Homeowners got a lifeline in their long-running dispute with the state Department of Natural Resources over White Bear Lake water levels on July 15 when the Minnesota Supreme Court partially resuscitated their suit against the agency.
Our review of issues in state and national news, with a rotating cast of political people in the know.
In a case with potential search-and-seizure implications, the state Court of Appeals ruled that a man who had a gun stashed in his car’s center console while driving on a highway must be tried for carrying a pistol in public while intoxicated.
Anyone who wanted the Minnesota National Guard to swoop in and take control of law enforcement when civil unrest rocked the Twin Cities in late May might want to rethink that position, the guard’s adjutant general said last week.
George Floyd’s family filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the four police officers charged in his death, alleging the officers violated Floyd’s rights when they restrained him.
Kyle Kroll’s sense of purpose keeps the Winthrop & Weinstine associate busy, earning him the Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year Award from the Minnesota State Bar Association’s New Lawyers Section.
A formal Senate probe into the police tactics that led to George Floyd’s death is unlikely, the Senate’s Republican majority leader said Monday.
Attorney General Keith Ellison has added four heavy-hitter trial lawyers—including one former acting U.S. solicitor general—to help prosecute the George Floyd murder case.
The governor has four more judgeships to fill and applications are being accepted, the state’s Judicial Selection Commission has announced.
Overruling its referee, the state Supreme Court has suspended a 7th Judicial District public defender from practicing law for at least five years because of a felony child-porn conviction.
Dyan Ebert, the association’s new president who took over for Tom Nelson last month during MSBA’s first-ever virtual conference, is among the group’s four members.
The Minnesota Supreme Court found that the gun control law prohibits a person “adjudicated delinquent … of a crime of violence” from possession of certain firearms.
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