State v. Fischer

20060153 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Paul A. Fischer, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Morton County
Judge Robert O. Wefald
Nature of Action: Drugs/Contraband
Counsel:
Appellant: Pro se
Appellee: Brian David Grosinger , Asst. State's Attorney
Term: 10/2006   Argument: 10/11/2006  1:30pm
ND cite: 2007 ND 22
NW cite: 727 N.W.2d 750

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Did the trial court err in denying the defendant's motion for extension of time for notice of appeal and quashing the notice of appeal dated April 28, 2006.
2. Is the clerk of district court negligent in not filing defendant's notice of appeal into the record of actions.
3. Is the Assistant State's Attorney in err by failure to forward the defendants notice to the clerk of district court.
4. By the merits of this case, was timely service of the notice upon adverse counsel sufficient to initiate the defendant's appeal.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying the defendant's motion for extension of time.
II.Whether the defendant is entitled to relief on the basis of alleged negligence by the clerkof court or alleged error on the part of the state.
III.Whether notice on the opposing counsel is sufficient to initiate the appeal process.

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Docket entries:
105/24/2006 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 05/23/2006
206/21/2006 RECORD ON APPEAL & separate #82 (PSI report)(Not rec'd: #72--Exhibits 1 and 3 through 31)
306/29/2006 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
406/29/2006 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 08/01/2006
508/01/2006 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
608/01/2006 ACTION BY ACTING CHIEF JUSTICE. Granted: 08/11/2006
708/10/2006 APPELLANT BRIEF
808/10/2006 APPELLANT APPENDIX
908/22/2006 DISK NONCOMPLIANCE (ATB) (SCANNED)
1008/22/2006 Table of Contents for ATA
1109/07/2006 APPELLEE BRIEF
1209/07/2006 DISK - AEB
1310/11/2006 APPEARANCES: Paul A. Fischer, Joe Bardell, correctional officer; Brian D. Grosinger
1410/11/2006 ARGUED: Fischer; Grosinger
1510/11/2006 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1602/28/2007 DISPOSITION: REVERSED
1702/28/2007 SPLIT OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
1802/28/2007 (DISSENT): Crothers, Daniel John: DISSENT
1902/28/2007 (DISSENT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: JN/DIS
2003/01/2007 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2103/26/2007 MANDATE
2203/29/2007 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2305/08/2007 MOTION FOR Costs Incurred and Certificate of Service
2405/09/2007 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (Motion for Costs Incurred). Denied

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