Fargo Forum: "A new paper just published in the North Dakota State Bar magazine tackles the complicated issue of prison sentences, repeat offenders and how the state can make a difference with a more coordinated justice system."
Bismarck Tribune: "A bell rang 64 times near the North Dakota Peace Officers Memorial on the state Capitol grounds on Wednesday, each time proceeding the reading of the name of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty since 1882."
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that a city may not enact an ordinance similar to or identical to a state criminal law unless given specific statutory authority to regulate that area.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that the City of Napoleon did not violate the law because the discussions by the mayor and two council members were not subject to open meetings requirements.
On May 9, East Central District Court Judges Thomas Olson and Stephannie Stiel along with Justice Jon J. Jensen, participated in a panel providing “Practical Tips from the Bench” at the North Dakota Association for Justice Annual Meeting in Fargo.
KX News: "Only about 14 percent of unruly and delinquent offenses committed by juveniles, ever see a day in court. The rest are dealt with through intervention, treatment and sometimes community service, that won't result in a criminal record."