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Law session examines criminal process
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:25:49 CDT
Bismarck Tribune: "Judge Bruce Haskell presided over a different type of courtroom meeting Tuesday evening at the Burleigh County Courthouse. He, Burleigh County Assistant State's Attorney Marina Spahr, criminal justice attorney Lloyd Suhr and others came together for a two-hour session to summarize and discuss the path of defendants in the criminal justice system."

U.S.: Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:09:09 CDT
Associated Press: "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups."

Minnesota courtroom camera pilot project nearly complete
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:27:15 CDT
KFGO News: "A two-year pilot program that places cameras in Minnesota courtrooms is nearly complete. Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea says a special committee is expected to release a report later this year, or early 2018."

In Iowa, $75 speeding ticket fight heads to Supreme Court
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:05:51 CDT
MPR News: "A dispute over a $75 speeding ticket has climbed through the levels of Iowa's court system, reaching the lofty heights of the Iowa Supreme Court for oral arguments."

New Opinions: Sept. 20
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 CDT
The Supreme Court posted eight new opinions on Sept. 20.

Justice Jon. J. Jensen Investiture: The September 20, 2017 photos
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:30:27 CDT
Justice Jon J. Jensen was formally installed on the Supreme Court bench in an investiture ceremony Sept. 20. Here are the photos.
- Justice Jensen Biography
- Bismarck Tribune: Justice Jon Jensen installed in ceremony

Administrative Council Sept. 22 Agenda
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:42:38 CDT
The agenda for the Sept. 22 meeting of the Administrative Council and the council's May 23 minutes have been posted.

The humbling biography of a MN law legend
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:42:00 CDT
Minnesota Monthly: "He worked his way from a threadbare kid delivering papers on northern Minnesota's Iron Range to U.S. District Judge with one goal in mind: to be his best self in order to protect those who couldn't protect themselves."

S.D.: Daugaard picks Jensen for state Supreme Court
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:38:55 CDT
Watertown Public Opinion: "South Dakota Supreme Court's new justice will be Circuit Judge Steven Jensen of Dakota Dunes. Jensen is presiding judge for South Dakota's First Circuit."

Native Americans are over-represented in Montana's prison system
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:40:34 CDT
Helena Independent Record: "American Indians are over-represented in Montana's correctional system, and lawmakers hope to do something about it. Members of the State-Tribal Relations Committee toured the Montana Women's Prison and participated in an offender re-entry simulation Tuesday."

Two finalists named for NEJD vacancy
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:43:27 CDT
The Judicial Nominating Committee has named two finalists to fill the Northeast Judicial District judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge M. Richard Geiger. The names of Daniel J. Borgen of Bismarck and Barbara L. Whelan of Grafton will be forwarded to Gov. Doug Burgum for his consideration.

Judgeship retained at Grand Forks
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:24:12 CDT
The Supreme Court ordered that the judgeship vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Jon J. Jensen be filled at Grand Forks.

Court Services Administration Committee Sept. 22 agenda
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:52:51 CDT
The agenda for the Sept. 22 meeting of the Court Services Administration Committee and the committee's July 28 minutes have been posted.

8th Circuit decides N.D. case
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:07:28 CDT
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the district court's denial of a motion to vacate the sentence in a North Dakota drug case.
- Thompson v. United States

Minn. developers, homebuyers stand to win after court rules city's road fees are illegal
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:34:30 CDT
G.F. Herald: "A longtime method of charging developers for future roadways in Woodbury is unlawful, the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed Monday, Sept. 18."
- Opinion Text: Harstad v. City of Woodbury

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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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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.

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North Dakota Lawmakers Mull So-Called Anti-Sharia Law Bill
U.S. News & World Report
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 targets Muslims. March 22, 2017, at 4:16 p.m.. North Dakota ...

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Bismarck Tribune

Photos tell story of dramatic movement birthed in North Dakota
Bismarck Tribune
Walter Brave cooks a pot of boiled bison meat and corn on an open fire in the outdoor kitchen in August at a camp near the protest site for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Brave, an Ogala Lakota from Pine Ridge, S.D., was helping prepare food for the ...
North Dakota offers protesters free rides home, food, hotels as evacuation deadline loomsWashington Times

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The Federalist

Environmentalist Protest Destroys The Environment At Standing Rock
The Federalist
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 ...

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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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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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Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska native Mike Daum baffles Mavs' defense in SDSU win
Omaha World-Herald
Few teams have had an answer for South Dakota State sophomore forward Mike Daum, and UNO didn't prove to be any different. The 6-foot-9 Kimball, Nebraska, native and Summit League scoring leader poured in 33 points to go along with nine rebounds, ...

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NDSU Bison Athletics

NDSU Finalizes 2016-17 Men's Basketball Schedule
NDSU Bison Athletics
FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State men's basketball team has finalized its schedule for the 2016-17 season, head coach David Richman announced Thursday. The Bison will play 13 home regular-season contests and one exhibition game in the new ...

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The Dunn County Extra

Dickinson man dies in head-on collision near Killdeer
The Dunn County Extra
The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the driver who was killed in a head-on collision on Wednesday in an accident on Highway 22 north of Killdeer as 51-year-old Chris Davillier, 51, of Dickinson. DUNN COUNTY HERALD. According to the patrol, ...

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