Legal News

  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: April 16

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that records relating to an ongoing lawsuit involving a public entity must be obtained through the discovery process, not the open records laws.
  • Job Announcement

    A job announcement for an attorney to work with Legal Services of North Dakota/Legal Advocates for Health in Fargo has been posted.
  • February 2019 bar examination results

    The State Board of Law Examiners have announced the results of the February 2019 bar examination. Of the 37 applicants who sat for the bar examination in Bismarck on February 26-27, 18 applicants achieved a passing score. This is a 49% overall pass rate, compared to 45% a year ago.
  • N.D. Attorney General opinions: April 12

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the City of Mandan did not violate the law by failing to provide requested records because it never received a request and an opinion that the Crystal Lake Township Board of Supervisors violated the law when they held a special meeting but did not post a meeting notice.
  • Job Announcement

    A job announcement for an Attorney I in the Child Support Enforcement Office in Grand Forks has been posted.
  • North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium set for April 11

    The North Dakota Law Review Energy Law Symposium will be held April 11 at the National Energy Center of Excellence in Bismarck. The symposium will feature a comprehensive program of energy related topics. There is no charge to attend and the event has been approved for 7.75 CLE credits.
  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: April 4

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the ND Forensic Examiner’s Office and UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences did not violate the open records law by refusing to disclose the Reports of Death while the investigations were still active.
  • 'Servant leader' makes his case

    UND Today: "Mike McGinniss describes himself as a servant leader. 'I plan to lead by example,' said the newly appointed dean of the UND School of Law. 'I’m excited and humbled, and see this as an opportunity for great challenges and great possibilities.'"