Courts in North Dakota
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If you're facing a DWI or DUI charge in North Dakota, your case will be heard in a North Dakota Municipal Court. North Dakota's District Courts handle all civil, domestic violence, and juvenile cases in, and cases involving traffic violations. North Dakota has a Temporary Court of Appeals that hears civil, criminal, and administrative agency appeals, and the state's 'court of last resort' is the North Dakota Supreme Court, which hears appeals from the Temporary Court of Appeals. If you're trying to find out if someone has a criminal record in North Dakota, many North Dakota court records for its District Courts are available online at http://www.ndcourts.gov/publicsearch/counties.aspx. However, some counties don't participate in this online database. If you're seeking records that aren't available online, you will need to contact the Clerk of Courts in that county to obtain copy of North Dakota court documents. A list of the participating North Dakota counties can be found at the above link. For further information regarding the availability of North Dakota public records, see the North Dakota 'Public Access to Court Records' guide at http://www.ndcourts.gov/publicsearch/counties.aspx.
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24, Apr 2014 - North Dakota Abortion Law Deemed Unconstitutional
A restrictive North Dakota abortion law was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge. The controversial law, dubbed the “heartbeat law,” banned most abortions after six weeks. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland ruled that the law “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The original measure was signed into law last year. Although pro-life supporters
23, Apr 2014 - Fargo, ND Judge strikes down N.D. fetal heartbeat abortion law
BISMARCK - A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a North Dakota law that would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected, calling it "an invalid and unconstitutional law" that would ban nearly all abortions at the state's only clinic providing the procedure.
23, Apr 2014 - Judge nullifies strictest anti-abortion law
A federal judge in Bismarck, North Dakota, on Wednesday struck down the strictest anti-abortion law in the nation, a ban on ending pregnancy after a fetal heartbeat is detected — that is, at about six weeks. Separately, U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland rejected a legal maneuver by lawyers for the state seeking to prohibit […]
23, Apr 2014 - Lignite, ND Federal judge sides with ND, strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
ST. PAUL - A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota.
23, Apr 2014 - Judge grants new lawyer for James Henrikson
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A judge granted a new lawyer for a North Dakota man with ties to a suspected murder-for-hire plot in Spokane. James Henrikson claimed his court appointed attorney told him he was guilty on federal weapons charges and advised him to waive his right to a speedy trial. His request for a new lawyer was approved Monday morning. READ: James Henrikson's wife to cooperate with ...
22, Apr 2014 - Judge: North Dakota 'fetal heartbeat' abortion law unconstitutional
Frances Burns BISMARCK, N.D., April 16 (UPI) -- North Dakota's ban on abortions once a fetus has a detectable heartbeat contradicts U.S. Supreme Court rulings, a federal judge said Wednesday.
22, Apr 2014 - North Dakota abortion ban overturned
A US federal judge overthrows a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.
22, Apr 2014 - North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge
Last year, North Dakota’s Republican-led legislature and governor signed into law what abortion rights advocates called the most restrictive law against abortion in the United States. The law, referred to as the fetal heartbeat law, called for the outlaw of …
22, Apr 2014 - Judge overturns North Dakota abortion law
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional. The law banned most abortions after six weeks, when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected. "The North Dakota strict ban on abortions at the time when a 'heartbeat' has been detected -- essentially banning all abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy ...
22, Apr 2014 - North Dakota heartbeat abortion restriction struck down by federal judge
Judge calls 'invalid and unconstitutional' a law that bans abortions when heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks Continue reading...
22, Apr 2014 - North Dakota's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Law Found Unconstitutional
A district court judge struck down North Dakota’s early abortion ban on Wednesday, ending one of the country’s strictest abortion laws and reaffirming a higher court’s ruling on women’s reproductive rights.
22, Apr 2014 - Judge Overturns North Dakota's Strict Abortion Law
U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland called the state's ban on abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy "invalid and unconstitutional."
22, Apr 2014 - Judge strikes down North Dakota fetal heartbeat abortion law
BISMARCK - A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a North Dakota law that would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected, calling it "an invalid and unconstitutional law" that would ban nearly all abortions at the state's only clinic providing the procedure.
22, Apr 2014 - Federal judge overturns 6-week abortion ban in North Dakota
A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.
22, Apr 2014 - Court strikes down Minnesota’s landmark anti-coal law
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