34-year-old is first judicial appointment by Burgum
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:29:30 CST
Grand Forks Herald: "Benjamen Johnson was sworn in Monday as a district court judge, the first judicial appointment by new Gov. Doug Burgum. The 34-year-old former public defender fills the vacancy left by longtime Williams County Judge David Nelson."
- Judge Johnson Biography
Court Facilities Improvement Advisory Committee April 7 agenda
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:58:33 CST
The agenda for the April 7 meeting of the Court Facilities Improvement Advisory Committee and the committee's March 3 minutes have been posted.
Justice reinvestment bill moves foward
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:38:17 CST
Bismarck Tribune: "A centerpiece of state criminal justice reform efforts this session inched one step further in its legislative journey after unanimously clearing the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday morning."
U.S. Supreme Court opinion: March 28
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:07:07 CST
The United States Supreme Court has issued an opinion in a capital punishment case on the standard for determing whether a defendant is an intellectually disabled individual.
- Moore v. Texas
Never been called for jury duty in Minnesota? You're not alone
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:25:55 CST
MinnPost: "According to data from the Minnesota Court Information Office, just 4 percent of adult Minnesotans were summoned for jury duty in 2016 - well below the national average."
Personnel Policy Board March 31 agenda
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:44:34 CST
The agenda for the March 31 meeting of the Personnel Policy Board, and the board's Sept. 30, 2016, minutes have been posted.
U.S. Supreme Court March 28 arguments
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:38:44 CST
Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a plea bargain case involving a defendant subject to deportation.
- Lee v. United States
U.S. Supreme Court March 29 arguments
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:37:08 CST
Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving evidence withheld by the government from a defendant in a criminal case and a case on coconspirator liability.
- Turner v. United States
- Honeycutt v. United States
Judge Johnson investiture set for today
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:30:54 CST
The formal investiture ceremony for new Northwest Judicial District Judge Benjamen Johnson will take place at 1 p.m. today, March 27, at the Williams County Courthouse in Williston.
- Judge Johnson Biography
8th Circuit decides N.D. case
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:06:45 CST
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the conviction and sentence in a North Dakota murder case.
- United States v. Jackson
Trump's Supreme Court nominee could shape Native American issues, UND professor says
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:40:13 CST
G.F. Herald: "It's too early to say for certain if President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will sit on the country's highest court. But if he does, a UND law professor says he could shift the court in at least one important way."
The Third Branch: This Week on the Hill
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:26:12 CST
For March 20-24, the weekly listing of legislative committee hearings which may be of interest to judges and lawyers has been posted.
- 65th Legislative Assembly
U.S. Supreme Court March 27 arguments
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:30:03 CST
Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a patent case involving venue issues and an ERISA case about church pension plans.
- TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group
- Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton
Carlson elected chief judge of Minnesota 7th Judicial District
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:37:49 CST
News Release: "The Honorable Jay D. Carlson has been elected to serve as chief judge of Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District by his fellow judges in the district."
- Jay D. Carlson Attorney Record
Felony suspects: Mug shots will soon be public record in SD
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:44 CST
KDLT News: "It's not often that the public sees a mug shot in South Dakota. Only in rare circumstances, if a criminal is a fugitive or has escaped from jail or prison, can law enforcement officials release them."
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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 ...
Environmentalist Protest Destroys The Environment At Standing Rock
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 ...
Lafayette County grand jury indictments handed down
An Alabama man was indicted by a Lafayette County grand jury on a charge of manslaughter for allegedly choking another man to death, according to the Oxford Police Department. According to reports, on Oct. 1, 2016, Oxford police officers responded to ...
Annapolis lawyer gives support to protesters against North Dakota pipeline
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 ...
North Dakota offers protesters free rides home, food, hotels as evacuation deadline looms
Judge Jeanine Pirro (Screenshot of Fox News) ... 22, 2017, as authorities prepare to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season. ... Short of packing the protesters' bags, North Dakota is doing everything it can to convince the remaining ...
Photos tell story of dramatic movement birthed in North Dakota
North Dakota men arrested with pounds of pot
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 ...
Los Angeles Times
Clashes, arrests and fears â€” 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 arrests
North Dakota pipeline protest prompts more than 20 arrests
North Dakota House overwhelmingly passes permitless carry
Lawmakers in the House made short work Tuesday of a bill to bring constitutional carry to the state, sending it to the Senate 83-9. The measure, introduced last month and passed unanimously out of committee, would codify the right of law-abiding North ...
North Dakota Class A and 9-man Football Polls
The Larimore Polar Bears jumped up to the number one team in the North Dakota Class A football poll after a dominating 40-0 win over Park River/Fordville-Lankin. The Northern Cass Jaguars find themselves just outside the top five in the receiving vote ...
Texas crop and weather report - Feb. 22
North Texas e-News
CENTRAL: Much needed, heavy rains halted some field work. Subsoil and topsoil was replenished. Stock tanks were full. Livestock were in good condition with spring grass coming up. Small-grain fields were being grazed, but supplemental feeding was still ...