Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:08:52 CSTWednesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case on whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a state-law contract rule that requires a power of attorney to expressly refer to arbitration agreements.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:31:41 CSTThe United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has issued an opinion in a North Dakota breach of contract case.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:42:39 CSTReuters: "The U.S. Supreme Court will decide three cases in coming months that could help or hinder President Donald Trump's efforts to ramp up border security and accelerate deportations of those in the country illegally."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:07:37 CSTTuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving claims by a Mexican citizen who was shot in Mexico by a U.S. Border Patrol agent and a case on the standard of review of a decision to quash an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:09:11 CSTDuluth News Tribune: "A Minnesota Appeals Court upheld this week the conviction of a Kittson County man whom police said was on meth during a fatal car crash more than two years ago."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:51:43 CSTABA Journal: "To Kill a Mockingbird, Anatomy of a Murder, Presumed Innocent, The Firm. Most legal fiction top 10 lists include one or more of these recognizable titles. But what about more recent fare? After all, it's been more than 55 years since Harper Lee introduced us to Atticus, and more than 25 years since the name "Grisham" became synonymous with the legal thriller. To compile a more recent collection, I enlisted the help of some fellow lawyer-authors-10 of the best in the business-to identify their favorite law novels published in the past 10 years."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CSTThe Supreme Court posted 21 new opinions on Feb. 16.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:26:22 CSTAssociated Press: "The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, on March 20."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:37:30 CSTMPR News: "The Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that police do not need a search warrant to enter a home a suspect is visiting."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:29:35 CSTPierre Capital Journal: "South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lori Wilbur announced on Wednesday she will retire in June after six years on the high court in Pierre. Wilbur, 64, has been part of the state's judicial branch since 1992, for 25 years by the time she retires."
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:32:43 CSTRavalli Republic: "In a 4-3 ruling, the Montana Supreme Court found that Ravalli County District Judge James Haynes was wrong to deny a defendant's request to release a video-recorded interview with the victim in a 2013 attempted homicide case."
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:27:00 CSTThe Supreme Court has issued a Notice of Consultation regarding the vacancy in Judgeship No. 2 in the Northeast Judicial District with chambers in Rugby. Comments on whether the judgeship should be retained, moved, or eliminated are due March 17
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:36:34 CSTDistrict Judge John Greenwood has announced his retirement effective August 1. He has served as a judge in the Southeast Judicial District since 1999.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:33:08 CSTLongtime Cavalier attorney Neil W. Fleming died at his home on Feb. 14. He was a UND School of Law graduate and was admitted to the N.D. bar in 1968. A funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, at St. Brigid's Catholic Church in Cavalier.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:21:06 CSTSacramento Bee: "Anthony Kennedy would like you to be more polite. At a summit Tuesday on civic education in California schools, the U.S. Supreme Court justice and Sacramento native son lamented the harm that contemporary American rhetoric has done to our democracy."