State v. Carpenter

20100085 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Joseph Anthony Carpenter, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, McLean County
Judge Bruce A. Romanick
Nature of Action: Misc. Statutory Offense (Felony)
Counsel:
Appellant: Kent M. Morrow
Appellee: Ladd Ronald Erickson , State's Attorney
Term: 10/2010   Argument: 10/07/2010  10:45am
ND cite: 2011 ND 20
NW cite: 793 N.W.2d 765

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Was there sufficient evidence to support the jury's verdict of guilty of the charge of Endangering by Fire or Explosion?
Did the trial court err in permitting the State to file Notice of Habitual Offender status at a late date in the proceedings?
Was the jury's verdict inconsistent and should not stand?

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
Whether sufficient evidence existed to find the defendant guilty of endangerment by fire?
Whether the procedures used by the trial court to find the defendant is a habitual criminal offender complied with the law?
The trial court did not err in having the jury decide the defendant was a habitual offender.
The verdict form used by the trial court appropriately gave instructions to the jury as to what they must find.

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Docket entries:
103/15/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 03/12/2010
203/15/2010 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 03/12/2010
303/15/2010 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL
405/04/2010 TRANSCRIPTS DATED Dec. 2, 2009 & Mar. 9, 2010, one copy of Transcript dated Nov. 4, 2009 & C.O.S.
505/04/2010 (NOTE: the original tran. dated 11-4-09 is part of the ROA)
605/04/2010 DISK - tra (11/4/09; 12/2/09; & 3-9-10) (e-mailed)
705/07/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL & Separate Nos. 18, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40 & 41 (not rec'd: #29-Exh. #1-
805/07/2010 Gas Can); 33 (Exh. 17--Towel w/blood drops), 37 (Exh. 22--Defendant's Clothes),
905/07/2010 & 39 (Exh. 26--White Board w/ Blood Drops)
1006/09/2010 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
1106/10/2010 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 07/07/2010
1207/02/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed)
1307/02/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (ATB)
1407/02/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX (e-filed) PDF
1507/02/2010 E-FILED APPENDIX (ATA) PDF
1607/07/2010 Received $25 e-filing surcharge for ATB (Receipt #19705).
1707/09/2010 Received 7 copies of ATB from Central Duplicating.
1807/09/2010 Received 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating.
1908/02/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF
2008/06/2010 DISK of AEB (e-mailed)
2109/21/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
2210/07/2010 ARGUED: Kent M. Morrow; Ladd R. Erickson
2310/07/2010 APPEARANCES: Kent M. Morrow; Ladd R. Erickson
2410/07/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2502/08/2011 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
2602/08/2011 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2702/08/2011 concur in the result: Sandstrom, Dale V.: CON/RES
2802/08/2011 concur in the result: Crothers, Daniel John: CON/RES
2902/09/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
3003/02/2011 MANDATE
3103/04/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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