The passing of the gavel ceremony from former Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle to Chief Justice Jon Jensen took place Jan. 6. Chief Justice Jensen was chosen Dec. 12 to replace Justice VandeWalle and he assumed his new duties on Jan. 1.
On Nov. 21, Justice Jerod Tufte and Justice Jon Jensen spoke at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business on the campus of the University of Mary in Bismarck about how judges approach decision making and the structure of North Dakota’s judicial system.
G.F. Herald: "The power of a good argument and a couple of pairs of leopard shoes helped propel Tatiana Hamilton and Katie Winbauer to a narrow victory in the finals of UND’s intra-school moot court competition."
G.F. Herald: "The North Dakota Supreme Court returned to the University of North Dakota Law School this week for its annual visit, giving students the opportunity to see the state’s highest court in action as it heard four arguments over the course of two days."
UND News Release: "The North Dakota Supreme Court will hear four oral arguments and judge the internal fall Moot Court student competition final argument at the University of North Dakota School of Law on October 30-31, 2019."