Lail loses N.D. Supreme Court appeal
February 10, 2020
The N.D. Supreme Court has upheld a Barnes County jury’s decision to convict Alexander Lail of attempted murder against his then-wife and former employee.
Lail appealed his conviction on Feb. 19, 2019, just two weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the crimes. Oral arguments to the N.D. Supreme Court were made in November 2019. On Jan. 23, 2020, the high court handed down its...