N.D. Supreme Court leaves ‘Sioux’ decision to a state vote
Published 04/03/2012, Grand Forks Herald
Constitutional issue deferred – for now
The Sioux nickname issue is coming to a polling booth near you. The North Dakota Supreme Court today declined to address the constitutional issue raised by the State Board of Higher Education, which claimed that a law requiring UND to keep the nickname improperly intrudes on the board’s authority.