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State v. Moses

Docket No. 20220101
Oral Argument: Monday, September 26, 2022 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Kengi Sabanaya Moses, Jr., Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CRIMINAL APPEAL : MISC. STATUTORY OFFENSE (FELONY)
Appeal From
Case No. 2021-CR-00229
East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Tristan Jones Van de Streek
2022 ND 208982 N.W.2d 321
Oral Argument 9/26/2022

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Statutes are interpreted to give meaning and effect to every word, phrase, and sentence, and construed to avoid rendering part of the statute mere surplusage.

Under the firearm prohibition statute, a person is prohibited from possessing a firearm for five years after being convicted of a felony. A prior juvenile adjudication of a delinquent act equivalent to a felony qualifies as a predicate felony conviction.

If two or more statutes relating to the same subject matter conflict, we attempt to give meaningful effect to each without rendering one or the other useless. If the conflict is irreconcilable, the special provision must generally prevail and be construed as an exception to the general provision.

A firearm prohibition is a collateral consequence, and there is no constitutional requirement that a defendant or juvenile delinquent be notified of such prohibition or the possibility of a future firearm conviction for violating the prohibition.

A law is not unconstitutionally vague if the challenged language, when measured by common understanding and practice, gives adequate warning of the conduct proscribed and marks boundaries sufficiently distinct for fair administration of the law.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
06/06/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
07/06/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View
07/19/2022 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY Nicholas Steven Samuelson - 08841
APPELLEE ASST. STATE'S ATTORNEY SheraLynn Ternes - 08412
APPELLANT COURT APPOINTED Stormy Roger Vickers - 06539
APPELLANT COURT APPOINTED Alexis Lorraine Madlom - 09486

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

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 03/29/2022 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 03/29/2022
2 03/29/2022 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 03/29/2022
3 03/30/2022 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 03/30/2022 Notice Served on Stormy R. Vickers and SheraLynn Ternes
5 04/08/2022 AMENDED ORDER DEFERRING IMPOSITION OF SENTENCE ENTERED
6 04/28/2022 All Transcripts Filed in Record
7 04/29/2022 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED APRIL 28, 2022 (ENTRY NOS.1-51, 54-82)(MAILED 52-53)
8 05/02/2022 Rec'd Via U.S. Mail Index #52(Exhibit 1 - DVD) & Index #53(Exhibit 3 - DVD)
9 06/06/2022 Rec'd written consent of Stormy Vickers & Appellant for Alexis Madlom, law student
10 06/06/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
11 06/06/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
12 06/07/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ATB back from CD
13 07/06/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 07/06/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellee
15 07/08/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB back from CD.
16 07/19/2022 REPLY BRIEF View
17 07/21/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB back from CD
18 08/18/2022 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
19 09/26/2022 APPEARANCES: Stormy R. Vickers; Alexis L. Madlom; Nicholas S. Samuelson
20 09/26/2022 ARGUED: Alexis L. Madlom; Nicholas S. Samuelson
21 09/26/2022 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
22 11/23/2022 DISPOSITION
23 11/23/2022 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Tufte, Jerod E. View
24 11/23/2022 CONCUR : McEvers, Lisa K. Fair
25 11/23/2022 Judgment View
26 12/15/2022 MANDATE
27 01/20/2023 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE View