Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:11:42 CDTEducation Week: "When the U.S. Supreme Court hears Ehlena Fry's case on Oct. 31, the now-12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy will be in the audience, though she no longer requires the service dog at the center of her federal disability-rights case against a Michigan school district."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:15:01 CDTInside Higher Ed: "A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling that a Minnesota community college was justified when it kicked a student out of a nursing program because of Facebook comments administrators deemed to be unprofessional and threatening to fellow students."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:08:18 CDTA job announcement for a Court Reporter for the District Court in Bismarck has been posted.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:23:46 CDTLongtime Minot attorney Jonathan C. Eaton, 89, died Oct. 25. He was licensed to practice law in North Dakota for more than 60 years and attended Stanford Law School with former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Services will be private.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:03:09 CDTThe South Central Judicial District held the last session of its Courthouse Criminal Basics CLE on Oct. 25 at the Burleigh County Courthouse. The four-part CLE series was designed to provide attorneys with basic information on criminal trial practice. The final session focused on drug court and juvenile court.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:31:25 CDTAssociated Press: "Gender diversity on the U.S. Supreme Court sends a positive message to young girls and boys, who hear 'women's voices coming from all over the place' as the three female justices join in asking questions during oral arguments, Justice Elena Kagan said Monday."
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:58:33 CDTThe agenda for the Oct. 28 meeting of the Court Services Administration Committee and the committee's Sept. 16 minutes have been posted.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:17:33 CDTKVRR News: "Where do you start if you or someone else is a victim of sexual harassment? UND Law students hosted a panel to make sure people know what to do if it happens on campus."
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:20:43 CDTUniv. of Buffalo Spectrum: "Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito thinks Buffalo's resurgence is proof that the 'American Dream' is still alive. Alito spoke at Shea's Performing Art's Center on Oct. 20."
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:16:05 CDTThe Burke County Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 27, for building maintenance.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:41:08 CDTGrand Forks lawyer Jason McCarthy, 45, has been appointed to fill the Northeast Central Judicial District judge vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Debbie G. Kleven. McCarthy is a supervising attorney for the Grand Forks County State's Attorney's Office and was one of seven applicants for the position.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:40 CDTCheap shots at the other side will only hurt your case.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:19:08 CDTThe newest issue of the North Dakota Law Review is available online. Topics include immigrant workers, fair housing, testamentary gift transfers, police body cameras and poetry as intellectual property.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:10:22 CDTABC News/AP: "The Supreme Court is offering new evidence that the short-handed court is having trouble getting its work done. The justices have yet to schedule three cases for arguments that were granted full review in January, about a month before Justice Antonin Scalia died."
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:26:38 CDTFargo Forum: "Jennifer Rich long struggled with addiction, trying to remain sober but always falling back into the perilous grip of methamphetamine. At one point, Rich maintained seven years of sobriety - before a relapse sent her back into a helpless spiral."