North Dakota Supreme Court

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North Dakota Supreme Court News

N.D. Supreme Court, adhering to ban on non-lawyer advocates, squashes husband as spokesman

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of North Dakota has re-affirmed the validity of a statute barring the use of non-lawyers as courtroom representatives.

North Dakota Supreme Court dismisses appeal by woman whose car was repossessed

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a woman who filed a class action lawsuit after her car was repossessed in 2007.

North Dakota Workers' Comp ruling leaves company in 'worst of both worlds'

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has answered seven questions in a Workers' Compensation case that one of the attorneys involved says will have a "significant impact" on these types of cases.

North Dakota Supreme Court upholds dismissal of couple's sterilization case

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the decision of a lower court in a case in which a doctor allegedly removed the fallopian tubes of a patient without consent.

North Dakota Supreme Court denies construction company new trial over faulty structure

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s decision denying a local construction company a new trial after it was ordered to pay out nearly $900,000 for one of its structures found to be faulty.

N.D. Supreme Court awards attorney fees to defendants in 'frivolous' lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court recently awarded attorney fees to defendants in a Native American tort claim case, overturning a district court decision.