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State v. Spady
Date: July 30, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 218
Docket Number: DA 14-0089

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the Legislature enacted the Montana 24/7 Sobriety Program Act, which permits a court, as a condition of pretrial release of an individual accused of a drunk driving offense, to require the individual to submit t...

Crow Water Compact
Date: July 29, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 217
Docket Number: DA 14-0567

Crow Water Compact
Date: July 29, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 217
Docket Number: DA 14-0567

In re Crow Water Compact
Date: July 29, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 217
Docket Number: DA 14-0567

Justia Opinion Summary: At dispute in this case was the Crow Water Compact - an agreement among the United States, the Crow Tribe, and the State - which recognizes a Tribal Water Right of the Crow Tribe and its members in a number of sources of...

State v. McGrath
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 214N
Docket Number: DA 14-0327

Yeager v. Anderson dba Superior
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 211N
Docket Number: DA 14-0490

Teton Coop. Reservoir Co. v. Farmer Coop. Canal Co.
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 208
Docket Number: DA 14-0556

Justia Opinion Summary: Farmers Cooperative Canal Company (FCCC) was incorporated in 1897 for the purpose of appropriating, transporting, and using irrigation water from the Teton River. FCCC acquired two water rights with priority dates of 189...

George v. Bowler
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 209
Docket Number: DA 14-0582

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert and Tina George filed a complaint against Curtis and Jean Bowler arising from injuries Robert sustained on Defendants’ property. Robert was employed as a warehouse manager for Carpets Plus when he was injured. Rob...

State v. Wolfe
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 213N
Docket Number: DA 14-0611

State v. Maloney
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 215
Docket Number: DA 14-0615

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Defendant was charged with five counts of felony criminal endangerment and two counts of felony assault on a peace officer. Defendant later pleaded guilty to the charges. In 2014, the State filed a motion asking...

St. Marie Development Co. v. Bethea
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 212N
Docket Number: DA 14-0667

Murray v. Motl
Date: July 28, 2015
Citation: 2015 MT 216
Docket Number: DA 14-0699

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) issued a decision finding sufficient evidence that Ronald Murray had violated Montana’s campaign practices laws during the 2010 primary election and that ci...

Hill v. Yellowstone Co.
Date: July 28, 2015
Docket Number: DA 15-0109

Judicial Standards Commission Rules
Date: July 23, 2015
Docket Number: AF 14-0356

Judicial Standards Commission Rules
Date: July 23, 2015
Docket Number: AF 14-0356

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