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Courthouse opening a historic event
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:38:02 CDT
Jamestown Sun: "Saturday is a historic day for a historic building. The 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse opens to the public for the season, a long-awaited moment for Jamestown and the State Historical Society. It's a beautiful building that has many stories to share with visitors."

8th Circuit issues opinion in N.D. case
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:28:01 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has vacated the judgment and remanded to the district court to determine whether the defendant was prejudiced by the safety-valve advice.
- Davis v. United States

Job Announcement
Fri, 26 May 2017 15:17:38 CDT
A job announcement for a Deputy Clerk of District Court I for the District Court in Minot has been posted.

Herb Meschke: A Brilliant Mind In A Broken Body
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:14:13 CDT
Fargo Forum/Area Voices: "They'll bury Herb Meschke later this week. I don't know if it will be in the North Dakota Bad Lands, where he was born and raised, or in Minot, where he spent most of his life. Wherever it is, his presence will enhance the stature of the cemetery. Herb was a cowboy, a lawyer, a Legislator, a judge and a family man. He took all of those jobs seriously. And he was pretty good at them."

8th Circuit issues opinion in N.D. case
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:11:42 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the grant of summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity and on the merits to law enforcement officials following the execution of two search warrants.
- Jose Doe v. Dave Goodman

National: PayPal sues Pandora over the letter 'P'
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:48:42 CDT
ABA Journal: "PayPal claims in a trademark infringement and dilution suit that Pandora's blue, capital "P" logo, adopted in October, "openly mimics" PayPal's double P logo."

National: Apple Settles Legal Dispute With Nokia
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:52:08 CDT
New York Times: "Apple and Nokia settled a legal dispute on Tuesday over the right of the iPhone maker to use patents and other intellectual property owned by the Finnish telecommunications company."

Job Announcement
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:17:48 CDT
A job announcement for an Assistant Attorney General position with the AG's Civil Litigation, Natural Resources, and Indian Affairs Division in Bismarck has been posted.

Job Announcement
Wed, 24 May 2017 13:53:37 CDT
A job announcement for a Staff Attorney position with Legal Services of North Dakota has been posted.

Court seeks comment on NEJD vacancy
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:10:38 CDT
The Supreme Court has issued a Notice of Consultation regarding the vacancy in Judgeship No. 6 in the Northeast Judicial District with chambers in Grafton. Comments on whether the judgeship should be retained, moved, or eliminated are due June 19

South Dakota: USD Establishes Task Force to Study Law School Move
Tue, 23 May 2017 10:24:58 CDT
University of South Dakota: "The University of South Dakota will establish a task force to study the idea of moving the state's only law school from the Vermillion campus to Sioux Falls, USD President James W. Abbott said Friday."

Job Announcement
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:55:51 CDT
A job announcement for a Deputy Clerk of District Court I for the District Court in Fargo has been posted.

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: May 22
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:17:07 CDT
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a state redistricting case, a foreign service of process case, and a patent venue case.
- Cooper v. Harris
- Water Splash v. Menon
- TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods

National: Lawyer who reacted to judge's ruling with muttered obscenity is suspended from federal practice
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:23:12 CDT
ABA Journal: "A lawyer who rolled her eyes and complained that a judge's ruling was "f-- bull--" has been suspended from practice in Chicago federal court for 90 days."
- In re Motta Order

Herbert L. Meschke 1928 - 2017
Mon, 22 May 2017 08:26:07 CDT
Herbert L. Meschke, former Justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court, died May 19, 2017, at his Minot home. Celebration of Life service: Wednesday, May 24 at 1:30 p.m.at Vincent United Methodist Church, Minot. Meschke was appointed to the Court in January 1985 and retired September 30, 1998.
- Justice Meschke bio


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North Dakota judge: Justice system fails those mentally ill
Washington Times
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - The disappearance and death of local artist Virgil Feather remains under investigation, but one question in connection to the case is this: If Feather suffered from Alzheimer's and was no threat to anyone else, simply owing ...


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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Seymour Tribune

On the record – May 5
Seymour Tribune
Joshua A. Littrell, 22, North Vernon, warrant for probation violation, $1,000, 4:48 p.m. Wednesday. Nathaniel Derringer, 21, North Vernon, possession ... Property-damage wreck involving two vehicles, 900 block of Shawna Court, 3:44 p.m. Wednesday ...


Washington Times

North Dakota offers protesters free rides home, food, hotels as evacuation deadline looms
Washington Times
Dakota Access pipeline opponents burn structures in their main protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, as authorities prepare to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season.
Photos tell story of dramatic movement birthed in North DakotaBismarck Tribune

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Guns.com

North Dakota Lawmakers Mull So-Called Anti-Sharia Law Bill
U.S. News & World Report
North Dakota Lawmakers Mull So-Called Anti-Sharia Law Bill. Opponents of a bill that would prohibit judges from applying foreign laws in their courtrooms told a North Dakota Senate committee the measure interferes with religious freedom and unfairly ...
North Dakota constitutional carry bill heads to Gov. BurgumGuns.com

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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 80 arrestsNBC4i.com

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North Dakota nursing program increases cultural competency
Washington Times
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota nursing program is running simulations in Spanish to increase cultural competency of nursing students. The Dakota Nursing Program at Bismarck State College began its collaboration with a Spanish professor's class to ...

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The Federalist

Environmentalist Protest Destroys The Environment At Standing Rock
The Federalist
On February 22, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum forced an ... Instigated by resistance and lawsuits brought forth by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, protesters descended on the flats of the Cannonball River plain and encamped to resist the construction of ...

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Post Register

North Dakota men arrested with pounds of pot
Post Register
The trooper ran Parkinson's name and saw he had an active warrant for his arrest, court records show. The trooper reported smelling an odor of marijuana coming from the truck and asked Bingham how much marijuana he had. Bingham told the trooper he ...


Omaha World-Herald

Balance on and off court: UNO guard Tra-Deon Hollins learns to deal with different responsibilities
Omaha World-Herald
Former Omaha Central star Tra-Deon Hollins feels he has grown as he's added new priorities during his time with UNO. “Now, my grades are a priority. And now I have a daughter. Everything is different. The world is just brighter to me right now ...