State v. Friedt
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
Lenora M. Friedt, Defendant and Appellant
South Central Judicial District,
Judge Robert O. Wefald
|Nature of Action:||Dui/Dus|
|Term:||02/2007  Argument: 02/20/2007 10:45am|
|ND cite:||2007 ND 108|
735 N.W.2d 848
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Admission of testimonial hearsay was improper.
A. The Sixth Amendment prohibits introduction of testimonial hearsay without confrontation.
B. The nurse's affidavit is testimonial.
II. N.D.C.C. 39-20-07 does not adequately protect the right of confrontation.
A. The State bears the burden to establish an affirmative waiver of a constitutional right.
B. A waiver theory is inapplicable.
Appellant's Reply Brief Issues:
A. The nurse's statement is testimonial.
B. The nurse's statement is an affidavit.
C. Friedt's opportunity to subpoena the nurse is of no concern to the right of confrontation.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether admission of a nurses's checklist or certification contained in a blood alcohol report without in-court testimony constitutes testimonial hearsay in violation of the Sixth Amendment's right to confront witnesses.
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|1||10/19/2006||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 10/16/2006|
|2||10/19/2006||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 10/16/2006|
|3||10/19/2006||ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning|
|4||11/17/2006||TRANSCRIPT DATED October 3, 2006|
|5||11/20/2006||DISK - TRA of October 3, 2006|
|6||11/21/2006||RECORD ON APPEAL, including Separates (Entry No. 19 & 23). Not sent were CR Notes (Entry No.18).|
|9||12/20/2006||DISK of ATB|
|11||01/18/2007||DISK - aeb (e-mailed)|
|12||01/23/2007||SITTING WITH THE COURT: Bohlman, Bruce E.|
|13||01/30/2007||REPLY BRIEF of Appellant|
|14||01/30/2007||DISK - ryb|
|15||02/20/2007||APPEARANCES: Mandy R. Maxson, Timothy Q. Purdon; Brandi Sasse Russell|
|16||02/20/2007||ARGUED: Maxson; Russell|
|17||02/20/2007||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|19||07/05/2007||UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen|
|20||07/06/2007||Judgment Mailed to Parties (e-mailed)|
|21||07/10/2007||Corrected Opinion Page|
|23||07/31/2007||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|