Sonsthagen v. Sprynczynatyk

20020297 Jeffrey S. Sonsthagen, Petitioner and Appellant
v.
David A. Sprynczynatyk, Director,
Department of Transportation, Respondent and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Georgia Dawson
Nature of Action: Transportation Dept.
Counsel:
Appellee: Reid Alan Brady , Att. General Office
Appellant: Pro se
Term: 02/2003   Argument: 02/25/2003  2:45pm
ND cite: 2003 ND 90
NW cite: 663 N.W.2d 161

Listen to recording of oral argument in MP3 format

Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether the hearing officer erred in concluding that the arresting officer had reasonable grounds to believe that Sonsthagen was driving while under the influence of drugs.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether there was probable cause to believe Sonsthagen had been driving while under the influence of drugs
II. Whether Sonsthagen's argument the hearing officer failed to be fair and impartial should be rejected.

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Docket entries:
110/24/2002 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 10/23/2002
210/24/2002 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 10/23/2002
311/06/2002 TRANSCRIPT DATED September 16, 2002
411/07/2002 DISK - TRA (9-16-02)(e-mailed)
512/02/2002 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
612/02/2002 RECORD ON APPEAL, incl. TRA of Testimony of Admin. Hearing dated 7-09-02. Clerk's
712/02/2002 Cert. No. 20 (Tape of hearing held 9-16-02) was not rec'd.
812/03/2002 DISK - Administrative transcript (e-mailed)
912/16/2002 APPELLANT BRIEF
1012/16/2002 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1112/17/2002 DISK - ATB
1212/23/2002 Copies of corrected Table of Contents, Judgment, and Proof of Service by Mail (inserted into ATA)
1301/02/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF
1401/02/2003 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1501/03/2003 DISK - AEB
1601/09/2003 Affidavit of Service of AEB on Robert Manly by mail on January 8, 2003
1701/14/2003 MOTION FOR WAIVER OF OA ON BEHALF OF APPELLANT (letter dated 1-14-03 from Robert G. Manly)
1801/27/2003 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (OA waived on behalf of Appellant). Granted
1901/31/2003 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Bekken, James M.
2002/21/2003 Request to Waive Oral Argument on behalf of Appellee (Letter from Reid Brady)
2102/24/2003 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (oral argument waived on behalf of Appellee). Granted
2202/24/2003 Request from Mr. Sonsthagen to argue on his own behalf (faxed letter dated 2-24-03)
2302/24/2003 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Mr. Sonsthagen is permitted to argue on his own behalf). Granted
2402/25/2003 APPEARANCES: Jeffrey S. Sonsthagen; on brief for Appellee
2502/25/2003 ARGUED: Sonsthagen; on brief for Appellee (Vol. Y; Page 95)
2602/25/2003 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2706/05/2003 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2806/05/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2906/05/2003 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellee under Rule 39, N.D.R.App.P.
3006/12/2003 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3106/24/2003 Mot. Ext/Time Petition for Rehearing (faxed handwritten request)
3206/24/2003 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE. Granted: 06/30/2003
3306/30/2003 E-FILED PETITION FOR REHEARING
3406/30/2003 PETITION FOR REHEARING (Faxed)
3507/23/2003 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (PER). Denied
3607/31/2003 MANDATE
3708/05/2003 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3809/03/2008 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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