July 3, 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The office of the North Dakota Attorney General on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a challenge to the state's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a union between one man and one woman. Seven couples challenged the law in June, alleging that it violates the equal protection, due ...[read more]
June 7, 2014
by William Helbling
Seven couples have filed a lawsuit to the United States District Court of North Dakota on Friday in an effort to challenge North Dakota's same-sex marriage ban. Some of the claims within the suit state that North Dakota's Constitution enactment banning same-sex marriage violates the equal ...[read more]
April 17, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
A judge for the US District Court for the District of North Dakota on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that prohibits physicians from performing abortions on women as soon as the fetus has a detectable heartbeat. This would disallow abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before the ...[read more]
March 18, 2014
by Kenneth Hall
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph J. Vacek of the University of North Dakota School of Aerospace Sciences argues that the recent decision by an Administrative Law Judge of the NTSB that struck down the FAA's ban on the commercial use of drones for procedural reasons raises a larger issue concerning ...[read more]
September 12, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
A judge for the US District Court for the District of North Dakota on Wednesday partially dismissed a lawsuit against North Dakota's new law that prohibits "abortion for sex selection or genetic abnormalities." US District Judge Daniel Hovland had granted the request by the Red River Women's ...[read more]
August 1, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
A North Dakota judge on Wednesday granted a preliminary injunction against legislation that would have forced the Red River Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota, to close. The law imposes requirements that any physician performing abortions in the state must have admitting privileges at a hospital within ...[read more]
July 23, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
A judge for the US District Court for the District of North Dakota on Monday temporarily blocked a North Dakota abortion law, calling it unconstitutional. HB 1456 is one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country and would prohibit abortions after the point at which cardiac activity can ...[read more]
July 16, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A state judge in North Dakota ruled Monday that a 2011 North Dakota law that restricts drug-induced abortions is unconstitutional. Judge Wickham Corwin of the Cass County District Court had announced his intention to strike down the law following a three-day trial in April, and he issued his 58- ...[read more]
June 25, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the US District Court for the District of North Dakota alleging that two restrictive North Dakota abortion laws violate the US constitution. CRR filed suit on behalf of the Red River Women's Clinic challenging HB 1456 and HB 1305 ...[read more]
June 20, 2013
by G. Redd
North Dakota Judge Wickham Corwin ruled Tuesday that lawsuits challenging two state abortion laws can be combined into one case. The first statute in question is a 2011 law that limits the drugs that can be used in abortions. The second is a recent statute that requires abortion providers to be ...[read more]

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