Latest North Dakota Supreme Court News

New trial granted for Lyft driver convicted of raping rider

Sep. 19, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A judge has granted a new trial to Mandan Lyft driver whose 2019 conviction for raping a customer was upheld by the North Dakota Supreme Court. South Central District Judge Bobbi Weiler wrote in an order earlier this week that Corey Wickham’s...

Supreme Court allows DUI guilty plea to be withdrawn

Aug. 25, 2021 10:30 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court will allow a man accused of drunken driving to withdraw his guilty plea to the charge. The court recently reversed a North Central District Court judge's refusal to suppress some evidence in the DUI case against...

Minot man takes child abuse conviction to Supreme Court

Aug. 11, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A man found guilty of child abuse for assaulting a woman in front of a young girl is appealing his conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Fifty-three-year-old Brent Castleman, of Minot, was convicted last year of child abuse. The woman had...

Man who sold Trump wares on public grounds gets jury trial

Jul. 31, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that a Wisconsin Trump supporter found guilty of an infraction for using public grounds in Bismarck for commercial purposes without a permit is entitled to a jury trial. It’s a case Eric Smith, 40, of...