A trio of cases decided in a one-week span last month by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reflects the difficulties immigrants face when seeking asylum in this country.
This month’s column will focus on the factors that contribute to malpractice risk and the risk of receiving an ethics complaint.
JFK’s assassination, like the events of Jan. 6 and 9/11, had a huge impact on this country and the world and generated a number of federal and state court cases in Minnesota and within the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, along with other Minnesota connections. Here’s a look at a few of them.
The 160th anniversary of his inimitable Gettysburg Address provides an opportune occasion to review both his role in Minnesota and its impact on him.
When you’re clear on your priorities, it’s easier to navigate your current role while intentionally directing your career in a way fitting your life and priorities.
The term “weaponization” has become a well-known phrase. After languishing for years in the bowels of lexigraphy, it has become bandied around in many sectors.
Motions can also play an important role on appeal, even if the appellate briefs and oral arguments command the most attention. Here's a brief refresher on the ins-and-outs of appellate motions.
A couple of concurrent cases decided by the Minnesota Court of Appeals this fall reflect the reality that appeals by criminal defendants to undo their guilty pleas are almost inevitably rejected.
The recent uptick of COVID was a stark reminder that the affliction still exists. So, too, are COVID-related cases, including ones concerning refusals by employees to follow company vaccination policies.
There is nothing that attracts the attention of attorneys more than lawsuits involving attorney fees. Six of them were decided this summer.
Email can be a great communication tool, but it can also be dangerous for lawyers to use in several situations.
Another 40th anniversary of a landmark legal case from Minnesota occurred this week: the decision of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the freedom of expression right of the student newspaper at the University of Minnesota.
- 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