Sept. 12 marked the one-month anniversary since Brendon Galbreath lost his life following an incident with Missoula police.
Galbreath, 21, died in the early morning hours of Aug. 12 following an incident with Missoula police that started as a car chase and escalated to gunfire near Stephens Avenue and Florence Street.
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is the lead attorney on the amicus brief, along with 17 other GOP attorneys general.
The changes largely issue timeframes in which healthcare facilities, law enforcement and crime laboratories are required to update a sexual assault kit's status in the state's tracking system.
Lawmakers also said withdrawing the subpoenas meant the litigation over the Legislature's subpoena power likewise ended Tuesday.
The Montana Department of Justice canceled a missing endangered person advisory for a Missoula girl on Thursday afternoon after the girl was safe.
A District Court judge wrote he would have to be "blind" to not see that the Legislature's recent subpoena for a Supreme Court justice's records is not a legislative effort.
In a brief dated April 23, state attorneys said the video was found among some old files in a desk at the Miles City MHP office.
Montana Supreme Court Justice Jim Rice was the only justice last month to file a court challenge against a legislative subpoena seeking his communications.
House Bill 588 died Tuesday on third reading after 11 Republicans peeled off with Democrats to kill the bill.
Members of a legislative panel were told Wednesday that a portion of a bill that would transfer responsibility for the Montana Developmental Center property from one agency to another was no longer needed because the governor had taken the action through an executive order.
The Montana Department of Justice has issued a missing endangered person advisory for 16-year-old Ethan E. Geddes of Anaconda.
"That's a pretty drastic measure," Knudsen said.
"We're going to continue to lead the country in the MMIP area," Sen. Jason Small, R-Busby, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Brant Light, a former prosecution services bureau chief for the state Department of Justice who at one time had served as the Cascade County attorney, has died. He was 69.
“Working together we will improve efficiencies in our operations and ensure that the DOJ is responsive to all Montanans," Attorney General-elect Austin Knudsen said in a press release Tuesday.
It is a job he will miss, Fox said, for the team of attorneys and staff he assembled and the work they were able to do.
Republican Attorney General-elect Austin Knudsen on Tuesday announced his 12-member transition advisory committee, the makeup of which includes the Yellowstone County Attorney, current and former county sheriffs, political consultants and business owners.
As of Sunday evening, the Missoula County coroner had not released the identity of the man who died Saturday following a confrontation with the Missoula Police Department.
Law enforcement has closed a 46-year-old cold case in the death of an abducted Missoula child, the Missoula Police Department said Monday in a…