Recent Articles from Barbara L. Jones
A Stillwater inmate who asserts his 8th Amendment right to be free of cruel and unusual punishment was violated by too-tight handcuffs may proceed to trial, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled on Dec. 14.
A probate that has continued since 2017, disputed by the seven siblings who are heirs, will result in the transfer of property, worth $1.79M at the time the decedent passed, to two of the sons.
The state Supreme Court opinion is significant for its determination of the appropriate standards of review in workers’ compensation cases.
A dispute between two experts does not mean that one of the witnesses’ testimony is false for purposes of a postconviction motion for a new trial, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 28.
The court found errors didn't affect the defendant’s substantial rights in the case.
A youth who was 15 years old when he participated in a carjacking that ended in murder will be prosecuted as an adult, the Minnesota Supreme Court held recently in a 6-1 opinion.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a conviction and sentencing for second-degree intentional murder in the shooting death of Kevin Beasley, the grandson of community activist Spike Moss.
- Courtroom outbursts justified exclusion of mother from parental rights trial
- LGBTQ+ group sues over Iowa book, discussion bans
- Justices uphold business tax bill
- Court to weigh social media and First Amendment
- Federal court rules brokerage firm breached 1994 contract
- Court denies revocation of adoption
- UnitedHealth suit alleges faulty AI led to denied claims
- Judge asked to block part of a North Dakota abortion law