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Remote proceedings by electronic means a useful tool

Since mid-March 2020, the Supreme Court has enacted eight administrative orders aimed at providing guidelines for court operations during the coronavirus pandemic. Most of these orders have language authorizing or recommending the use of reliable electronic means for court proceedings.

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: July 9

The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in a case on whether certain land in Oklahoma remains “Indian country," a case on congressional subpoenas for presidential information, and a case involving a criminal subpoena to a sitting president.

N.D. Attorney General opinion: July 8

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that an executive session discussion between the Williston Public School District #1 and its attorney met the definition of attorney consultation, and was authorized by law.

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: July 8

The United States Supreme Court has issued opinions in an employment discrimination case brought by a teacher at a Catholic school and a case involving religious exemptions to health insurance contraceptive coverage requirements.