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State reprimands Ramsey County judge The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards has imposed a public reprimand on Ramsey County District Court Judge James M. Campbell. The discipline was administered after the board determined there was sufficient cause to conclude that ...

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State Digest

Supreme Court Orders Attorney Discipline Suspension and Probation Where the attorney consumed alcohol in violation of his criminal probation and a pretrial release order, represented a client after suspension of his license for nonpayment of attorney registration fees, and failed ...

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Jury awards $5 million for `False Memory Syndrome’ A jury awarded $5 million in damages in finding that therapists planted false memories in the mind of a former schoolteacher who accused her parents and brother of abusing her. On March ...

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State Digest

Supreme Court Civil Opinions Damages Punitive Damages Permitted for Property Damage A plaintiff may seek punitive damages in an action for intentional damage to property where the only damage is to property. “While [prior cases] reflect an intent to control ...

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Legal Briefs

Tenth district judicial seat filled Governor Jesse Ventura has appointed Lawrence Johnson to a 10th Judicial District trial court bench vacancy in Anoka County. The opening occurred with the retirement of Judge James Gibbs on Dec. 31, 2000. Johnson is ...

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