Jury Rules Against High Plains Reader Publisher

june 15, 2005  11:50 am
Neither John Strand nor county officials in North Dakota's Cass County will collect damages they claimed were due, reports In-Forum. The verdict followed five days of testimony. Of the trial, an In-Forum editorial says, "If a winner has to be tagged, we give it to the citizen who values the right to petition, criticize and argue with government without fear of being silenced by a punitive and petty lawsuit."