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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
New Opinion: July 17
The Supreme Court posted a new opinion on July 17.
VandeWalle, Grijalva to chair UND law dean search committee
University of North Dakota University of North Dakota Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo announced July 16 that Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle and law professor James Grijalva will serve as co-chairs of the search committee to fill the permanent deanship at the UND School of Law.
What happens when you need small claims help?
Forbes: "Sometimes, you have no choice. You need small claims help, and you need it now. It's time to head to small claims court."
  • North Dakota Small Claims Court Forms
  • MN court: Woman who refused drug testing can still get welfare benefits
    Minnesota Great Seal MPR News: "The Minnesota Court of Appeals Monday ruled that people with drug convictions cannot be permanently required to undergo drug testing as a condition of receiving general assistance benefits."
  • Opinion Link: Verhein v. Piper
  • South Dakota loses bid to force Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay tax
    Sioux Falls Argus Leader: "South Dakota cannot force the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay excise tax on the renovation of its casino, a federal judge has ruled."

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    Meet the SCJD judgeship applicants
    Six lawyers have applied to fill the South Central Judicial District vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Sonna Anderson. Here is some information on their backgrounds, education, and legal careers as provided by the applicants.
    Initiative works to help kids involved in juvenile justice, child welfare systems
    Since July 2017, representatives from many corners of North Dakota government have been working with consultants from the Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps to develop new ways to help children caught up in both the juvenile justice system and the child welfare system.
  • Dual Status Youth Initiative Report, Findings and Recommendations
  • N.D. Attorney General opinions: July 16
    N.D. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the City of Sentinel Butte violated the law when it failed to respond to a request for records that it did not possess and an opinion that if a city does not apply for an extension of its Renaissance Zone designation, it will expire.
  • A.G. Opinion 2018-O-13
  • A.G. Opinion 2018-L-03
  • Edward F. Klinger 1945-2018
    Edward L. Klinger Longtime lawyer, Edward F. Klinger, 73, died July 10. Admitted to the bar in 1980, he was a graduate of Washington University. A celebration of life is planned at the St. James (NC) Members Club on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 4- 7 p.m. A service will also be held in Fargo at a later date.
  • Edward F. Klinger Lawyer Record
  • Funeral Home
  • Judgeships draw 6 candidates for appointment, 1 for election
    Bismarck Tribune: "When Gov. Doug Burgum selects the next judge for North Dakota's South Central Judicial District, he'll have more options than voters do in November."

    Burger, Blackmun at forefront of Minnesota's impact on Supreme Court
    United States Supreme Court building KSTP News: "Over the years, Minnesota has produced actual Supreme Court justices -- none more consequential than boyhood friends Warren Burger and Harry Blackmun. Burger was a St. Paul native who served as the nation's Chief Justice from 1969 until 1986."
    Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference set for Aug. 15-17
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them Aug. 15 -17 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full conference for all judges and members of the bar.


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    A job announcement for a Deputy Clerk of District Court I with the District Court in Minot has been posted.
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    A job announcement for a Juvenile Court Administrative Assistant I with the Juvenile Court in Jamestown has been posted.
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    A job announcement for an Electronic Court Recorder with the District Court in Watford City has been posted.

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