record

SCJD wraps up Courthouse Criminal Basics CLE
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:03:09 CDT
The South Central Judicial District held the last session of its Courthouse Criminal Basics CLE on Oct. 25 at the Burleigh County Courthouse. The four-part CLE series was designed to provide attorneys with basic information on criminal trial practice. The final session focused on drug court and juvenile court.

Kagan: U.S. Supreme Court gender diversity positive sign to youth
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:31:25 CDT
Associated Press: "Gender diversity on the U.S. Supreme Court sends a positive message to young girls and boys, who hear 'women's voices coming from all over the place' as the three female justices join in asking questions during oral arguments, Justice Elena Kagan said Monday."

Court Services Administration Committee Oct. 28 agenda
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:58:33 CDT
The agenda for the Oct. 28 meeting of the Court Services Administration Committee and the committee's Sept. 16 minutes have been posted.

UND law students host panel on sexual assault
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:17:33 CDT
KVRR News: "Where do you start if you or someone else is a victim of sexual harassment? UND Law students hosted a panel to make sure people know what to do if it happens on campus."

U.S.: Alito discusses family life and interpretations of the law
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:20:43 CDT
Univ. of Buffalo Spectrum: "Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito thinks Buffalo's resurgence is proof that the 'American Dream' is still alive. Alito spoke at Shea's Performing Art's Center on Oct. 20."

McCarthy appointed to Northeast Central district judgeship
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:41:08 CDT
Grand Forks lawyer Jason McCarthy, 45, has been appointed to fill the Northeast Central Judicial District judge vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Debbie G. Kleven. McCarthy is a supervising attorney for the Grand Forks County State's Attorney's Office and was one of seven applicants for the position.
- Jason McCarthy Biography
- Gov. Dalrymple's News Release

Appellate practice tip of the week
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:40 CDT
Cheap shots at the other side will only hurt your case.
- Other appellate practice tips

Burke County Courthouse to be closed Thursday
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:16:05 CDT
The Burke County Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 27, for building maintenance.

New issue of North Dakota Law Review available online
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:19:08 CDT
The newest issue of the North Dakota Law Review is available online. Topics include immigrant workers, fair housing, testamentary gift transfers, police body cameras and poetry as intellectual property.

U.S.: Short-handed Supreme Court delays action in 3 cases
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:10:22 CDT
ABC News/AP: "The Supreme Court is offering new evidence that the short-handed court is having trouble getting its work done. The justices have yet to schedule three cases for arguments that were granted full review in January, about a month before Justice Antonin Scalia died."

Treatment courts bringing new approach to criminal justice in Minnesota
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:26:38 CDT
Fargo Forum: "Jennifer Rich long struggled with addiction, trying to remain sober but always falling back into the perilous grip of methamphetamine. At one point, Rich maintained seven years of sobriety - before a relapse sent her back into a helpless spiral."
- News Release: Minnesota receives eight federal grants to support state's treatment court programs

S.D.: Schools want state to fill juvenile justice reform gaps
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:24:53 CDT
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: "A year and a half after Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a widely praised package of juvenile justice reforms, South Dakota school administrators say the law has left them with few options for addressing truancy, underage drinking and other smaller offenses by students."

Supreme Court names clerks for 2017-2018 term
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:10:35 CDT
The North Dakota Supreme Court has selected five people to serve a one-year clerkship for the 2017-2018 term. They are: Sarah Aaberg, Starbuck, Minn., Connor Melvie, Fargo, Conor Smith, Wahpeton, SheraLynn Ternes, Grand Forks, and Morgan Wagner, Bismarck.

U.S.: After 25 years, Clarence Thomas still dissents
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:43:39 CDT
USA Today: "Clarence Thomas enters his second quarter-century on the Supreme Court next week much like he began his first - in dissent. The high court has changed, however, and that gives the nation's second African-American justice a new role to play."

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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, ...

Daily Press

Police: Man drowns at Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Daily Press
On Oct. 22, North Dakota police arrested 126 people during what activists say was a peaceful prayer meeting at their encampment. On Oct. 22, North Dakota police arrested 126 ... Video: Fire displaced five on Dusk Court. Caption Video: Fire displaced ...

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Seymour Tribune

On the record - October 24
Seymour Tribune
Benjamin Romero, 22, North Vernon, warrant probation violation on a possession of marijuana conviction, $1,155 bond, 3:10 p.m. Friday. Curtis Jackson, 26, Berea, Kentucky, warrant for forgery, two counts of theft (Class D felony), no bond, 3 p.m. Friday.

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

North Dakota 'Riot' Charge Dropped Against NYC Reporter Amy Goodman
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A North Dakota state prosecutor has sought to charge award-winning journalist Amy Goodman with participating in a "riot" for filming an attack on Native American-led anti-pipeline protesters. Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders say the $3.8 billion, 1 ...

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North Dakota State beat Iowa. How would it fare in the FBS overall?
North Dakota State has won six games in a row against Football Bowl Subdivision competition, a stretch that began on the opening weekend of the 2010 season with a 6-3 win against Kansas. During that same span, the Jayhawks have won just seven games ...

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North Dakota tribes seek review of pipelines under reservoir
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.
North Dakota Oil Pipeline Rerouted Extensively To Please Protester DemandsCosumnes Connection (subscription)
Joint Statement from the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior ...US Department of Justice

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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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NDSU Bison Athletics

NDSU Finalizes 2016-17 Men's Basketball Schedule
NDSU Bison Athletics
FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State men's basketball team has finalized its schedule for the 2016-17 season, head coach David Richman announced Thursday. The Bison will play 13 home regular-season contests and one exhibition game in the new ...

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North Dakota State-Iowa Preview Capsule
Washington Post
North Dakota State's secondary. The Bison are just 86th in the FCS against the pass. Beathard's numbers aren't gaudy because of how much the Hawkeyes depend on the run, but he's one of the top quarterbacks in the Big Ten. Beathard has completed 67 ...

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ND lawmakers define start of life, outlaw abortion
North Dakota lawmakers Friday completed action to outlaw almost all abortions, voting to define life as beginning at conception. The Republican-dominated House also ... Abortion-rights groups denounced the results and have promised a court fight if any ...
North Dakota may take lead in GOP race to end abortionMSNBC

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