State v. Blue

20050187 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
James Alfred Blue, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, Northwest Judicial District, Ward County
Judge Douglas L. Mattson
Nature of Action: Sexual Offense
Counsel:
Appellant: Ryan David Sandberg
Appellee: Kelly Ann Dillon , Asst. State's Attorney
Term: 12/2005   Argument: 12/08/2005  9:30am
ND cite: 2006 ND 134
NW cite: 717 N.W.2d 558

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Did the district court err by not allowing the defendant the opportunity to confront his accuser at his trial?
II. Does rule 803(24)(ii) and 807 of the North Dakota Rules of Evidence violate the confrontation clause of the Sixth Amendment of the United States constitution in lieu of the holding set forth in Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the District Court Erred in Allowing the Victim's Video-taped Statement Rather Than Live Testimony.
II. Whether Rules 803(24)(b)(ii) and 807 of the North Dakota Rules of Evidence Violate the Confrontation Clause of the United States Constitution in Light of the Holding in Crawford v. Washington.

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Docket entries:
106/03/2005 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 06/01/2005
206/06/2005 Copy of Order Appointing Counsel (Ryan D. Sandberg)
306/13/2005 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT (Renee Hermanson): 06/08/2005
406/13/2005 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 07/28/2005
507/27/2005 TRANSCRIPT DATED February 24 & 25, 2005
607/27/2005 DISK - transcript
707/28/2005 Certificate of Service of Copies of the Transcript
807/28/2005 RECORD ON APPEAL with separates 35(State's Exhibit 1), 40 & 41(State's Exhibits) & 48(PSI)
909/01/2005 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
1009/01/2005 ACTION BY CLERK (MAT). Granted: 10/05/2005
1109/30/2005 Transcript dated January 24, 2005
1210/01/2005 Certificate of Service of Copies of January 24, 2005, transcript
1310/01/2005 DISK - January 24, 2005 transcript
1410/03/2005 APPELLANT BRIEF
1510/03/2005 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1610/04/2005 DISK - ATB
1710/31/2005 APPELLEE BRIEF
1811/01/2005 DISK - AEB
1911/07/2005 APPELLANT'S REPLY BRIEF
2011/08/2005 DISK - RYB
2112/08/2005 APPEARANCES: Ryan D. Sandberg; Kelly A. Dillon, Asst. State's Attorney
2212/08/2005 ARGUED: Sandberg; Dillon
2312/08/2005 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2406/29/2006 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2506/29/2006 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2606/29/2006 (Concur in the Result): Maring, Mary Muehlen: CON/RES
2707/03/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2807/21/2006 MANDATE
2907/25/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3008/22/2006 Corrected Opinion Page 6
3109/13/2006 Corrected Opinion Page 6

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