During a speech yesterday on efforts to revise the state’s system of judicial elections, Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell A. Anderson warned that there are “storm clouds on the horizon” that threaten judicial independence. Anderson was, of course, speaking ...Read More »
The Minnesota Supreme Court today struck down as unconstitutional a portion of the visitation statute that places the burden on a custodial parent to prove that visitation by an interested third-party would interfere with the parent-child relationship. Marilyn Johnson and ...
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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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Supreme Court Civil Opinions Attorney Discipline Disbarred Disbarment is the appropriate disciplinary sanction for an attorney who engaged in self-dealing when purchasing a client’s property, intentionally evaded state sales tax, made dishonest omissions on two applications for medical assistance, and ...Read More »