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Bridgeford v. Sorel

Docket No. 20180390
Oral Argument: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
Bryan Andrew Bridgeford, Appellee
v.
Thomas Sorel, Director, Department of Transportation, Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : TRANSPORTATION DEPT.
Appeal From
Case No. 2018-CV-02364
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Wade L. Webb
2019 ND 153930 N.W.2d 136
Oral Argument 2/5/2019

Highlight

An officer’s actions remained within the community caretaker exception to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment when he knocked on the car window of an individual who appeared to be sleeping with the car running in a gas station parking lot.

An officer’s actions remained within the community caretaker exception to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment when entering an individual’s vehicle subsequent to the individual’s failure to respond to the officer’s attempts to gain his attention outside the vehicle.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
12/03/2018 APPELLANT BRIEF View
12/31/2018 APPELLEE BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Drew James Hushka - 08230
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Mark Allan Friese - 05646
APPELLANT ATT. GENERAL OFFICE Douglas Bruce Anderson - 05072

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 10/24/2018 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 10/24/2018
2 10/25/2018 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
3 10/25/2018 Notice served on Douglas B. Anderson and Mark A. Friese
4 10/30/2018 DISK-ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TRANSCRIPT DATED JULY 16, 2018 (E-MAILED)
5 11/28/2018 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED (ENTRY NOS. 1-41)
6 12/03/2018 APPELLANT BRIEF View
7 12/03/2018 APPELLANT APPENDIX
8 12/03/2018 DISK (ATB) (e-mailed)
9 12/31/2018 APPELLEE BRIEF View
10 12/31/2018 E-FILED BRIEF
11 01/02/2019 Rec'd $25 surcharge for AEB (receipt #26826)
12 01/04/2019 Rec'd 6 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating
13 01/21/2019 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
14 02/05/2019 APPEARANCES: Douglas B. Anderson; Mark A. Friese
15 02/05/2019 ARGUED: Douglas B. Anderson; Mark A. Friese
16 02/05/2019 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
17 04/23/2019 Letter of supplemental citation under N.D.R.App.P. 28(k)
18 06/27/2019 Reversed and Reinstated
19 06/27/2019 SPLIT OPINION : Jensen, Jon J. View
20 06/27/2019 Concurring in part and Dissenting in part : Crothers, Daniel John
21 06/27/2019 Joining in the Concurring in part and Dissenting in part : Tufte, Jerod E.
22 06/27/2019 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellant
23 06/28/2019 Judgment Sent to Parties
24 07/19/2019 MANDATE