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Sunday, June 25, 2017
Monday at the Court
9:00am Beach Railport, LLC v. Michels
11:00 am Interest of A.F.L.
1:30pm Ritter v. Ritter
2:45pm Markgraf v. Welker
Waived State v. Newark
New Opinion: June 16 and New Order: June 19
The Supreme Court posted a new opinion on June 16 and a new order June 19.
Court amends rule on vexatious litigation
The Supreme Court has amended N.D.Sup.Ct.Admin.R. 58 on vexatious litigation. The amendment provides that pre-filing orders entered under the rule supersede other pre-filing orders related to the same litigant. The amendment takes effect immediately.
U.S. Supreme Court opinions: June 23
United States Supreme Court building The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in an immigration case in which ineffective assistance of counsel was claimed, a government takings case involving riverside lots in Wisconsin, and a case on judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions.
  • Jae Lee v. United States
  • Murr v. Wisconsin
  • Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd.
  • U.S.: Supreme Court says it will issue last opinions of term Monday
    Bloomberg News: "The Supreme Court will issue the last opinions of its nine-month term on Monday, Chief Justice John Roberts said. The court has six argued cases awaiting decision."
    Minn.: How do court reporters type so quickly?
    WCCO News: "During criminal trials, the busiest person in the courtroom isn't always the judge or the attorneys - it's the court reporter. You see them sitting quietly, typing nonstop. So how do court reporters keep up with all the dialogue during a trial?"
    Wisc.: Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced
    Wisconsin State Journal/AP: "The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer' was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday."
  • Opinion Text: Dassey v. Dittmann

  • North Dakota
    Court adopts amendments on property and debt listing confidentiality
    The Supreme Court has adopted amendments to N.D.Sup.Ct.Admin. R. 41 on access to court records, N.D.R.Ct. 8.3 on case management in divorce cases, and N.D.R.Ct. Appendix E, the property and debt listing form. The amendments make property and debt information in divorce cases confidential consistent with statutory amendments. Adoption of the amendments is subject to comment. Comments are due July 12.
    June Term of Court
    North Dakota Supreme Court
    The June term of court has been posted, including issues and briefs.

    U.S. Supreme Court opinions: June 22
    United States Supreme Court building The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a case on courtroom closure during a criminal trial, a case on when evidence not disclosed by prosecutors is 'material,' and a case involving a false statement made by a person seeking U.S. citizenship.
  • Weaver v. Massachusetts
  • Turner v. United States
  • Maslenjak v. United States

  • Minnesota
    Minn.: Court rejects appeal by Dikken in double homicide
    Minnesota Great Seal West Central Tribune: "Andrew Dikken cannot withdraw his guilty pleas to murder in the 2013 shooting deaths of Kara Monson and Chris Panitzke, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled."
  • Opinion Text: Dikken v. State

  • South Dakota
    S.D.: Supreme Court says policy is 'one election, one candidacy'
    Mitchell Daily Republic: "Two candidates for state's attorney offices in Brule and Jerauld counties violated state law when they later filed as candidates for state's attorney offices in Lyman and Buffalo counties during the same 2016 election, the South Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday."
  • Opinion Text: Larson v. Krebs

  • Montana

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