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Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle announces retirement

Categories: Alumni, Public

North Dakota Supreme Court Justice and alumnus Gerald W. VandeWalle, ’55,’58, epitomized what it means to be a leader in action long before UND coined the phrase to sum up the spirit of the University and its people. Justice VandeWalle has served the people of North Dakota with his legal knowledge and skills on the […]

Professor Lewerenz is quoted

Categories: Faculty

Insider Yoonji Han In January 2018, Chad and Jennifer Brackeen adopted a Navajo baby boy, winning a legal battle with the Navajo Nation after it sought to place the boy with a Navajo family. Soon after, the Texas couple looked to adopt his younger sister, but ran into more opposition: The girl’s extended family wanted […]

The Supreme Court’s Latest Native Adoption Case Is About Much More Than Native Adoption: Professor Lewerenz interviewed

Categories: Faculty

How conservative lawyers turned an obscure state adoption case into a vehicle that could allow the justices  to throw centuries of well-settled Tribal law out the window. Balls and Strikes BY YVETTE BORJA  SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 Editor’s note: This month, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the most consequential cases the Supreme Court—the most conservative […]

Justice Daniel Crothers ’82 seeks final term

Categories: Alumni, Public

North Dakota Supreme Court justice seeks final term JACK DURA Jan 17, 2022 North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Daniel Crothers will seek reelection for what he says would be a final term. Crothers, 65, told the Tribune that he is circulating petitions to be on the ballot. North Dakota’s judiciary is nonpartisan. Crothers said he has […]

Court welcomes law clerks for 2021-2022 term.

Categories: Alumni, Public

The North Dakota Supreme Court welcomes the five individuals who will serve a one-year clerkship with the North Dakota Supreme Court for the 2021-2022 term beginning August 1, 2021.  Joseph Hackman of Hannaford, North Dakota, received a B.B.A. in Investments from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Hackman received his J.D. from the University of North Dakota School […]