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State v. Kuruc

Docket No. 20130334
Oral Argument: Monday, February 24, 2014 1:30pm

Docket Info

Title
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Brian Alan Kuruc, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CRIMINAL APPEAL : DRUGS/CONTRABAND
Appeal From
Case No. 2013-CR-00095
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Wickham Corwin
2014 ND 95846 N.W.2d 314
Oral Argument 2/24/2014

Highlight

The independent-source doctrine allows the introduction of evidence that was initially discovered during, or as a result of an unlawful search, but that was later obtained independently from lawful activities that have not been tainted by the initial illegality.
Out-of-state medical marijuana prescriptions are not valid defenses to possession of marijuana or possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
12/03/2013 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
01/09/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF View
01/22/2014 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Neil Jeffrey Roesler - 06783
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY Kara Schmitz Olson - 05867
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Mark Allan Friese - 05646

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 10/25/2013 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 10/25/2013
2 10/25/2013 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : Kapsner, Carol Ronning
3 11/27/2013 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED November 26, 2013 (ENTRY NOS.1-118)
4 12/03/2013 APPELLANT BRIEF (PDF) View
5 12/03/2013 E-FILED BRIEF (PDF)
6 12/03/2013 APPELLANT APPENDIX
7 12/03/2013 E-FILED APPENDIX
8 12/05/2013 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB & 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating
9 12/06/2013 Received $25.00 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #22516)
10 12/31/2013 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
11 12/31/2013 E-FILED MOTION
12 12/31/2013 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK - Granted : 01/09/2014
13 01/09/2014 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair
14 01/09/2014 APPELLEE BRIEF View
15 01/09/2014 E-FILED BRIEF
16 01/10/2014 Received written consent of Kara Schmitz Olson for Benjamin Sand, 3rd year law student
17 01/14/2014 rec'd dated conclusion page & proof of service for aeb
18 01/16/2014 Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
19 01/16/2014 RECEIVED $25 E-FILING SURCHARGE FOR AEB (RECEIPT #22586)
20 01/21/2014 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
21 01/21/2014 SITTING WITH THE COURT (KAREN KOSANDA BRAATEN) UNABLE TO SIT, REASSIGNED JUDGE
22 01/21/2014 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Hodny, William F.
23 01/22/2014 REPLY BRIEF View
24 01/22/2014 E-FILED BRIEF
25 01/23/2014 Received 7 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating
26 02/05/2014 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (The Great Plains Examiner)
27 02/14/2014 STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE WITH 20130337
28 02/13/2014 E-FILED MOTION
29 02/14/2014 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT - Granted
30 02/14/2014 This case is consolidated w/20130337. Make all docket entries, except ROA, DIS, & MAN in this case
31 02/20/2014 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Schmalenberger, Allan L.
32 02/24/2014 APPEARANCES: Mark A. Friese; Neil J. Roesler; Charles J. Sheeley; Kara Schmitz Olson
33 02/24/2014 ARGUED: Neil J. Roesler; Charles J. Sheeley; Kara Schmitz Olson
34 02/24/2014 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
35 05/08/2014 DISPOSITION
36 05/08/2014 SPLIT OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
37 05/08/2014 (CONCURRING SPECIALLY) : Crothers, Daniel John
38 05/08/2014 Corrected Opinion Pages - paragraphs were renumbered starting with paragraph 8,paragraph 42, line
39 05/08/2014 2, paragraph 45, lines 10 and 12
40 05/09/2014 Judgment Sent to Parties
41 06/02/2014 MANDATE