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January 15, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bi-partisan group of 50 Attorneys General in a letter to Acting US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, condemning the January 6, 2021, riot that took place at the US Capitol.
January 4, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today announced that the investigation by his office into allegations of child sexual abuse by members of the North Dakota Catholic Dioceses has concluded.
December 23, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued a Cease & Desist Order against Joseph Elkhatib, dba Sports Media Marketing, of Fort Worth, Texas.
December 17, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bipartisan coalition of states in two antitrust lawsuits against Google.
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December 31, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion clarifying the authority of the State Credit Union Board relating to certain types of acquisitions, sales, and mergers.
December 23, 2020
The Ethics Commission has the constitutional authority to promulgate rules defining “lobby” and “lobbyist,” even if those definitions are broader than what has been adopted by the Legislature.
December 21, 2020
Individual members of a governing body may consult with staff members of a public entity without triggering the open meetings law. The Fargo Public School Board did not violate the open meetings law when the Chair of the Planning Committee met with a staff member.
October 13, 2020
A deceased candidate may be declared to have been elected in the event a sufficient number of votes were cast for the candidate, but because a deceased candidate will be unable to discharge the duties of the office at the specified time, the office will be deemed vacant.