IN THE SUPREME COURT STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA 2011 ND 1
January 12, 2011
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA,
PLAINTIFF AND APPELLEE
BRADLEY J. BULLER, DEFENDANT AND APPELLANT
Appeal from the District Court of Burleigh County, South Central Judicial District, the Honorable Donald L. Jorgensen, Judge.
N.D. Supreme CourtState v. Buller,
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State v. Buller
[¶1] Bradley Buller appealed from an amended order requiring him to register as a sex offender after he pleaded guilty to stalking. Buller challenges the constitutionality of § 12.1-32-15(2)(e), N.D.C.C., which gives the district court the discretion to order sex offender registration if the defendant "[h]as pled guilty or nolo contendere, been found guilty, or been adjudicated delinquent of any crime against another individual which is not otherwise specified in this section if the court determines that registration is warranted by the nature of the crime." Specifically, Buller argues the statute is an unconstitutional delegation of legislative authority and is void for vagueness.
[¶2] Buller did not challenge the constitutionality of the statute before the district court. See State v. Addai, 2010 ND 29, ¶ 49, 778 N.W.2d 555 ("Issues that are not raised before the district court, including constitutional issues, 'generally will not be addressed on appeal.'" (quoting State v. Parisien, 2005 ND 152, ¶ 17, 703 N.W.2d 306)). We summarily affirm the district court's amended order under N.D.R.App.P. 35.1(a)(7).
[¶3] Gerald W.
VandeWalle, C.J. Carol Ronning Kapsner Mary Muehlen Maring Daniel J. Crothers Dale V. Sandstrom
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