State Supreme Court Outcomes: North Dakota

Continuing our project with another state supreme court — North Dakota — that, like Montana, (generally) does not have an intermediate appellate court, and must therefore handle all appeals.

Tribal interests have a 38 percent success rate before the North Dakota Supreme Court.

Here are the cases we counted:

Schirado v. Foote (2010) — L

Kelly v. Kelly (2009) — L

Adoption of C.D. (2008) — L

State ex rel. Workforce Safety & Insurance v. JFK Raingutters (2007) — L

Rolette Co. Social Services v. B.E. (2005) — L

Mann v. N.D. Tax Commission (2005) — W

Interest of J.P. (2004) — L

Winer v. Penny Enters. (2004) — W

In re A.B. (2003) — W

Ramey v. Twin Butte Sch. Dist. (2003) — L

Roe v. Doe (2002) — L

Cass Co. Joint Water Resource Dist. v. 1.43 Acres (2002) — L

Mackenzie Co. Social Service Board v. C.G. (2001) — W

State ex rel. Olson v. Harrison (2001) — L

CBA Credit v. Azar (1996) — L

Interest of M.L.M. (1995) — W

State v. Gohl (1991) — L

State v. Hook (1991) — L

Davis v. Director, N.D. Dept. of Transp. (1991) — W

Fredericks v. Eide-Kirschman Ford (1990) — W

Application of Otter Tail Power Co. (1990) — L

Byzewski v. Byzewski (1988) — W

Mackenzie Co. Soc. Services Board v. V.G. (1986) — W

B.R.T. v. Executive Director, State Social Services Board (1986) — L

9 wins, 15 losses

6 thoughts on “State Supreme Court Outcomes: North Dakota

  1. ilpc June 7, 2011 / 9:19 am

    And the justices are elected in non-partisan elections to 10 year terms. Montana justices–as stated earlier–are elected on a non-partisan basis to 8 year terms.

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