State v. Lemons
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
Michael Ray Lemons, Defendant and Appellant
Southeast Judicial District,
Judge John T. Paulson
|Nature of Action:||Assault|
|Term:||10/2003  Argument: 10/22/2003|
|ND cite:||2004 ND 44|
675 N.W.2d 148
Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
1. The trial court's denial of a motion to allow telephonic testimony, or in the alternative, a motion for a continuance denied Lemons a fair trial.
2. The trial court's denial of Lemons' motion for a new trial was an abuse of discretion.
3. A review of the entire record reveals that insubstantial evidence exists to sustain the verdict of guilty.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the district court erred in denying the motion to allow telephonic testimony?
II. Whether the district court abused its discretion in denying the motion for a continuance?
III. Whether the district court abused its discretion in denying the motion for a new trial?
IV. Whether there was sufficient evidence to sustain the verdict?
|Add Docket 20030029 RSS|
|1||01/27/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 01/24/2003|
|2||01/27/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Gary McCullough): 01/24/2003|
|3||02/03/2003 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL (Gary N. McCullough): 03/15/2003|
|4||03/07/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT|
|5||03/07/2003 ACTION BY TRIAL COURT. Granted: 04/23/2003|
|6||04/14/2003 TRANSCRIPTS DATED October 3, 2002|
|7||04/14/2003 TRANSCRIPT DATED January 13, 2003|
|8||04/15/2003 DISK - TRA dated October 3, 2002|
|9||04/15/2003 DISK - TRA dated January 13, 2003|
|10||04/15/2003 RECORD ON APPEAL (with separates 33(exhibits), 37(charge to jury), 38(verdict), 65(pt.tra.))|
|11||05/14/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF|
|12||05/14/2003 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 06/23/2003|
|13||06/19/2003 APPELLANT BRIEF|
|14||06/19/2003 APPELLANT APPENDIX|
|15||06/20/2003 DISK - ATB|
|16||07/02/2003 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF|
|17||07/02/2003 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 08/20/2003|
|18||08/15/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF|
|19||08/18/2003 DISK - aeb|
|20||10/07/2003 MOTION TO WAIVE OA (AT/AE) - letters dated 10-06 from Ms. Delaney and Mr. Mackenzie|
|21||10/08/2003 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (OA waived - AT/AE). Granted|
|22||10/22/2003 APPEARANCES: submitted on brief|
|23||10/22/2003 ARGUED: submitted on brief (Vol. Y; Page 160)|
|24||12/08/2003 Supplemental Clerk's Certificate dated 10-5-03 (Entry Nos. 69-72)|
|25||12/17/2003 Supplemental Clerk's Certificate dated 12-15-03 (Entry Nos. 73 & 74)|
|26||02/25/2004 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED|
|27||02/25/2004 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Neumann, William A.|
|28||02/26/2004 Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|30||03/23/2004 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|31||11/18/2009 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|