General News

  • Justice Jensen, Judge Hurly speak at Rugby High School

    Northeast Judicial District Judge Michael Hurly and Supreme Court Justice Jon Jensen visited Rugby High School on May 3. Judge Hurly and Justice Jensen spoke with the junior and senior classes about the North Dakota Judicial System, the Bill of Rights and answered questions from the students.
  • Justice Crothers teaches in Ukraine

    North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Daniel Crothers recently participated in two days of training for 38 newly appointed judges on the Ukraine High Anti-Corruption Court. Last week Crothers presented educational sessions in Kyiv, Ukraine on the rule of Law, fair and independent Courts and judicial decision-making.
  • Judicial system 2018 annual reports now available

    The 2018 annual reports for the North Dakota Court System have been posted. The North Dakota Courts Annual Report provides statistics and information on all court system activity while the Juvenile Court Annual Report looks specifically at activity in the state's juvenile courts.
  • Justice Crothers teaches at National Judicial College

    Justice Dan Crothers lectured last week at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nev. He taught topics including ethics of independent investigations, discovery and admission of electronically stored information, and ethics of social media as part of the college's course for new judges.
  • Catching up with North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle

    UND Today: "Even beyond the legal realm, the name of Gerald VandeWalle is a familiar one. Chief Justice of North Dakota Supreme Court, VandeWalle strikes a revered figure in the state’s Capitol, where he has dedicated over six decades of his career – 20 years with the Attorney General’s office and 40 on the highest court in the state."
  • Law library adds new titles to print collection

    The North Dakota Supreme Court Law Library has recently added titles to its print collection that may be of interest to the bench and bar. These include books on unbundling, evidence, child custody jurisdiction and the Indian Child Welfare Act.
  • North Dakota Supreme Court justice living a pipe dream

    Bismarck Tribune: "Lisa Fair McEvers blew air into her bagpipes, careful not to be too loud as the drones began to sound. 'I don’t want to be bothering Al Jaeger. He’s right next door to me,' the North Dakota Supreme Court justice said, standing in her office near the wall she shares with the secretary of state at the Capitol."