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A whirlwind tour The efforts of Minnesota bar associations to aid Hurricane Katrina victims continue with the assistance of Duane D. Stanley, communications director for the Hennepin County Bar Association. Stanley participated in task force sent by the American Bar ...

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Pardon us, Justice Page, but your humility is showing On May 12, the Minnesota Supreme Court swore in most of the candidates who passed the February bar exam. Justice Alan Page presided over the event, held in the Grand Ballroom ...

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We’re not the ones who called it the ‘Liars Club’ The Minnesota Million-Dollar Roundtable, also dubbed the “Liars Club” by member and Minneapolis attorney James Schwebel, had its annual meeting on Monday, May 8, at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel. Members ...

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Anderson is double cited U.S. Supreme Court watchers across the nation noted that May 1 saw the release of fledgling Justice Samuel Alito’s first opinion in Holmes v. South Carolina. However, only astute local watchers observed that in not one ...

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Mondale takes a shot at Dick Cheney Former Vice President Walter Mondale was the honoree and speaker at the Law Day Testimonial Dinner last week. At the dinner, he had a chance to speak with Joe Knoblauch, the father of ...

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Books for the Big Easy The State Law Library collected 616 books in April in a drive during National Library Week to rebuild the New Orleans Public Library. Library staff has now shipped 18 boxes of books to a very ...

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Beam me up, Scotty! Woods & Thompson — the Fridley-based personal injury firm perhaps best known for its late-night television ads — recently has had none other than Captain James T. Kirk stumping for them. That’s right, William Shatner — ...

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Headhunters with heart? Patricia A. Comeford and Gina Sauer have expanded their methods of helping people find jobs. Comeford is president and founder of The Esquire Group, a legal search and consulting firm based in Minneapolis. Sauer is a career ...

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That’s Sicilian The Associated Press reports that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says a Boston Herald reporter has watched too many episodes of The Sopranos. (As if that was possible, says Bar Buzz.) Scalia reportedly flicked his hand under ...

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Nobody talks to the justices about cases In a statement and a telephone press conference last week, Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell A. Anderson used as many ways he could think of to say that nobody on the Supreme ...

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