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Bridges v. State

Docket No. 20220077
Oral Argument: Waived

Docket Info

Title
John Clark Bridges, Petitioner and Appellant
v.
State of North Dakota, Respondent and Appellee
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : POST-CONVICTION RELIEF
Appeal From
Case No. 2021-CV-01163
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Bruce A. Romanick

Parties' Statement of Issues

  • Appellant

    The district court erred by summarily dismissing Mr. Bridges’ petitions for post-conviction relief.

  • Appellee 1

    Whether the district court was clearly erroneous in granting the State’s motions for summary disposition in Bridges’s petitions for postconviction relief.


Summary

John Clark Bridges appeals from a district court’s orders and judgments denying his applications for postconviction relief.

Bridges pleaded guilty to charges of murder and kidnapping in 2012, and pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted murder in 2013. Bridges filed four applications for postconviction relief throughout 2021. The State filed answers to each application, as well as motions requesting summary disposition. The district court granted the motions for summary disposition on each application, concluding Bridges’ applications were untimely and did not present genuine issues of material fact.

On appeal, Bridges argues the district court erred in summarily dismissing his applications for postconviction relief without evidentiary hearings.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
04/21/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
06/06/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLANT COURT APPOINTED Kiara Costa Kraus-Parr - 06688
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY David Lee Rappenecker - 09575

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 03/07/2022 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 03/07/2022
2 03/08/2022 This case is consolidated w/ 20220078 & 20220079. Make all entries except ROA, DIS, & MAN
3 03/08/2022 in this case.
4 03/09/2022 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
5 03/09/2022 Notice served on Kiara C. Kraus-Parr & Tessa M. Vaagen
6 03/09/2022 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JANUARY 18, 2022 (ENTRY NOS. 1-63)(UNDERLYING CRIMINAL)
7 03/16/2022 This case is now also consolidated with 20220086
8 03/16/2022 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF (sua sponte due to consolidation with 20220086)
9 03/16/2022 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK (sua sponte due to consolidation with 20220086) - Granted : 04/24/2022
10 04/01/2022 Consistent Judgment entered by district court in 20220086
11 04/06/2022 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED APRIL 5, 2022 (ENTRY NOS.1-24, 27-30)
12 04/21/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
13 04/27/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ATB from CSD
14 05/17/2022 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF
15 05/17/2022 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted : 06/06/2022
16 05/24/2022 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
17 06/06/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View
18 06/06/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
19 06/07/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB from CSD
20 06/23/2022 REQUEST TO WAIVE ORAL ARGUMENT ON BEHALF OF APPELLEE
21 06/23/2022 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT - Granted