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South Central

Created in 1979 to include Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, Kidder, Logan, McIntosh, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sioux, Sheridan and Wells counties. In 1993, Wells County was transferred to the Southeast Judicial District. In 2014, Kidder, Logan and McIntosh counties were transferred to the Southeast Judicial District.

District Administration:

Hearing Livestreams:

South Central Judicial District Livesteams
*Note - Not all hearings will be livestreamed. Recording of the hearing is not allowed.

State of ND v. Isaak
Court TV is available as a free over-the-air channel and on cable systems – click here to check local listings. https://buff.ly/3fuMVNo 

Stream live on Court TV’s website https://buff.ly/2Jmizev or download the Court TV app.

The livestream is owned by CourtTV. The link is being shared as a courtesy due to limited seating in the trial courtroom and limited media feeds authorized under N.D.Sup.Ct.Admin.R. 21. The ND Court System is not affiliated in any way with CourtTV. The livestream will not be video-recorded by the Court System and the livestream will only be available through the link while the actual trial is occurring.  

Criminal Rights:

South Central Judicial District - English

South Central Judicial District - Spanish

Pandemic Response:

Case Flow Management Plan

Judges

Douglas A. Bahr

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #2
Appointed in 2018

Daniel J. Borgen

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #4
Elected in 2018

Cynthia M. Feland

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SJCD #5
Elected in 2010

James S. Hill

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #8
Appointed in 2014

Pamela A. Nesvig

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #10
Appointed in 2019

Lindsey Nieuwsma

District Court Judge

Chambers: Mandan - SCJD #9
Appointed in 2021

David E. Reich

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #1
Appointed in 2006

Bobbi Weiler

District Court Judge

Chambers: Bismarck – SCJD #6
Appointed in 2020

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