Recent Articles from Barbara L. Jones
Failing to challenge a defendant’s competence to stand trial is deficient representation if a reasonably skilled attorney would have doubted the client’s competence under the circumstances, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled.
Litigation financing has come to Minnesota, along with generous, some would say unconscionable, “repayment rates,” the term used instead of interest.
What constitutes a waiver of counsel — and what does not — was addressed by the Court of Appeals in the release of State v. Gant.
Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty on July 31, 2023, announced that her office was requesting a generous sentence for Husayn Braveheart, who is charged with first-degree aggravated robbery and aiding and abetting second-degree murder during an attempted carjacking.
The state of the judiciary is strong and the future is bright, Chief Justice Lorie Gildea said at her State of the Judiciary address, noting that the recently passed public safety budget bill supports her optimism.
Lawyers don’t really retire, said Minneapolis attorney Don Lewis, upon announcing his retirement.
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- Federal judge rules for students with disabilities in age-cutoff case
- Justices remand Duluth dispute
- Legal education for incarcerated students expands