Carlson asks legislative leaders to consider retaining counsel for Supreme Court nickname law challenge

February 23, 2012 at 11:06 am in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota legislative leaders will meet Friday to consider retaining legal counsel to represent the legislative branch in the Fighting Sioux nickname lawsuit at the state Supreme Court. Rep. Al Carlson, R-Fargo, the House majority leader and author of a law requiring UND to keep the nickname, said the meeting of the interim Legislative Management Committee would be held by teleconference call at 2 p.m. from the state Capitol. Continue Reading