General News

  • UND Law excited to welcome strong class of first-year students

    News Release: "The University of North Dakota School of Law welcomed an eager and diverse class of 84 first-year students for a week-long orientation program that began Aug. 18. The Class of 2022, which grew by 33 percent this year, includes students representing 18 states, Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and China."
  • Job Announcement

    A job announcement for a Legal Secretary with Legal Services of North Dakota in Fargo has been posted.
  • North Dakota inmates train future service dogs

    My ND Now: "Inmates from the Missouri River Correctional Center are putting their time and talent to good use. MRCC resident David Gunderson says, 'It’s nice to give back. You know, working with the dogs, seeing them grow, helps me grow.'"
  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: Aug. 14

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the Fargo Park District violated the law because the meeting notice for a special meeting of its Board of Commissioners did not sufficiently describe the specific topic the commission clearly knew it would be discussing.
  • What is ‘Good Time’? Is it Good for North Dakota?

    KX News: "Simply put, good time is granted to inmates who follow the rules. Burleigh County State’s Attorney Julie Lawyer explains, 'There’s time that’s taken off the sentence they have to serve so that they actually serve less time than what they’re given in court.'"
  • Inaugural Justice Sandstrom Lecture set for Sunday

    The inaugural Justice Dale V. Sandstrom Lecture will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in the Russell Reid Auditorium of the North Dakota Heritage Center. The lecture is on Judge Charles F. Amidon's role in enforcing the Espionage Act of 1917 in North Dakota. The lecture has been approved for 1.0 ND Ethics credit or 1.0 ND CLE credit.
  • ‘Not enough’: How will North Dakota balance budgets and criminal justice?

    G.F. Herald: "Every year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s office releases a report on crime data from around the state. Running dozens of pages, it’s a mountain of information, with spreadsheets of murders, kidnappings and arsons, indexed to population, cross-tabulated against drug use — often described in granular detail, jurisdiction by jurisdiction."