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Potts v. City of Devils Lake, et al.

Docket No. 20200144
Oral Argument: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
Brandon Potts, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
City of Devils Lake and Devils Lake
Police Department, Defendants and Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE DISPUTE
Appeal From
Case No. 2019-CV-00293
Northeast Judicial District, Ramsey County
Anthony Swain Benson
2021 ND 2
Oral Argument 9/8/2020

Highlight

Under North Dakota law no public policy exception to the at-will employment doctrine exists for law enforcement officers who act in self-defense.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
06/16/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
07/15/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF View
07/27/2020 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
AMICUS CURIAE PRIVATE PRACTICE Mark Allan Friese - 05646
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Scott Kenneth Porsborg - 04904
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Leo F J Wilking - 03629
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Austin Theodore Lafferty - 07833

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 05/14/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL
2 05/18/2020 Received $125 filing fee
3 05/19/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 05/19/2020 Notice served on Leo F.J. Wilking, Scott K. Porsborg, & Brian Schmidt
5 06/05/2020 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JUNE 4, 2020 (ENTRY NOS.1-51)
6 06/16/2020 APPELLANT BRIEF View
7 06/16/2020 APPELLANT APPENDIX
8 06/19/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of ATb and 4 copies of ATA back from CSD
9 06/19/2020 MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEF OF AMICAS CURIAE
10 06/19/2020 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted
11 06/19/2020 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF View
12 06/23/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of ACB from CSD
13 07/15/2020 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 07/15/2020 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
15 07/17/2020 Rec'd non-substantive corrections for AEB
16 07/20/2020 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB back from CSD
17 07/27/2020 REPLY BRIEF View
18 07/28/2020 Rec'd proof of service of ryb on amicus curiae
19 07/29/2020 Rec'd copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
20 07/30/2020 MOTION FOR AMICUS CURIAE TO APPEAR AT ARGUMENT AND SHARE APPELLANT'S TIME
21 07/31/2020 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted
22 08/12/2020 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
23 09/08/2020 APPEARANCES: Leo F.J. Wilking; Scott K. Porsborg; Austin T. Lafferty; Mark A. Friese
24 09/08/2020 ARGUED: Leo F.J. Wilking; Scott K. Porsborg; Mark A. Friese
25 09/08/2020 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
26 01/12/2021 DISPOSITION
27 01/12/2021 SPLIT OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
28 01/12/2021 CONCURRING IN THE RESULT : Tufte, Jerod E.
29 01/12/2021 JOINING IN THE CONCURRING IN THE RESULT : Jensen, Jon J.
30 01/12/2021 COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF APPELLEES
31 01/14/2021 Judgment
32 02/08/2021 MANDATE