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Bar Buzz: Charges against Kushner dropped

Late last week, the activist attorney Jordan Kushner received official notice that the city of Minneapolis is dropping three misdemeanor charges brought against him following his arrest during a speech by the controversial Israeli academic Moshe Halbertal at the University ...

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Bar Buzz: A supremely decent move

Associate Justice Christopher Dietzen was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court in 2007 by Gov. Tim Pawlenty. File photo

There was something striking about last week’s announcement from Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice Christopher Dietzen that he plans to resign his seat this summer so that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Commission on Judicial Selection can select his replacement. ...

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Bar Buzz: Jogging with Justice Scalia

U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz belongs to a very small fraternity. Make that a tiny fraternity. He is the only person currently serving on the federal bench who clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Schiltz straddled a particularly ...

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