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New Opinion: July 2
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:43:28 CDT
The Supreme Court posted a new opinion on July 2.

New Disciplinary Order: July 2
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:13:57 CDT
The Supreme Court posted a new disciplinary order on July 2.

Unpaid internships legal when they boost interns' learning, U.S. court rules
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:03:53 CDT
Reuters: "Unpaid internships are legal when they are closely tied to interns' educations, a U.S. appeals court in Manhattan said on Thursday in reversing a decision that Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc broke the law by not paying interns. The lower courts erred in finding the interns should have been treated as employees because Fox derived some benefit from their work, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said."
- Opinion Text: Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures

MN Court: Victim's role irrelevant in deciding damages
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:13:50 CDT
MPR News: "In a decision that forced a conservative and liberal justice to dissent, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled authorities cannot blame the victim when determining the restitution criminals are required to pay in some cases."
- Opinion Text: State v. Riggs

Minn.: Developer wins at Supreme Court; $85M Golden Valley apartment project to proceed
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:18:00 CDT
Twin Cities Business Journal: "The Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday ruled in favor of a Minneapolis developer and the Golden Valley Housing and Redevelopment Authority in a dispute involving an $85 million apartment project proposal next to the Good Day Cafe."
- Opinion Text: Webb Golden Valley, LLC v. State

Montana Supreme Court reverses police seizure of Hummer
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:08:41 CDT
Great Falls Tribune: "The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that Missoula police were wrong to seize a Hummer titled to the mother of a murderer. Led by Chief Justice Mike McGrath, the court said Tuesday that the Missoula Police Department unlawfully decided a car title does not imply ownership of a vehicle or the right to argue ownership in court."
- Opinion Text: Muir v. Bilderback

Mont.: Appeals court to hear arguments in Jesus statue dispute
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:11:19 CDT
NBC Montana News: "A federal appeals court will take up a dispute over whether a 6-foot-tall statue of Jesus should remain on U.S. Forest Service land next to a Montana ski resort. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday in Portland, Oregon. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is appealing a Montana judge's decision to allow the statue to remain on the Whitefish mountainside."

Job Announcement
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:58:42 CDT
A job announcement for a Chief Assistant State's Attorney for McKenzie County in Watford City has been posted.

Job Announcement
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:59:35 CDT
A job announcement for a Deputy Clerk of District Court I with the District Court in Bismarck has been posted.

Job Announcement
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:00:24 CDT
A job announcement for an Electronic Court Recorder with the District Court in Dickinson has been posted.

New Opinions: July 1
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:57:53 CDT
The Supreme Court posted 23 new opinions on July 1.

New Opinions: July 1
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:59:58 CDT
The Supreme Court posted 23 new opinions on July 1.

Law of the land: Batch of new N.D. laws take effect
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:56:31 CDT
G.F. Herald: "More than 100 pieces of legislation approved by North Dakota lawmakers earlier this year will take effect today, including a change that will send a greater share of oil production tax revenue back to local governments and some more obscure mandates, such as background checks for massage therapists."

8th Circuit issues opinion in N.D. case: July 1
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:55:13 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has reversed and remanded a ruling on an ineffective counsel claim in a North Dakota drug case.
- Taylor v. United States

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices -- U.S. appeals court
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:53:56 CDT
Reuters: "A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a judge's ruling that Apple Inc had conspired with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a win for the U.S. Justice Department. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed that the conspiracy violated federal antitrust law."
- Opinion Text: United States v. Apple, Inc.

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North Dakota leaders on Supreme Court ruling: 'The EPA already won'
BISMARCK, N.D. — When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the EPA had overstepped when it failed to consider the costs of regulations related to mercury emissions, many heralded it as a victory against bureaucratic excess. But North Dakota leaders say the ...
Court sides with industry on power plant emissionsHigh Country News
Which Power Plants Emitted the Most Mercury?National Geographic
PSC: Supreme Court made the right decision in the EPA mercury emissions casePrairie Public Broadcasting
WDAZ -Midwest Energy News -Environment News Service
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Sixteen states sue EPA over clean water rule
A second lawsuit, brought by a coalition of 13 states, was filed in U.S. district court in North Dakota. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt called the rule “unreasonable federal overreach.” The EPA said in a statement: “To clearly protect the streams ...
Idaho joins federal water rule lawsuitKTVB
ND takes lead in lawsuit against EPA over Waters of the US ruleDickinson Press
13-state lawsuit to challenge EPA's Waters of the U.S. ruleFarm Futures
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Liberty Tribune

States move to counter gay marriage ruling
The Hill
A federal judge ruled in May that Alabama' s same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional and stayed her opinion until the Supreme Court ruled on the issue. This week, Moore — the state Supreme Court's chief justice — initially said a new motion in the ...
After court ruling, gay veterans get marriage benefits they were deniedWashington Post (blog)
Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage allowed across USLiberty Tribune
At long last, loveFlorida Flambeau
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Judge Rules on Two North Dakota Lawsuits for Same Sex Marriage
More from KVRR. North Dakota Same-Sex Couples: "We're Not Done Yet" · Supreme Court Makes Gay Marriage Law of the Land · Jones Sentenced to Prison for Human Trafficking · Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage Could Come Soon · Supreme Court ...
Judge rules ND gay marriage ban 'unconstitutional and invalid' after Supreme ...Dickinson Press
Extending North Dakota's anti-discrimination protections to gays unlikely ...The Republic
North Dakota judge sides with gay marriage lawsuit plaintiffs in wake of ...The Tribune

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North Dakota gay marriage ban void following Supreme Court ruling
Bismarck Tribune
In January, a federal judge placed a stay on lawsuits filed to legalize same-sex marriage in North Dakota pending the Supreme Court's ruling. Stenehjem said he expects the court to proceed on the matter in the near future with Friday's ruling as a guide.
High court ruling paves way for gay marriage in North DakotaWashington Times
North Dakota: Marriage ruling sends a few gay couples to Press
North Dakota governor says state will abide by Supreme Court's same-sex ...Dickinson Press
Worthington Daily Globe -INFORUM -BBC News
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Supreme Court health ruling helps 14000 in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 14,000 low- and moderate-income North Dakota residents will retain health insurance premium subsidies provided through the Affordable Care Act under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday allowing the payments.

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Jamestown Sun

North Dakota takes lead in lawsuit against EPA over WOTUS rule
Jamestown Sun
“We're taking the lead,” North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said of the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Bismarck. “We're the most agricultural state in the country, so it just seemed like a logical place.” The lawsuit asks the court ...


North Dakota Supreme Court rejects another appeal in 2009 Fargo murder-for ...
Daily Journal
BISMARCK, North Dakota — The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected another appeal by an Oklahoma man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his son-in-law in North Dakota. Gene Kirkpatrick is serving life in prison without parole for paying a man to ...
Idaho man convicted in North Dakota slaying loses appealWDAZ

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Breitbart News

Common Core opponents sue North Dakota officials
Jack Dalrymple, state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and other officials are named in a lawsuit stating North Dakota entered into an illegal agreement with other states and violated other federal laws. Four plaintiffs, including Rep. Robert Skarphol, R ...
Lawsuit by the Thomas More Law Center Challenges the Constitutionality of ...PR Newswire (press release)
New Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Common CoreBreitbart News
Common Core critics sue N.D. over membership in testing organizationBismarck Tribune

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North Dakota County Issues Same-Sex Marriage License in Wake of Supreme ...
ABC News
North Dakota County Issues Same-Sex Marriage License in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling. BISMARCK, N.D. — Jun 26, 2015, 3:20 PM ET. Share. 0. Associated Press. North Dakota county issues same-sex marriage license in wake of Supreme Court ruling.