General News

  • UND law students enjoy litigation discussion

    On March 3, first year law students at the University of North Dakota School of Law had an opportunity to listen to a panel of several members of the North Dakota bar who shared their litigation experiences and answered questions from the students on a variety of litigation topics.
  • Indigent defense offices work hard to recruit attorneys

    Minot Daily News: "The hiring challenges facing public defenders’ offices in western North Dakota might not currently be as severe as those of prosecutors’ offices, but they are just as real, according to information from the North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents."
  • North Dakota juvenile justice efforts advance in House, Senate

    Bismarck Tribune: "The state Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution to study the state's juvenile justice system in the 2019-20 interim. And by an 81-9 vote, the House passed Senate Bill 2313, which would establish a children's cabinet and a six-year commission on juvenile justice in North Dakota."
  • Job Announcement

    A job announcement for Director of Admissions at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks has been posted.
  • Job Announcement

    A job announcement for an indigent defense contractor with the Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents in the Northwest Judicial District has been posted.
  • N.D. Attorney General opinion: March 18

    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion that bonds payable from appropriations made by the Legislative Assembly must be subject to modification or repeal by future legislative assemblies in order to be upheld against a constitutional debt limit challenge.