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State Trooper’s Authority

Minn. Stat. sec. 299D.03, subd. 1(b)(12) (2006), grants Minnesota state troopers the authority to stop and arrest individuals anywhere in the state for public offenses committed in the state trooper’s presence.Thus, the state trooper in this case had the authority ...

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Vacated by Court

A District Court may not sua sponte vacate a defendant’s guilty plea over his objection.Thus, where defendant successfully challenged his sentence after Blakely was decided but did not seek to disturb his guilty plea or conviction, the District Court erred ...

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Not Currently Licensed

To be convicted of violating the restricted-license statute, Minn. Stat. sec. 171.09, subd. 1(b)(1) (2004), a person must be the holder of a current restricted driver’s license.“[D]rivers who do not have a current restricted driver’s license are already subject to ...

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Bargaining re: Retirement Plan

A school district’s selection of supplemental-pension-plan or deferred-compensation-plan vendors is not a subject of mandatory negotiation under the Public Employment Labor Relations Act.“Although we affirm, we recognize that Education Minnesota-Osseo may have a compelling argument to make to the legislature ...

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Multiple Offenses

When the District Court, under Minn. Stat. sec. 609.035, subd. 1, is required to choose between imposing a sentence for a single conviction of a more-severe offense and imposing sentences for multiple convictions of lesser-included offenses, the decision to impose ...

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