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March Term of Court
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:51:36 CST
The March term of court has been posted, including issues and briefs.

Judicial Conference Executive Committee Mar. 1 agenda
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:39:07 CST
The agenda for the Mar. 1 meeting of the Judicial Conference Executive Committee and the committee's Nov. 22, 2016, minutes have been posted.

The Third Branch: This Week on the Hill
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:12:43 CST
For Feb. 27-Mar. 3, the weekly listing of legislative committee hearings which may be of interest to judges and lawyers has been posted.
- 65th Legislative Assembly

Registration open for NDLR Energy Law Symposium on Mar. 16
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:43:39 CST
The North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium will be held on Thursday, Mar. 16, at the Bavendick Stateroom in the National Energy Center of Excellence at Bismarck State College. Registration is now open for the one day symposium titled 'Moving Forward: What the Future Holds for North Dakota's Energy Sector.'
- Event Details and Registration Information

Justice reinvestment bill passes House
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:43:11 CST
Bismarck Tribune: "A legislative initiative to reform the state's criminal justice system cleared the North Dakota House with little debate Wednesday. House Bill 1041 passed by an 86-4 vote."

U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 27 arguments
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:19:30 CST
Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving deportation of an immigrant for sexual abuse of a minor.
- Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions

UMN law center plans for steady increase in immigration cases
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:44:22 CST
Minnesota Daily: "A University of Minnesota law center focused on immigration is bracing for more work as it expects another policy announcement from President Donald Trump."

New Opinion: Feb. 23
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CST
The Supreme Court posted a new opinion on Feb. 23.

Pattern Jury Instruction Commission March 2 agenda
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:43:43 CST
The agenda for the March 2 meeting of the Pattern Jury Instruction Commission and the commission's Oct. 6 minutes have been posted.

U.S.: Supreme Court rules in favor of death row inmate
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:34:24 CST
CNN: "The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of a death row inmate in Texas whose own lawyers introduced evidence at trial that he was more likely to be dangerous in the future because he is black."

Maryland's assault weapons ban upheld by US appeals court
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:37:19 CST
Associated Press: "Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons and its 10-round limit on gun magazines were upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court in a decision that met with a strongly worded dissent."
- Opinion Text: Kolbe v. Hogan

Nation: Law firms must manage cybersecurity risks
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:02:10 CST
ABA Journal: "It's another busy day at the office when you receive an email with an attached memo. You don't remember asking for the memo, but you download the attachment anyway. Alarm bells! It's not an attachment. It's malware."

Court seeks comment on SEJD vacancy
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:42:48 CST
The Supreme Court has issued a Notice of Consultation regarding the vacancy in Judgeship No. 1 in the Southeast Judicial District with chambers in Jamestown. Comments on whether the judgeship should be retained, moved, or eliminated are due March 24.

Court seeks comment on proposed rule amendments
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:22:26 CST
The Supreme Court has issued a Notice of Comment regarding rule amendments proposed by the Joint Procedure Committee in response to the Marsy's Law constitutional amendment, N.D. Const. Art. I, Section 25. Comments are due March 24.

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: Feb. 22
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:50:24 CST
The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act case, a genetic testing patent case, and a death penalty case that involved expert testimony based on racial stereotypes.
- Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools
- Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.
- Buck v. Davis

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Washington Times

North Dakota offers protesters free rides home, food, hotels as evacuation deadline looms
Washington Times
“The transportation assistance center will offer personal kits, water and snacks, health/wellness assessments, bus far for a return trip home, a food voucher, hotel lodging for one night, and a taxi voucher to the bus terminal,� the North Dakota Joint ...

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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 ...

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North Dakota State beat Iowa. How would it fare in the FBS overall?
North Dakota State has won six games in a row against Football Bowl Subdivision competition, a stretch that began on the opening weekend of the 2010 season with a 6-3 win against Kansas. During that same span, the Jayhawks have won just seven games ...

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Post Register

North Dakota men arrested with pounds of pot
Post Register
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 — 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
North Dakota pipeline protest prompts more than 20

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The Providence Journal

Shea 22, North Kingstown 7: Duarte's 3 TDs help Raiders cover new ground
The Providence Journal
Sparked by three touchdown runs by senior running back Yanique Duarte, the undefeated Raiders upped their DII-B record to 5-0 (7-0 overall) with a 22-7 victory over North Kingstown in the first game played on the new artificial Max Reid turf.

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North Dakota tribes seek review of pipelines under reservoir
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes wants a federal appeals court to quickly decide whether a Texas company needed tribal permission to put an oil pipeline and a natural gas pipeline beneath a Missouri River reservoir.

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Huffington Post

North Dakota Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge
Huffington Post
BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected – as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.� ... “There is ...

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Maryville Daily Forum

North Nod gets best of Nodaway-Holt, teams rematch in Burlington Jct. on Tuesday
Maryville Daily Forum
He posted 22. North Nodaway's primary ball handler Dakota Smyser finished with seven, and Arron Coleman and Cole Bird both finished with six. North Nodaway coach Jake Shipman said that Friday's fingers-crossed win was sweeter than blowing the doors ...


North Carolina Republicans Refuse to Repeal 'State-Sanctioned Discrimination'
The ACLU, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and the law firm of Jenner & Block are challenging HB 2 in federal court. It remains unclear whether action will be taken to repeal the law in the upcoming legislative session. Republicans will once again ...

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