Latest North Dakota Supreme Court News

Beryl Levine, first female ND Supreme Court justice, dies

Jun. 06, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former Justice Beryl Levine, the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Supreme Court, has died. She was 86. Levine died Saturday at her home in San Mateo, California, with her family by her side, son David Levine said Monday. Beryl Levine had suffered a...

Retrial in homicide case ends abruptly with plea change

May. 13, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A man being retried in the fatal stabbing of a Minot woman in 2017 has abruptly changed his plea to guilty. Bradley Morales said he had a change of heart after watching police body camera video of the night Sharmaine Leake was stabbed in the throat during a...

North Dakota Supreme Court: DAPL documents are public

Apr. 29, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that thousands of documents related to security during the construction of the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline are public and subject to the state’s open records law. The Bismarck Tribune reports the...