Supreme Court Hearing
Montana Supreme Court Hearings
The justices of the Supreme Court of Montana hold a hearing on campus each year at the invitation of the School of Law.
The hearing is open to students and the public. The case is introduced by a member of the law faculty.
April 12, 2013
Case introduction by Associate Professor Maylinn Smith
Citizens for Balanced Use; Sen. Rick Ripley; Valley County Commissioners, Dustin Hofeldt; Vicki Hofeldt; Ken Hansen; Jason Holt; Sierra Stoneberg Holt; Rose Stoneberg; United Property Owners of Montana; and Missouri River Stewards, Plaintiffs and Appellees, v. Joseph Maurier; Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks; and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission, and Defenders of Wildlife and National Wildlife Federation, Defendant Intervenors and Appellants.
The Montana Supreme Court Docket and related information click here.
April 13, 2012
Donaldson & Guggenheim, et al. vs. State of Montana
The Montana Supreme Court's Docket and related documents and information (click here)
April 17, 2009
Michelle Kulstad vs. Barbara L. Maniaci
The Montana Supreme Court will review this decision of the district court as well as a district court decision to award Ms. Kulstad a portion of Ms. Maniaci’s property.
April 11, 2008
The Montana Supreme Court will be deciding whether the conviction of Russell for both the homicide and the underlying aggravated assault violated the constitutional protections against double jeopardy.
April 20, 2007
The Montana Supreme Court will be deciding which standard of care snowmobile area operators owe to users of their trails — "gross negligence," "willful or wanton misconduct" or "ordinary negligence" — by examining the Montana Constitution's guarantee of "equal protection" under the law.