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High speed chases: the movie

Yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Scott v. Harris was notable for a couple of reasons: Most importantly, it established a bright-line rule for high-speed car chases by police: “A police officer’s attempt to terminate a dangerous high-speed car chase ...

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Judge Randall bares his mind

Court of Appeals Judge R.A. “Jim” Randall vented his frustration with the Minneapolis Police Department in a 16-page dissent in a case released earlier this week, State v. Thoreson. The defendant had been convicted of misdemeanor prostitution after a Hennepin ...

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High Court affirms murder conviction

The Minnesota Supreme Court just upheld the premeditated murder conviction of a man involved in a shooting death. The high court found that, even though there was no evidence of motive, evidence that the defendant was armed, walked purposefully to ...

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