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STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW WRIGLEY, REGARDING WRIGLEY V. ROMANICK
March 16, 2023
N.D.C.C. 12.1-31-12, commonly known as the “trigger law,” was bi-partisan legislation passed by the 2007 Legislature and signed into law.
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW WRIGLEY IN RESPONSE TO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WITHDRAWL OF ALFONSO RODRIGUEZ DEATH PENALTY NOTICE
March 14, 2023
Alfonso Rodriguez is currently confined to the death row prison cell he earned by targeting, threatening and sexually assaulting women across three decades, before he kidnapped, beat, tied, sexually assaulted, and brutally murdered Dru Sjodin, in November 2003.
WRIGLEY SETTLES WITH HEALTHCARE MINISTRY JERICHO SHARE
March 14, 2023
Attorney General Drew Wrigley today announced a settlement with House of Prayer and Life, Incorporated dba Jericho Share, Jericho Health Share, and JHS Community (“Jericho Share”) a Healthcare Sharing Ministry based in Houston, Texas.
WRIGLEY SHUTS DOWN JOHN SPILLER AND JACOB MEARS FOR MAKING MILLIONS OF ILLEGAL ROBOCALLS IN NORTH DAKOTA
March 6, 2023
Attorney General Drew Wrigley announced judgments shutting down a vast robocall operation involving John Caldwell Spiller II and his business partner Jakob Mears, the owners of Texas-based Rising Eagle Capital Group LLC and JSquared Telecom LLC, as well as Rising Eagle Capital Group–Cayman.
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MEETINGS THAT CONSTITUTE A QUORUM MUST BE PROPERLY NOTICED
December 22, 2022
The Billings County Commission violated open meetings laws when it failed to provide notice of meetings attended by each of the commissioners during which they discussed public business.
TEACHERS AT SECTARIAN SCHOOLS MAY RECEIVE GRANTS FROM THE TEACHER SUPPORT SYSTEM
December 1, 2022
Article VIII, Section 5 of the North Dakota Constitution is not enforceable under United States Supreme Court caselaw, and therefore teachers at sectarian schools may receive grants from the Teacher Support System.
HIPAA DOES NOT PROHIBIT DISCLOSURE OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION IN ORDER TO ASSERT AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES TO ABORTION LAW.
November 16, 2022
The North Dakota Attorney General has determined that state and federal law do not preclude a defendant from disclosing a patient’s PHI in order to assert an affirmative defense to N.D.C.C. § 12.1-31-12 so long as the applicable requirements are met.
ELECTION OFFICIAL MAY NOT REQUIRE A VOTER TO PROVIDE PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP
October 26, 2022
Without a clear statutory requirement by the legislature to prove citizenship or a constitutionally permissible method by which to prove it, an election official may not require a voter to provide documentary proof of citizenship in order to vote.