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Retirement gathering for Judge Anderson to be held July 2
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:15:24 CDT
A coffee party to honor Judge Sonna Anderson for her service as a district court judge in the South Central Judicial District will be held on Monday, July 2, from 3-5 p.m. at the Burleigh County Courthouse.
- Judge Anderson Biography

Loren L. Johnson 1934-2018
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:24:04 CDT
Longtime attorney Loren Lynn Johnson died June 16. He was a UND School of Law graduate and practiced law in Lakota, Bemidji and Grand Forks. A memorial will be held in Grand Forks at a future date.

After vote, Griggs County considers fate of courthouse
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:19:32 CDT
G.F. Herald: "Residents of Griggs County voted 494-379 to tear down the former County Courthouse in a June 12 advisory vote, according to Griggs County Auditor Samantha Larson."

U.S.: Supreme Court kills Quill, gives states more authority to collect sales tax
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:50:31 CDT
Forbes: "Collecting sales tax on online purchases has been a controversial subject for years, and the latest Supreme Court decision clearly reflects that things are still not completely settled. The vote was a slim 5-4 decision, with Justice Kennedy writing for the majority."

U.S. Supreme Court criminal justice opinions: June 22
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:22:59 CDT
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a case on whether a warrant is required to obtain cell phone site location records and in a double jeopardy case involving severance of charges.
- Carpenter v. United States
- Currier v. Virginia

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: June 22
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:22:37 CDT
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a patent case involving a device used to survey the ocean floor and in a case on disqualification of judges serving on specialized military courts.
- WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp.
- Ortiz v. United States

Lawsuits pile up over tablets instead of legal aide for South Dakota prisoners
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:22:14 CDT
Rapid City Journal: "Two federal lawsuits filed from inmates in South Dakota state prisons allege the tablet computers issued last year by the Department of Corrections as cost-saving replacements are blocking users' access to the courts."

73 new US citizens in North Dakota: 'It's just made me feel like I'm actually part of something great'
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:30:34 CDT
Dickinson Press: "Many gathered in the Sanctuary Events Center Wednesday, June 20, to witness 73 individuals to complete their process in becoming a U.S. citizen through the naturalization ceremony. North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lisa Fair McEvers was the featured speaker."

8th Circuit issues opinion in N.D. case
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:57:35 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the sentence in a North Dakota firearms possession case.
- United States v. Clark

U.S. Supreme Court online sales tax opinion: June 21
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:37:59 CDT
The United States Supreme Court has issued an opinion overruling Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U. S. 298, and allowing states to collect sales tax from sellers that do not have a physical presence in the state.
- South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: June 21
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:00:29 CDT
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a taxation case involving employee stock options, in a case on whether administrative law judges are officers of the United States, and in a case on removal hearings for non-citizens.
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States
- Lucia v. SEC
- Pereira v. Sessions

U.S.: Appeals court tosses veterans' lawsuits over burn pits
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:34:24 CDT
Associated Press: "Military veterans who claim that the use of open burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan caused myriad health problems cannot move forward with dozens of lawsuits against a military contractor, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday."
- Opinion Link: KBR Burn Pit Litigation

Steele County clerk's office to open late Thursday
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:31:10 CDT
The Steele County Clerk of Court office will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 21.

8th Circuit decides N.D. case
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:12:16 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the sentence in a North Dakota involuntary manslaughter case.
- United States v. Grace

Job Announcement
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:34:17 CDT
A job announcement for an Attorney II (Public Defender) with the Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents in Williston has been posted.

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General Sessions: Week of June 17
Kalob Dakota Hall, 23, Old Mill Road, Tellico Plains, three violations of probation, possession of a Schedule II narcotic (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, assault by domestic violence, aggravated assault by domestic violence, 11/29 ...

General Sessions for June 3, 2018
The following is compiled from records of Monroe County General Sessions Court. Readers are cautioned that persons may exist with similar or .... aggravated assault, assault by domestic violence, dismissed. Dakota Jackson Stratton, 19, Dry Creek Road ...

Armstrong Enters House Race; Campbell Hints at Primary
U.S. News & World Report
Campbell's campaign in a statement said he "is best positioned to represent North Dakota in the U.S. House. He's spent months criss-crossing the state to meet voters, and Republican voters know that no one will work harder to fight for conservative ...

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North Carolina Judge Awards $4.7 Million in Shooting Death
U.S. News & World Report
North Carolina Judge Awards $4.7 Million in Shooting Death. The family of a man shot to death outside a strip club in North Carolina has been awarded nearly $5 million from the club operators. May 22, 2018, at 8:42 a.m.. North Carolina Judge Awards $4 ...

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North Dakota corn, soybean planting remains behind average
Corn planting is 62 percent, behind 79 percent last year and 67 percent average. Eight percent of corn has emerged, well behind 34 percent last year and behind 22 percent average. Sugar beet planting is nearly complete, at 99 percent, equal to last ...

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North Dakota Class A Softball Poll
FARGO – The top three teams remained the same in the final North Dakota Class A softball coaches poll. Dickinson High stayed with the top ranking, followed by West Fargo second and Valley City third. The EDC Tournament will take place at West Fargo ...

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El Paso Times

North Dakota State rebounds past UTEP
El Paso Times
Statistics sometimes lie, sometimes send you skittering down the wrong path. Not Friday night in the Don Haskins Center. One had to simply look at one statistical category to know who won, who lost. Rebounds: North Dakota State 50, UTEP 30. And that ...

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North Dakota's First Family Moves Into New $5M Mansion
U.S. News & World Report
North Dakota's first family has moved into the new $5 million governor's mansion though work on the home is still ongoing and the required private donations to help build it has not yet been reached. March 22, 2018, at 2:25 p.m.. North Dakota's First ...

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No. 12 South Dakota State Beats NDSU 22-12 in college wrestling
BROOKINGS, S.D. (NDSU Athletics) – South Dakota State won six bouts including a pair of tech falls to defeat North Dakota State 22-12 in a Big 12 Conference dual Friday, Feb. 16, in Frost Arena. SDSU won the Border Bell trophy for third straight season ...

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WPSD Local 6

North Dakota woman headed to Tennessee arrested in Murray, KY
WPSD Local 6
Murray police say a North Dakota woman they arrested over the weekend was allegedly traveling to Tennessee to kidnap a girl. On Saturday, Murray police were called to check on the welfare of a juvenile girl in a parking lot near South 12th Street. An ...

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