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North Dakota Supreme Court

November 25, 2019
North Dakota Supreme Court justices Jon Jensen and Lisa McEvers will be the choices on a run-off ballot to determine a new chief justice. Since 1993, the role has been held by Gerald VandeWalle, who announced in September he will not pursue the top spot but will stay on the court. File photo / Forum News Service
Runoff election will determine new ND Supreme Court chief justice
November 25, 2019 - 5:33pm
November 21, 2019
Chad Legare, right, addressed the court on his behalf during a sentencing hearing in a Towner courtroom Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Legare earlier entered an Alford plea of guilty to a charge of attempted murder. At left is his attorney, William Hartl, Rugby. Kim Fundingsland / Minot Daily News
Man who beat priest lost right to appeal sentence, Supreme Court says
November 21, 2019 - 5:36pm
November 9, 2019
Russell Craig, shown here when he was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole in March 2007, pleaded guilty to murder in the June 2006 stabbing death of his wife.
Judge: Murder defendant knew life sentence was possible
November 9, 2019 - 2:09pm
November 7, 2019
Members of the North Dakota Supreme Court listen to arguments by University of North Dakota law students during the annual moot court competition. Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Herald
3 justices will contend for top job on North Dakota Supreme Court
November 7, 2019 - 4:53pm
October 31, 2019
Chad Legare (left) and Father Robert Wapenskiplay button
Alexandria man accused of attempting to kill priest appeals conviction in North Dakota Supreme Court
October 31, 2019 - 4:21pm
September 30, 2019
Kerry Komrosky
Former Burleigh County deputy disputes search in North Dakota Supreme Court appeal
September 30, 2019 - 9:02pm
September 26, 2019
Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle has served on the North Dakota Supreme Court for 40 years as of Aug. 15. He has been chief justice since 1993, and was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award in 2015. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota chief justice won't seek another term at the helm, but will stay on state's high court
September 26, 2019 - 5:28pm
September 25, 2019
Alexander Justin Pittenger
North-central North Dakota man appeals stabbing conviction to state Supreme Court
September 25, 2019 - 2:54pm
August 22, 2019
William Hoehn was sentenced Oct. 29 to life in prison with the chance of parole for his role in kidnapping Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s baby. Forum file photo
Life sentence overturned for man convicted of kidnapping Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s baby
August 22, 2019 - 1:24pm
William Hoehn awaits his sentencing on Oct. 29 in Cass County District Court in Fargo. Forum file photoplay button
Life sentence overturned for man convicted of kidnapping Savanna's baby
August 22, 2019 - 1:10pm
August 17, 2019
Kommika Katrice Gregory. Submitted photo
Minot woman appeals manslaughter sentence to North Dakota Supreme Court
August 17, 2019 - 3:37pm
August 7, 2019
The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, southwest of Belfield, N.D. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Another dispute over oil refinery near national park goes to North Dakota Supreme Court
August 7, 2019 - 4:57pm
August 2, 2019
North Dakota Supreme Court Clerk Penny Miller. Photo provided by North Dakota Supreme Court.
Longtime North Dakota Supreme Court clerk to retire
August 2, 2019 - 4:28pm
July 31, 2019
Bradley Morales
Minot man to get new trial in stabbing death case
July 31, 2019 - 1:37pm
July 12, 2019
Madison West and Chase Swanson were found guilty in September of conspiracy to commit murder and sentenced to life without parole. (submitted photo)
North Dakota homicide verdict reversed by state Supreme Court
July 12, 2019 - 7:21pm