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|
|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)|
|8||06/25/2001 DISK (TRA)(12-27-99)|
|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|
|16||10/03/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF|
|17||10/03/2001 APPELLANT APPENDIX|
|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|
|21||11/20/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF|
|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|