North Dakota Supreme Court News

North Dakota high court rules that one of governor's challenged vetoes was 'valid and effective'

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 10, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court found that one of Gov. Doug Burgum’s vetoes challenged by the Legislative Assembly was “valid and effective” on July 30.

North Dakota court rules homeowner not responsible for overdose, death of house guest

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 5, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has affirmed a lower-court ruling that the owner of a Grand Forks house is not responsible for the overdose death of a man who ingested illegal drugs at the home.

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

By John Revak | Dec 5, 2017

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

By Dee Thompson | Oct 11, 2017

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'

By Angela Underwood | Aug 30, 2017

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

By Chandra Lye | Jun 30, 2017

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

By Glenn Minnis | Mar 22, 2017

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

By Melissa Busch | Feb 27, 2017

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.

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