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Mondale takes a shot at Dick Cheney Former Vice President Walter Mondale was the honoree and speaker at the Law Day Testimonial Dinner last week. At the dinner, he had a chance to speak with Joe Knoblauch, the father of ...

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Books for the Big Easy The State Law Library collected 616 books in April in a drive during National Library Week to rebuild the New Orleans Public Library. Library staff has now shipped 18 boxes of books to a very ...

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Beam me up, Scotty! Woods & Thompson — the Fridley-based personal injury firm perhaps best known for its late-night television ads — recently has had none other than Captain James T. Kirk stumping for them. That’s right, William Shatner — ...

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Headhunters with heart? Patricia A. Comeford and Gina Sauer have expanded their methods of helping people find jobs. Comeford is president and founder of The Esquire Group, a legal search and consulting firm based in Minneapolis. Sauer is a career ...

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That’s Sicilian The Associated Press reports that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says a Boston Herald reporter has watched too many episodes of The Sopranos. (As if that was possible, says Bar Buzz.) Scalia reportedly flicked his hand under ...

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Nobody talks to the justices about cases In a statement and a telephone press conference last week, Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell A. Anderson used as many ways he could think of to say that nobody on the Supreme ...

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Statutes of limitations are not the only thing running at Foley & Mansfield When space became vacant in the building where the Minneapolis office of Foley & Mansfield is located, the law firm snapped it up. In less than six ...

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The burden of proof (reading) A new book — “Sorcerers’ Apprentices: 100 Years of Law Clerks at the United States Supreme Court” — argues that court clerks have more power than they probably should and more power than they used ...

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Movie tells story of wrongfully convicted men The first screening of “After Innocence” will be held at 7:00 p.m. on March 10 at the Edina Cinema. The movie tells the story of seven men wrongfully imprisoned for decades and then ...

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Memo to Dorsey & Whitney: Don’t feel too bad A senior in-house lawyer at the New York Life Insurance Co. has resigned after the company recently discovered he is not licensed to practice law, according to The New York Law ...

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