Consisting of a chief justice and four associate justices appointed by the governor, the South Dakota Supreme Court is the highest court in the state of South Dakota. Once every other year, the South Dakota Supreme Court holds a session here at the School of Law. This year, the October 2017 term of court will take place from October 2-4 in the USD School of Law Courtroom.

Case Schedule

Monday

State v. Patterson

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Montana-Dakota Utilities v. Parkshill Farms

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Jensen v. Menard

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Tuesday

State v. Hemminger

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State v. Draskovich

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McDowell v. Sapienza

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Wednesday

State v. Bertram

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Schott v. Wheat Growers

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Guardianship of Nelson

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