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July bar examination begins
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:54:26 CDT
Seventy-two applicants began sitting for the North Dakota bar exam on Tuesday, July 25. Of those testing, 74 percent are graduates of the University of North Dakota School of Law. The exam concludes on Wednesday, July 26.

Dickey, Kidder county clerk's offices closed Wednesday afternoon
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:39:03 CDT
The Dickey County Clerk of Court office will be closed on Wednesday July 26, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The Kidder County Clerk of Court office will be closed from 1:30 to 5 p.m.

North Dakota's Judge Erickson appears before Senate Judiciary Committee
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:54:51 CDT
KVRR News: "A North Dakota judge appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven introduced U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson to the panel. Erickson was nominated by President Trump to serve on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals."

8th Circuit issues opinions in N.D. cases
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:15:53 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has issued opinions in two North Dakota cases, affirming the district court's summary judgment in a qualified immunity case and dismissing an appeal in a drug case.
- Odom v. Kaizer
- United States v. Mata

U.S. Chief Justice Roberts: Technology poses challenge for court
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:45:21 CDT
ABC News/AP: "U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday he thinks rapidly advancing technology poses one of the biggest challenges for the high court."

U.S.: Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:38:10 CDT
Associated Press: "A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits by requiring them to show that they have a good reason to carry a weapon."
- Opinion Text: Wrenn v. District of Columbia

New Order July 25
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:47:27 CDT
The Supreme Court posted a new order on July 25.

Court Services Administration Committee July 28 agenda
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:01:48 CDT
The agenda for the July 28 meeting of the Court Services Administration Committee and the committee's May 12 minutes have been posted.

U.S.: Five 99Rise protesters get jail time for disrupting Supreme Court
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:35:07 CDT
Washington Times: "Five activists decided the best way to protest a major First Amendment Supreme Court case was with more First Amendment activity, so they disrupted the justices' oral arguments two years ago."

U.S.: Appeals court backs wildlife activist in free speech case
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:37:28 CDT
Associated Press: "A federal appeals court on Monday ruled in favor of a wildlife activist who said his free speech rights were violated when a sheriff's deputy barred him from watching livestock agents herd wild bison into Yellowstone National Park."
- Opinion Text: Reed v. Leiurance

FBI issues cyber alert on possible Iran hacking
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:04:59 CDT
The FBI has posted an alert about actions by malicious parties - possibly located in Iran - who have been using Virtual Private Server infrastructure hosted in the United States to compromise worldwide computer networks.

Even head judge of Georgia's highest court gets called for jury duty
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:38:38 CDT
Atlanta Journal Constitution: "It appears not even the biggest of cheeses, the highest of head honchos in Georgia's judiciary system is immune from that letter in the mailbox."

Judgeship retained at Grafton
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:03:36 CDT
The Supreme Court ordered that the judgeship vacancy created by the announced retirement of Judge M. Richard Geiger be filled at Grafton.

New report shows major crimes are down in North Dakota
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:31:21 CDT
WDAY News: "Major crimes, like murder and aggravated assault, are down in North Dakota. Drug arrests and crimes involving damage to property are on the way up. The Attorney General's office is showing a major decrease in some of the most dangerous crimes statewide, including rape and aggravated assault."
- Attorney General News Release

As Jon Jensen heads to Supreme Court, a judgeship to be filled in Grand Forks
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:40:55 CDT
G.F. Herald: "As presiding Northeast Central District Judge Jon Jensen prepares to leave for the Supreme Court, Grand Forks is waiting on the high court to make a determination on whether he will be replaced."


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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 ...


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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

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Washington Times

Photos tell story of dramatic movement birthed in North Dakota
Bismarck Tribune
Walter Brave cooks a pot of boiled bison meat and corn on an open fire in the outdoor kitchen in August at a camp near the protest site for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Brave, an Ogala Lakota from Pine Ridge, S.D., was helping prepare food for the ...
North Dakota offers protesters free rides home, food, hotels as evacuation deadline loomsWashington Times

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North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Slates Drought Meeting
U.S. News & World Report
July 10, 2017. A judge presiding over a preliminary hearing for defendants accused in the death of a Penn State fraternity pledge will be getting more evidence before he'll decide if there's sufficient grounds to send the case to county court for trial ...

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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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North Dakota Project Safe Send Chemical Collections Set
U.S. News & World Report
North Dakota Project Safe Send Chemical Collections Set. North Dakota's Agriculture Department has scheduled this year's round of Project Safe Send chemical collections. May 22, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.

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U.S. News & World Report

North Carolina's Long Summer Vacations Are Being Challenged
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... on Method of Support Payments. July 22, 2017. Arizona law generally requires that child support payments go through a state system in order for the person making the payments to be credited, but a court ruling says exceptions are permitted in the ...

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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 ...


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