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Pennington, et al. v. Continental Resources

Docket No. 20200318
Oral Argument: Monday, April 12, 2021 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
Rhonda Pennington, Steven Nelson,
Donald Nelson, and Charlene Bjornson, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Continental Resources, Inc., Defendant and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : OIL, GAS AND MINERALS
Appeal From
Case No. 2017-CV-00440
Northwest Judicial District, McKenzie County
Daniel Saleh El-Dweek
2021 ND 105
Oral Argument 4/12/2021

Highlight

Under the law of the case doctrine, a party cannot in a second appeal relitigate issues which were resolved in the first appeal or which would have been resolved had they been properly presented in the first appeal.

The mandate rule requires the district court to follow an appellate court’s pronouncements on legal issues in subsequent proceedings in the case and to carry the appellate court’s mandate into effect according to its terms.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
02/19/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
03/22/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
04/05/2021 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Mark William Vyvyan - 07957
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Lawrence Bender - 03908
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Spencer Douglas Ptacek - 08295
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Fintan L Dooley - 03270

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 11/23/2020 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 11/23/2020
2 11/24/2020 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : VandeWalle, Gerald W.
3 11/27/2020 Received $125 Filing Fee
4 11/30/2020 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 11/30/2020 Notice served on Fintan L. Dooley, Nathan A. Keever, Lawrence Bender, Spencer D. Ptacek and
6 11/30/2020 Mark W. Vyvyan
7 12/01/2020 Updated Affidavit from Nathan A. Keever for pro hac vice appearance
8 12/02/2020 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 12/07/2020
9 12/18/2020 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
10 12/21/2020 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE - Granted : 02/19/2021
11 01/10/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED OCTOBER 26, 2018
12 01/10/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED JUNE 23, 2020
13 01/10/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED JULY 28, 2020
14 01/10/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED JULY 29, 2020
15 01/10/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED JULY 30, 2020
16 01/10/2021 C.O.S. OF TRANSCRIPTS
17 01/12/2021 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 11, 2021 (ENTRY NOS.1-323)
18 02/19/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF View
19 02/19/2021 APPELLANT APPENDIX
20 02/22/2021 Rec'd NOA & Judgment for ATA with proof of service
21 02/25/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of ATB & 4 copies of ATA from CSD
22 03/01/2021 Received surcharge for ATA (Receipt #28090)
23 03/22/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
24 03/22/2021 APPELLEE APPENDIX
25 03/22/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
26 03/23/2021 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
27 03/24/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of AEB & 4 copies of AEA from CSD
28 03/26/2021 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Kapsner, Carol Ronning
29 04/05/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
30 04/07/2021 Rec'd 5 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
31 04/12/2021 APPEARANCES: Fintan L. Dooley & Nathan A. Keever/Spencer D. Ptacek & Mark W. Vyvyan
32 04/12/2021 ARGUED: Nathan A. Keever/Mark W. Vyvyan
33 04/12/2021 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
34 06/10/2021 DISPOSITION
35 06/10/2021 UNANIMOUS OPINION : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair View
36 06/10/2021 Judgment
37 06/10/2021 Costs taxed in favor of Appellee