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Empower the Taxpayer, et al. v. Cory Fong, et al.

Docket No. 20120191
Oral Argument: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 9:30am

Docket Info

Title
Empower the Taxpayer, on behalf
of itself and the 28,000 + North
Dakotans who signed the Petition,
Charlene Nelson, and Robert Hale, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
State Tax Commissioner Cory Fong,
Senator Dwight Cook, Senator David
Oehlke, Representative Charles
Damschen, Representative Lonnie
Winrich, Divide County Commissioner
Doug Graupe, Cass County Commissioner
Scott Wagner, Wahpeton Finance Director
Darcie Huwe, Williams County Auditor
Beth Innis, North Dakota Association
of Counties, North Dakota Association
of County Commissioners, North Dakota
League of Cities, North Dakota Weed
Control Association, North Dakota
School Board Association, Defendants
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State Tax Commissioner Cory Fong,
Senator Dwight Cook, Senator David
Oehlke, Representative Charles
Damschen, Representative Lonnie
Winrich, Divide County Commissioner
Doug Graupe, Cass County Commissioner
Scott Wagner, Wahpeton Finance Director
Darcie Huwe, Williams County Auditor
Beth Innis, North Dakota Association
of Counties, North Dakota
League of Cities, North Dakota
School Board Association, Appellees
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : OTHER (Civil)
Appeal From
Case No. 2012-CV-00309
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Bruce A. Romanick
2012 ND 119817 N.W.2d 381
Oral Argument 6/5/2012

Highlight

There is no private right of action to enforce the provisions of the Corrupt Practices Act.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
04/17/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF & ADDENDUM (PDF) View
05/16/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF (Fong, Cook, Oehlke, Damschen, & Winrich) View
05/16/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF & Addendum-Graupe, Wagner, Huwe, Innis,Assoc. of Counties, View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Shawn Arlin Grinolds - 05407
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Lynn M Boughey - 04046
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Randall Joseph Bakke - 03898
APPELLEE ATT. GENERAL OFFICE Kirsten Renata Franzen - 06361

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 04/13/2012 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 04/12/2012
2 04/16/2012 Motion for Abbreviated Briefing Schedule and Expedited Oral Arguments
3 04/16/2012 E-FILED MOTION
4 04/16/2012 Order for Transcript of April 3, 2012 hearing by Appellee
5 04/16/2012 APPELLANT APPENDIX
6 04/16/2012 E-FILED APPENDIX
7 04/17/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF & ADDENDUM (PDF) View
8 04/17/2012 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
9 04/17/2012 Received ATB & ATA e-filing surcharge (Receipt #20981)
10 04/17/2012 Received 7 copies of ATB from Central Duplicating
11 04/17/2012 Recevied 7 copies of Appellant's Addendum from Central Duplicating
12 04/17/2012 Received 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating
13 04/17/2012 Received additional $100 e-filing surcharge for ATA (Receipt #20985)
14 04/18/2012 Response Filed to Mot. for Abbrev. Briefing Schedule and Expedited Oral Argument by R. Bakke
15 04/18/2012 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Mot. for Abbrev. Briefing Sched. and Exped. Oral Arg.) - Denied
16 04/24/2012 TRANSCRIPT DATED APRIL 3, 2012, & C.O.S.
17 04/24/2012 DISK (4/3/12) e-mailed
18 04/26/2012 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL (ENTRY NOS. 1 - 128)
19 05/16/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF (Fong, Cook, Oehlke, Damschen, & Winrich) View
20 05/16/2012 DISK - aeb (Fong, Cook, Oehlke, Damschen, & Winrich) (e-mailed)
21 05/16/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF & Addendum-Graupe, Wagner, Huwe, Innis,Assoc. of Counties, View
22 05/16/2012 League of Cities,School Board (PDF)
23 05/16/2012 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
24 05/16/2012 APPELLEE APPENDIX - Graupe, Wagner, Huwe, Innis, Assoc. of Counties, League of Cities, School Board
25 05/16/2012 E-FILED APPENDIX
26 05/17/2012 Received $25 surcharge for AEB (receipt #21183)
27 05/17/2012 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
28 05/21/2012 Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
29 05/21/2012 Received 6 copies of AEA from Central Duplicating
30 05/29/2012 Request for Coverage (Associated Press, Prairie Public, KFYR, KXMB, Bismarck Tribune) approved
31 06/05/2012 APPEARANCES: Lynn Boughey and Robert Hale, AT/Kirsten Franzen/Randall Bakke & Shawn Grinolds
32 06/05/2012 ARGUED: Boughey/Franzen/Bakke
33 06/05/2012 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
34 06/07/2012 DISPOSITION
35 06/07/2012 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Maring, Mary Muehlen View
36 06/07/2012 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellee
37 06/08/2012 Judgment Sent to Parties
38 06/29/2012 MANDATE
39 07/05/2012 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE