North Dakota

Former state Supreme Court Justice Mary Maring

Former state Supreme Court Justice Mary Maring shared her experiences running for the North Dakota Supreme Court during a panel hosted by the Infinity Project and the North Dakota Bar Association. Alice Senechal currently serves as a Magistrate Judge with the District of North Dakota court.

According to Gavel Gap, 21% of North Dakota’s state court judges are white women compared to 44% of the population and there are no women of color compared to 6% of the population.

Recent News

Confirm Jennifer Klemestrud Puhl for the Eighth Circuit (2016)

Senate hearing friendly for appointment to replace Fargo-based appeals judge (2016)

Puhl, federal appeals court nominee from ND, slated for Senate hearing (2016)

North Dakota names first ever female bankruptcy judge (2011)

Resources

Judicial nominating commission statutes

Ballotpedia:  Judicial Selection in North Dakota

Contacts

Please contact any one of the following Infinity Project organizers in North Dakota for more information or to get involved:

Honorable Alice Senechal: Alice_Senechal@ndd.uscourts.gov

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