State v. Lefthand

930362 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Michael Shane Lefthand, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Norman J. Backes
Nature of Action: Homicide
Counsel:
Appellant: Leslie Johnson Aldrich
Appellee: David D. Hagler , Asst. State's Attorney
Term: 09/1994   Argument: 09/22/1994  1:30pm
NW cite: 523 N.W.2d 063

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Docket entries:
111/15/1993 NOTICE OF APPEAL (filed by Steven D. Mottinger): 11/08/1993
211/15/1993 NOTICE OF APPEAL (filed by Michael Lefthand, pro se): 11/08/1993
312/02/1993 Transcript Order (letter)
412/02/1993 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 12/25/1993
512/23/1993 MOTION EXT/TIME TRANSCRIPT (court reporter)
612/23/1993 ACTION BY TRIAL COURT. GRANTED: 02/02/1994
712/23/1993 Copy of letter from Mr. Lefthand to Court Reporter
812/23/1993 dated 12-16-93 RE: Request for trans. & acknowledgment of
912/23/1993 poverty
1012/23/1993 "Notice of Motion to Remove Public Defender"
1112/29/1993 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT. DENIED
1212/29/1993 (Mot. denied inasmuch as it is to be presented in the
1312/29/1993 first instance to the trial court)
1401/06/1994 Letter from Mr. Lefthand regarding "Mot/Public/Defender
1501/06/1994 TRANSCRIPT DATED 8-9-93; 9-2-93; 10-11-93; 10-20-93;
1601/06/1994 10-25-93; 10-26-93; 10-27-93; and 10-28-93
1701/10/1994 RECORD ON APPEAL, Trans. of Preliminary Hearing, & Exhibits
1801/10/1994 (Not sent were Entry # 109, 110, 111, 112, & 113--State's
1901/10/1994 Exhibits 3,6,7,8 & 11) NOTE: Several envelopes are
2001/10/1994 marked "Sealed"
2101/14/1994 COPY OF NOTICE OF ENTRY OF ORDER REMOVING PUBLIC DEFENDER &
2201/14/1994 COPY OF ORDER DATED 1-13-94
2301/21/1994 SUPPLEMENTAL CLERK'S CERT DATED 1-19-94 (Entry Nos. 135-138a)
2401/21/1994 Letter from Michael Lefthand indicating address change (memo)
2501/21/1994 Copy of letter from Michael Lefthand to court reporter
2603/17/1994 S.CT. NOT. OF DISMISSAL/FAILURE TO PROCEED. RESPDUE: 04/06/1994
2704/08/1994 Letter dated 4-04-94 from Michael Lefthand (copies made)
2804/13/1994 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT
2904/18/1994 Letter from Mr. Hagler dated 4-15-94 requesting copy of Mr.
3004/18/1994 Lefthand's letter of 4-4-94
3104/22/1994 Letter from Mr. Lefthand dated 4-19-94 advising that he can't
3204/22/1994 prepare a brief by 5-2-94 and that he will attempt to
3304/22/1994 seek relief through the federal court system.
3405/04/1994 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
3505/04/1994 Notice of Leslie's Johnson's Court appointment
3605/05/1994 STATE'S RESPONSE TO MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME
3705/11/1994 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (ext. to June 10). GRANTED: 06/10/1994
3805/18/1994 Letter from Mr. Lefthand dated 5-15-94 requesting a copy of
3905/18/1994 the Order dated 5-11-94 (copy sent to him on 5-19-94)
4006/09/1994 APPELLANT BRIEF (NO ATA)
4106/24/1994 APPELLANT APPENDIX (missing NOA)
4206/27/1994 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF w/Aff. in Support
4306/27/1994 ACTION BY CLERK (placed on Sept. Term). GRANTED: 07/23/1994
4406/30/1994 Copies of NOA (inserted in Appendices)
4507/26/1994 APPELLEE BRIEF
4609/22/1994 APPEARANCES: Alisha L. Ankers; David D. Hagler, Assistant
4709/22/1994 State's Attorney
4809/22/1994 ARGUED: Ankers; Hagler (Vol. U, pg. 36)
4909/29/1994 Letter of Michael Lefthand dated 9/23/94 informing this Court
5009/29/1994 that a "Motion to Remove Public Defender for Cause" was
5109/29/1994 recently filed in the trial court to prevent Leslie
5209/29/1994 Johnson from acting as appeal counsel
5310/03/1994 MOTION TO STRIKE PUBLIC DEFENDER APPEAL BRIEF
5410/03/1994 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE. DENIED
5510/04/1994 Copies of Penny's letter dated 10-4-94, Motion to Strike
5610/04/1994 Public Defender's Appeal Brief, Letter from Penny dated
5710/04/1994 9-30-94, and letter from Mr. Lefthand dated 9-23-94
5810/04/1994 distributed to Justices & law clerk for their information
5910/10/1994 Motion to Remove Public Defender for Cause
6010/10/1994 APPELLANT'S REQUEST TO DISMISS APPEAL
6110/12/1994 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (request to. DENIED
6210/12/1994 dismiss appeal)
6310/14/1994 Original & 2 copies of Appellant's Request to Dismiss Appeal
6410/14/1994 (Same as the Request to Dismiss Appeal filed 10-10-94)
6510/24/1994 APPELLANT'S ADVISORY AND SECOND REQUEST TO
6610/24/1994 DISMISS APPEAL
6710/26/1994 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT. DENIED
6810/26/1994 (NOTE: Ct. adhered to earlier action)
6910/27/1994 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
7010/27/1994 SPLIT OPINION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
7110/27/1994 (Specially concurring): Levine, Beryl J.: CONCUR
7210/31/1994 ORDER/JUDGMENT MAILED TO PARTIES
7311/03/1994 Letter dated 10-18-94 from Michael Lefthand w/attachments
7411/03/1994 (NOTE: his envelope was postmarked 10-31-94
7511/18/1994 MANDATE
7604/11/2004 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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