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Nov 8, 2023

Justices seem likely to keep domestic violence gun law

The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to preserve a federal law that prohibits people under domestic violence restraining orders from having guns.

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Nov 7, 2023

Abuse victims tout red flag laws; will Supreme Court agree?

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a Texas case that could affect laws in 21 states that can force people to surrender their weapons while they are deemed a risk to themselves or others.

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Nov 6, 2023

Injured soccer player’s choice: reduced award or new trial

After a federal jury awarded Anuj Thapa a blockbuster $111M due to alleged negligence by medical professionals, the U.S. District Court for Minnesota offered the plaintiff a choice between dramatically remitting the award or a new trial.

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Nov 6, 2023

Taylor Swift and the Unanswered $100 Million Question

Lack of clarity on cryptocurrency leaves financial services in a difficult position.

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Nov 3, 2023

Mitchell Hamline addresses discord

The law school is modifying some of its standards after backlash to its response to Hamas’ attack on Israel, its address of antisemitism, and its response to a professor who has expressed personal views about the conflict on X.

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Nov 2, 2023

Law schools begin preparing for new bar exam

Big changes are on the horizon for bar exams in 2026, and Minnesota law schools are beginning to make plans for how they might adapt.

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Nov 1, 2023

K.C. jury delivers massive blow to real estate industry

A federal jury in Kansas City awarded nearly $1.79 billion in a class-action lawsuit against the real estate industry.

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Nov 1, 2023

The legal complexities of AI

A panel at the University of St. Thomas explored artificial intelligence's impact on intellectual property law.

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Nov 1, 2023

Scholars address lawsuits seeking to bar Trump from 2024 ballot

Legal scholars at the Univerity of Minnesota discussed the cases seeking to bar Donald Trump from the next presidential ballot and speculated about the the likelihood that Trump will appear on the ballot.

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Oct 31, 2023

Federal ruling results mixed in clergy abuse insurance case

The U.S. District Court’s decision was a mixed bag, offering victories for both the insurance company and the sexual abuse survivors.

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Oct 30, 2023

Ammo-possession conviction upheld

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that a man barred from having ammunition doesn't need to know whether bullets would fire in order to be convicted.

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Oct 27, 2023

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