General News

  • Justice Jensen visits Woodrow Wilson High School

    On Jan. 23, Justice Jon J. Jensen visited Woodrow Wilson High School in Fargo at the invitation of social studies teachers Elizabeth Hazeldine and Breanne Blomquist. Justice Jensen spoke about the North Dakota judicial system to classes of new Americans and high school students.
  • Chief Justice VandeWalle celebrates 85th birthday, 40 years on court

    Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle celebrated his 85th birthday and 40 years of service on the Supreme Court on Aug. 15. VandeWalle was appointed to the Court in 1978 by Governor Arthur Link to fill the unexpired term of Justice Robert Vogel, who resigned. He has served longer than any other North Dakota Supreme Court justice.
  • Indian Youth Leadership Academy students attend court

    The North Dakota Indian Youth Leadership Academy is being held June 4-8 at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. As part of the academy, the students attended oral arguments with the Supreme Court. After the arguments the Court's justices met with the students, answering their questions about the case and explaining how the state's judicial system works.