Supreme Court holds March term at USD

Chief Justice David Gilbertson of the South Dakota Supreme Court announces that the Supreme Court will hold its March 2010 Term of Court at the Law School, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, on March 22, 23 and 24.

The Court will hear oral arguments in three cases each day.  Court will open at 9 a.m., and cases will commence on the hour.  The sessions will be held in the Courtroom of the Law School.  Booklets containing a schedule of the cases to be heard and a short synopsis of each case, as well as biographical information on the Justices and a short summary of appellate procedure will be available for persons attending any of the Court's sessions.  The synopses are also available on the Supreme Court section of the Unified Judicial System webpage at

Traditionally, the Court holds one of its spring terms at the Law School. Those arguments are open to the public and Chief Justice Gilbertson extends a special invitation to the residents of Vermillion and area communities to attend any of the Court's sessions.

Individuals requiring assistance should contact the State Court  Administrator's Office (605) 773-3474 at least 48 hours before the session to make any arrangements.

For further information please contact Greg Sattizahn at (605) 773-3474.

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