State v. Hirschkorn
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
Lance E. Hirschkorn, Defendant and Appellant
South Central Judicial District,
Judge Thomas J. Schneider
|Nature of Action:||Sexual Offense|
|Term:||12/2001  Argument: 12/18/2001 9:30am|
|ND cite:||2002 ND 36|
640 N.W.2d 439
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether the lower court erred in granting the state's motion to allow hearsay regarding child's statement about sexual abuse.
A. Should the court have denied the motion because it was untimely?
B. Should the court have denied the motion because the state failed to provide an adequate foundation in support of the motion?
II. Whether the lower court erred in allowing state witnesses to testify about their opinions of the truthfulness of statements made by witnesses?
a. Officer Schaffer, regarding the statement given by Hirschkorn.
b. Debbie Osowski, regarding the statement given by A.H.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the trial court error in granting the State's motion to allow hearsay statements of the child victim concerning sexual abuse.
A. Should the trial court have denied the state's motion on the grounds that it was untimely?
B. Should the trial court have denied the state's motion for lack of adequate foundation?
II. Whether the trial court erred in allowing opinion testimony from a law enforcement officer and forensic interviewer.
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|1||04/06/2001||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 12/22/2000|
|2||04/18/2001||RECORD ON APPEAL & Separate #56 (Not rec'd: #54-State's Exhs. 1-6 & Defense Exhs. A-C)|
|3||05/14/2001||MOT. EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT (Entitled "Motion for Extension of Time for Filing Appellant's Brief" but|
|4||05/14/2001||treated as a Mot/Ext/File TRA)|
|5||05/14/2001||ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (ATB is due 40 days after TRA is filed). Granted: 07/06/2001|
|6||05/17/2001||Acknowledgment of OTR|
|7||06/25/2001||TRANSCRIPTS DATED 12-27-99; 1-31-00; 9-19-00; 9-21&22-00 (2 vols.) (5 vols. total)|
|9||06/25/2001||DISK (TRA)(1-31-00; 9-19-00; & 9-21&22-00)|
|10||08/03/2001||MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF|
|11||08/06/2001||ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK (CMB). Granted: 09/04/2001|
|12||08/31/2001||MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF|
|13||08/31/2001||ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE. Granted: 10/04/2001|
|14||09/13/2001||Ltr. from Lance Hirschkorn re ATB and counsel (not dated)|
|15||10/01/2001||Ltr. from Lance Hirschkorn re Counsel, dtd. 09-27-01|
|18||10/03/2001||DISK - ATB|
|19||11/05/2001||MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF|
|20||11/05/2001||ACTION BY CLERK (MAE) (w/understanding OA will be heard in Dec.). Granted: 11/20/2001|
|22||11/20/2001||DISK - AEB|
|23||12/18/2001||APPEARANCES: Wayne D. Goter; Cynthia M. Feland|
|24||12/18/2001||ARGUED: Goter; Feland (Vol. X; Page 188)|
|25||12/18/2001||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|26||02/21/2002||Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|27||02/21/2002||DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED|
|28||02/21/2002||UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.|
|29||02/27/2002||MOTION FOR RELEASE|
|30||02/28/2002||NO ACTION TAKEN (Under N.D.R.App.P. 9, motion to be made to trial court)|
|32||04/09/2002||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|33||08/16/2007||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|