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Appellate practice tip of the week
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:47:06 CDT
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- Other appellate practice tips

U.S. Supreme Court April 23 arguments
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:44:02 CDT
Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case on whether a party can have an evidentiary hearing to challenge an IRS summons and in a case on preemption of statutes of repose.
- United States v. Clarke
- CTS Corp. v. Waldburger

U.S. Supreme Court April 22 arguments
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:44:48 CDT
Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case on whether a party can bring a pre-enforcement challenge to a state law that prohibits the dissemination of known false statements about political candidates an a case on whether retransmission of a television program violates copyright.
- Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus
- American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

U.S. Supreme Court April 21 arguments
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:37:52 CDT
Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a false advertising case involving competing pomegranate beverages and in a case on post-judgment discovery of a foreign country's assets.
- Pom Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Company
- Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd.

Judgeship retained at Valley City
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:23:15 CDT
The Supreme Court has retained at Valley City the judgeship of retiring District Judge John Paulson.

Applicants for NC judge have diverse careers
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:15:33 CDT
The three attorneys who applied for the North Central Judicial District vacancy were asked to provide brief information on their background, education, and legal careers. Here are their career highlights with links to more detailed information from applicants Kelly Dillon, Stacy Louser and Robert Martin.

Joint Procedure Committee April 24-25 agenda
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:28:13 CDT
The agenda for the April 24-25 meeting of the Joint Procedure Committee and the committee's Sept. 26, 2013, minutes, have been posted.

Officials ask for OK to raise $2.5 million in private funds for UND Law School renovation
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:02:38 CDT
G.F. Herald: "The State Board of Higher Education Budget and Finance Committee has given UND the go-ahead to put $2.5 million more in private funds toward UND's $11.4 million Law School renovation and remodeling project and also allowed them to continue raising more money."

U.S.: Supreme Court case could test future of broadcast TV
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:25:46 CDT
USA Today: "Aaron Bailey was fed up with paying about $120 a month for satellite TV service when he heard about Aereo, a start-up company that streams live broadcast stations over the Internet for $8 to $12 a month. When it arrived in Denver last November, he signed up the first day."

Tribes irked by slow start to U.S. land buyback program
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:33:23 CDT
McClatchy Newspapers: "Is 10 years enough time to buy 10 million acres of land? Maybe not, at least for the U.S. government. Many of the nation's tribal leaders say the Obama administration is moving far too slowly with a massive plan to spend $1.9 billion to buy back thousands of parcels of land that have been sold over the years on U.S. Indian reservations."

U.S.: When 'liking' a brand online voids the right to sue
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:35:53 CDT
New York Times: "General Mills, the maker of cereals like Cheerios and Chex as well as brands like Bisquick and Betty Crocker, has quietly added language to its website to alert consumers that they give up their right to sue the company if they download coupons, join it in online communities like Facebook, enter a company-sponsored sweepstakes or contest or interact with it in a variety of other ways."

Minn.: Supreme Court won't review Nibbe appeal
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:25:02 CDT
Mankato Free Press: "A woman serving a 17-year prison sentence for shooting her husband as he slept will not have her plea reviewed by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The Court of Appeals ruled against the claim by Jennifer Nibbe, 37, that she didn't understand her plea when she pleaded guilty."

Mont.: Job-seekers stream into Hardin prison
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:41:34 CDT
Billings Gazette: "Doyle Jones brought 200 blank applications for job-seekers at the Two Rivers Detention Facility. Two hours into Wednesday's job fair, she had distributed every one of them. A colleague from Emerald Correctional Management quickly photocopied more, and Jones resumed her work greeting a steady stream of applicants by mid-morning Wednesday."

6 apply for South Central Judicial District vacancy
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:34:59 CDT
Six lawyers have applied to fill the South Central District Judge vacancy that will be created by the retirement of Judge Donald Jorgensen. The applicants are: Steven Balaban, Arnold Fleck, Wayne Goter, Brian Grosinger, Parrell Grossman, and Todd Schwarz. All are from Bismarck except Grosinger, who is from Mandan.

New Opinion: April 16
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:44:39 CDT
The Supreme Court posted one new opinion on April 16.


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Judge overturns North Dakota law banning most abortions
CNN
"A woman's constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy before viability has been recognized by the United States Supreme Court for more than 40 years. The United States Supreme Court has clearly determined the dispositive issue presented in this lawsuit.
Judge Overturns North Dakota's Strict Abortion LawNPR (blog)
Federal judge rules North Dakota abortion law unconstitutionalFox News
North Dakota abortion ban ruled unconstitutionalMSNBC
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota law unfairly blocks North Dakota energy, judge rules
Pioneer Press
In a 48-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said Friday that the Next Generation Energy Act passed in 2007 effectively blocks North Dakota utilities from exporting electricity into the state. And she says it improperly requires them ...
Federal Judge Scraps North Dakota's Unconstitutional Anti-Abortion LawPoliticusUSA
Judge strikes down Minnesota's anti-coal energy lawMinneapolis Star Tribune
DECLARED INVALID: North Dakota abortion ban overturned by federal judgeCatholic Online
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US judge overturns North Dakota's 6-week abortion ban
ModernHealthcare.com
A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ...


Judge overturns North Dakota's 6-week abortion ban
Boston Globe
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) β€” A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel ...


MSNBC

Court finds North Dakota abortion ban unconstitutional
MSNBC
In his decision, U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland wrote of the state's push to end abortions after a month and a half, β€œThe United States Supreme Court has spoken and has unequivocally said no state may deprive a woman of the choice to ...


Judge sides with North Dakota, finds part of Minnesota renewable energy law ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In a 48-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said Friday that part of the Next Generation Energy Act improperly requires North Dakota utilities to seek approval from Minnesota in order to do business. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says ...


US judge overturns North Dakota abortion ban
Bismarck Tribune
20, 2013 file photo shows a protesters outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic, the state's sole abortion provider, in Fargo, N.D. A federal judge overturned a North Dakota law Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat ...


Judge: North Dakota abortion law unconstitutional
The Detroit News
Bismarck, N.D. β€” A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled that the law banning abortions ...


In brief: North Dakota abortion ban overturned by judge
The Spokesman Review
BISMARCK, N.D. – A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant. U.S. District ...


Federal judge strikes down North Dakota 'heartbeat' abortion law
WHBL Sheboygan
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday permanently blocked North Dakota from enforcing the country's most restrictive abortion law, a ban on ending a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception. North ...