City of Bismarck v. McCormick

20110239 City of Bismarck, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Daniel J. McCormick, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Judge Sonna M. Anderson
Nature of Action: Dui/Dus
Counsel:
Appellant: Paul H. Fraase , City Prosecutor
Appellee: Michael Ray Hoffman
Term: 12/2011   Argument: 12/06/2011  9:30am
ND cite: 2012 ND 53
NW cite: 813 N.W.2d 599

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Is the City allowed to appeal the District Court order granting an acquittal?
2. Whether the City needs to introduce its DUI ordinance in District Court when the case was transferred from Municipal Court by the defendant for a jury trial pursuant to NDCC 40-18-15.1.
3. Whether the defendant can raise the judicial notice issue after the jury has entered a guilty verdict.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
ISSUE FOR REVIEW NO. 1:
The City's appeal must be dismissed as the City cannot appeal from a judgment of acquittal.
ISSUE FOR REVIEW NO. 2:
The trial court properly granted McCormick's motion for judgment of acquittal.

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Docket entries:
108/18/2011 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 08/18/2011
209/02/2011 APPELLANT BRIEF
309/02/2011 APPELLANT APPENDIX
409/02/2011 DISK - atb (e-mailed)
509/14/2011 ELECTRONIC RECORD ON APPEAL
610/04/2011 APPELLEE BRIEF
710/04/2011 APPELLEE APPENDIX
810/04/2011 DISK - aeb (e-mailed)
910/06/2011 Table of Contents for AEA
1010/10/2011 REPLY BRIEF
1110/10/2011 DISK-RYB (E-MAILED)
1211/16/2011 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1312/06/2011 APPEARANCES: Paul H. Fraase/Michael R. Hoffman
1412/06/2011 ARGUED: Fraase/Hoffman
1512/06/2011 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1603/15/2012 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
1703/15/2012 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
1803/16/2012 Judgment Sent to Parties
1903/29/2012 PETITION FOR REHEARING
2003/29/2012 DISK - per (e-mailed)
2104/10/2012 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT. Denied
2204/26/2012 MANDATE

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