Saefke v. Stenehjem

20030202 Frederick E. Saefke, Jr., Petitioner and Appellant
v.
Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney
General, State of North
Dakota and Richard J. Riha,
State's Attorney of Burleigh
County, North Dakota, Respondents and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge James M. Bekken
Nature of Action: Other (Civil)
Counsel:
Appellant: Pro se
Appellee: Douglas Alan Bahr , Att. General Office
Appellee: Smith Bakke Porsborg Schweigert & Armstrong
Term: 11/2003   Argument: 11/10/2003  1:30pm
ND cite: 2003 ND 202
NW cite: 673 N.W.2d 41

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Issues: Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. The Complaint was Properly Dismissed for Lack of Standing
A. Standing is jurisdictional
B. Saefke does not have standing to challenge the Attorney General's Opinion
C. The other requested relief does not create a case or controversy between Saefke and Attorney General Stenehjem
II. The Complaint was Properly Dismissed because it Fails to State a Claim
A. A complaint should be dismissed if it fails to state a claim
B. The Complaint fails to state a claim

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether An Order Denying Appointment Of A Private Attorney Under N.D.Cent. Code  11-16-06 Is Appealable.
II. Whether This Court Should Invoke Its Supervisory Jurisdiction To Reverse The District Court's Decision That Defendant Riha Did Not Abuse His Discretion In Deciding Not To Pursue Criminal Charges And Pursue Civil Claims Against The Burleigh County Commissioners Who Voted For Contributions To The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony.

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Docket entries:
107/09/2003 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 07/08/2003
207/09/2003 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 07/08/2003
307/09/2003 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
407/15/2003 TRANSCRIPTS DATED May 13, 2003 and June 16, 2003
507/15/2003 DISK - TRANSCRIPTS
607/09/2003 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
708/08/2003 RECORD ON APPEAL & separate (#27)
808/18/2003 APPELLANT BRIEF
908/18/2003 Attachments to Appellant's Brief
1008/18/2003 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1108/18/2003 DISK NONCOMPLIANCE (ATB)(ATB scanned)
1209/10/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF (Wayne Stenehjem)
1309/10/2003 DISK - e-mailed (AEB - Wayne Stenehjem)
1409/16/2003 APPELLEE BRIEF (Richard J. Riha)
1509/16/2003 APPELLEE APPENDIX (Richard J. Riha)
1609/15/2003 DISK - aeb
1709/26/2003 REPLY BRIEF
1809/26/2003 DISK NONCOMPLIANCE (RYB - See page 5 of RYB)
1910/27/2003 SITTING WITH THE COURT: McClintock, Jr., John C.
2010/28/2003 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Olson, Everett Nels
2111/10/2003 APPEARANCES: Frederick E. Saefke, pro se; Scott K. Porsborg and Douglas A. Bahr, Solicitor General
2211/10/2003 ARGUED: Saefke; Porsborg and Bahr (Vol. Y; Page 165)
2310/10/2003 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2412/29/2003 DISPOSITION (and Supervisory Writ Denied): AFFIRMED/PT, DISMISSED/PT
2512/29/2003 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen
2612/29/2003 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellees
2712/29/2003 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2801/09/2004 PETITION FOR REHEARING
2901/09/2004 DISK NONCOMPLIANCE - PER (Scanned)
3001/21/2004 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Petition for Rehearing). Denied
3101/29/2004 MANDATE
3202/10/2004 Corrected Opinion Page 6
3302/03/2004 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3410/28/2010 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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