Strand v. Cass County

20050380 John Strand, Cass County
resident and tax payer,
and other Concerned Citizens
and tax payers, similarly
situated, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Cass County, North Dakota, a
political subdivision, Defendant and Appellee
and
the Cass County Commission, Defendant

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Mikal Simonson
Nature of Action: Real Property
Counsel:
Appellant: Montgomery, Goff and Bullis
Appellee: Vogel Law Firm
Appellant: Robert W. Harms
Term: 06/2006   Argument: 06/20/2006  10:45am
ND cite: 2006 ND 190
NW cite: 721 N.W.2d 374

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the Trial Court erred in instructing the jury regarding a violation of civil rights by requiring a finding of "custom or policy"?
II. Whether the Trial Court erred in failing to award costs and attorneys fees to Strand for the County's request for attorneys fees?

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Docket entries:
111/07/2005 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/04/2005
211/07/2005 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 11/04/2005
311/07/2005 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
411/16/2005 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL & Acknowledgment of Order for Transcript: 02/02/2006
512/22/2005 MOT. EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT
612/22/2005 ACTION BY TRIAL COURT. Granted: 02/02/2006
701/24/2006 TRANSCRIPTS DATED June 6 thru June 10, 2005 (3 Volumes), and August 15, 2005
801/24/2006 DISK - TRA 8-15-05 (e-mailed)
901/30/2006 DISK - TRA 6-6-05 thru 6-10-05 3 Vol. (e-mailed)
1002/06/2006 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.), Exhibits, Transcript dated 4-22-03 & Depositions (2) (Not rec'd: 154
1102/06/2006 & 155 (steno notes)
1203/03/2006 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF & Stipulation
1303/03/2006 E-FILED MOTION (by facsimile transmission)
1403/03/2006 ACTION BY Chief Deputy Clerk. Granted: 03/20/2006
1503/22/2006 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF - ltr dtd 3-21-06
1603/22/2006 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 03/21/2006
1703/21/2006 APPELLANT BRIEF
1803/21/2006 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1903/23/2006 NOA for ATA
2003/29/2006 Received Copies of Table of Authorities and pages for ATB
2103/29/2006 DISK - ATB
2203/29/2006 Received copies of Table of Contents, judgment and docket sheet for ATA
2304/24/2006 APPELLEE BRIEF
2404/24/2006 APPELLEE APPENDIX
2505/02/2006 DISK (e-mailed) - AEB
2605/11/2006 REPLY BRIEF of Appellants
2705/15/2006 DISK - ryb (e-mailed)
2805/25/2006 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Mattson, Douglas L.
2905/26/2006 Request for Radio/TV Coverage - AP (e-mail dated May 26, 2006, from Dale Wetzel) (approved)
3006/05/2006 Request for Radio/TV Coverage - Prairie Public (e-mail dated 6/5/06) (approved)
3106/13/2006 Request for Radio/TV Coverage - KVLY-TV (e-mail dated 6/13/06) (approved)
3206/20/2006 APPEARANCES: Robert W. Harms, John T. Goff, John Strand; Robert G. Manly, W. Todd Haggart, Bonnie
3306/20/2006 Johnson, Cass County Coordinator
3406/20/2006 ARGUED: Harms; Manly
3506/20/2006 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
3608/28/2006 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
3708/28/2006 SPLIT OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
3808/28/2006 (CONCUR IN THE RESULT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CON/RES
3908/28/2006 (CONCURRING SPECIALLY): Maring, Mary Muehlen: CONCUR
4008/28/2006 At the direction of the Court, there will be no costs taxed in this appeal
4108/29/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
4209/19/2006 MANDATE
4309/22/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
4409/22/2006 Corrected Opinion Page 5

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