High Court

Jensen Selected to Head North Dakota Supreme Court

Jensen was selected Thursday over Justice Lisa Fair McEvers.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Jon Jensen has been elected to head the state’s high court. The 54-year-old Jensen was selected Thursday over Justice Lisa Fair McEvers. The ballots were cast by the state‚Äôs 52 district court judges and each of the five justices on the high court. Jensen was appointed by Gov. Doug Burgum in 2017 to replace…

Justices Vie to Take Over Top Spot on High Court

There are five justices on the high court.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Three North Dakota Supreme Court justices are vying to lead the state’s high court. Justices Daniel Crothers, Lisa Fair McEvers, and Jon Jensen filed to fill the chief justice position by the Wednesday midnight deadline. The vacancy was created after 86-year-old Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle announced in September he will not seek reappointment by his colleagues when his term…