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City of Jamestown v. Nygaard

Docket No. 20210049
Oral Argument: Monday, September 13, 2021 10:45 AM

Docket Info

Title
City of Jamestown, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Bonnie Lynn Nygaard, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CRIMINAL APPEAL : DUI/DUS
Appeal From
Case No. 2020-CR-00126
Southeast Judicial District, Stutsman County
Troy J. LeFevre
2021 ND 172965 N.W.2d 47
Oral Argument 9/13/2021

Highlight

“When the wording of a statute is clear and free of all ambiguity, the letter of it is not to be disregarded under the pretext of pursuing its spirit.” N.D.C.C. § 1-02-05.

The plain language of N.D.C.C. § 39-08-01(1)(f) does not require advice of criminal penalties to drivers before they can be charged with refusing a chemical breath test.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
05/07/2021 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF (NDACDL) View
05/12/2021 AMENDED APPELLANT BRIEF View
06/08/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
06/14/2021 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Luke Thomas Heck - 08133
APPELLEE ASST. CITY ATTORNEY Abbagail Catherine Geroux - 08388
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Drew James Hushka - 08230
AMICUS CURIAE PRIVATE PRACTICE Danny Lee Herbel - 05769

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/18/2021 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/18/2021
2 02/18/2021 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 02/18/2021
3 02/18/2021 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 02/18/2021 Notice served on Luke T. Heck & Abbigail C. Geroux
5 03/16/2021 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED MARCH 15, 2021 (ENTRY NOS. 1-10, 12-47, 49-66)
6 03/31/2021 ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT DATED AUGUST 10, 2020
7 03/31/2021 TRANSCRIPT CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
8 05/05/2021 APPELLANT BRIEF (Amended Appellant Brief filed 5/12/21)
9 05/05/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellant (Amended ATB/request filed 5/12/21)
10 05/05/2021 APPELLANT APPENDIX (Amended ATA filed 5/12/21)
11 05/04/2021 MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE (NDACDL)
12 05/06/2021 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
13 05/07/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of ATB & ATA from CSD
14 05/07/2021 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF (NDACDL) View
15 05/11/2021 MOTION TO FILE AMENDED/CORRECTED APPELLANT'S BRIEF AND APPELLANT'S APPENDIX
16 05/12/2021 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
17 05/12/2021 AMENDED APPELLANT BRIEF View
18 05/12/2021 AMENDED APPELLANT APPENDIX
19 05/12/2021 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
20 05/14/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of ACB from CSD
21 05/14/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of Amended ATB & ATA from CSD
22 06/08/2021 APPELLEE BRIEF View
23 06/09/2021 Rec'd c.o.s. of AEB on D. Herbel
24 06/11/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of AEB from CSD
25 06/14/2021 REPLY BRIEF View
26 06/15/2021 Rec'd 4 copies of RYB from CSD
27 08/05/2021 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
28 08/06/2021 Intent to Particpate in Oral Argument by Appellee
29 09/13/2021 APPEARANCES: Drew T. Hushka/Abbagail C. Geroux
30 09/13/2021 ARGUED: Drew T. Hushka/Abbagail C. Geroux
31 09/13/2021 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
32 09/30/2021 DISPOSITION
33 09/30/2021 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
34 09/30/2021 Judgment View
35 10/22/2021 MANDATE