On Dec. 10, Supreme Court Justice Lisa Fair McEvers and East Central Judicial District Judge Stephannie N. Stiel participated in a program organized by the Ronald N. Davies American Inn of Court in recognition of the 100 year anniversary of women’s right to vote.
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.
Bismarck Tribune: "The woman who is just the fourth clerk of the North Dakota Supreme Court is retiring at the end of the year. Penny Miller took the position July 1, 1992, and has seen the office and the state's court system through many changes."