State v. Schmidt

20010166 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Neal W. Schmidt, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Morton County
Judge Robert O. Wefald
Nature of Action: Misc. Statutory Off. (Misdemeanor)
Counsel:
Appellant: Gosbee Law Office
Appellee: Allen M. Koppy , State's Attorney
Term: 11/2001   Argument: 11/21/2001  10:45am
ND cite: 2002 ND 43
NW cite: 640 N.W.2d 702

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Can innocent mistake be raised as an affirmative defense to the strict liability offense of Driving Without Liability Insurance (NDCC 39-08-20)?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the defense of excuse based upon mistake of fact is available as a defense to driving without liability insurance, which is a strict liability offense?

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Docket entries:
107/03/2001 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 06/29/2001
207/10/2001 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 07/09/2001
307/31/2001 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
407/31/2001 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 09/07/2001
508/27/2001 TRANSCRIPT DATED June 21, 2001
608/27/2001 DISK - TRA (6-21-01) (e-mail)
708/31/2001 RECORD ON APPEAL & Transcript dated 10-10-00
809/07/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF
909/07/2001 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1009/07/2001 DISK (ATB) (e-mailed)
1110/05/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF
1210/05/2001 DISK of AEB
1310/19/2001 REPLY BRIEF
1410/24/2001 DISK - RYB (e-mailed)
1511/05/2001 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (Associated Press) (e-mail from Dale Wetzel) (Approved)
1611/21/2001 APPEARANCES: John J. Gosbee, Neal W. Schmidt; Allen M. Koppy
1711/21/2001 ARGUED: Gosbee; Koppy (Vol. X; Page 178)
1811/21/2001 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1903/12/2002 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2003/12/2002 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Neumann, William A.
2103/13/2002 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
2204/03/2002 MANDATE
2307/08/2002 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2409/12/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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