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Gavel and word Adoption on sound block
Nov 27, 2023

Court denies revocation of adoption

The parents who consented to the adoption of their child amid allegations of causing harm moved to revoke their consent, but the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled the motion was untimely.

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Nov 27, 2023

UnitedHealth suit alleges faulty AI led to denied claims

UnitedHealthcare is being accused of “malicious implementation” of an AI algorithm to deny medically necessary health care coverage to elderly patients.

Volunteer escorts and others stand outside the Red River Women’s Clinic in Moorhead, Minnesota on Aug. 10, 2022
Nov 24, 2023

Judge asked to block part of a North Dakota abortion law

Physicians and the former, sole abortion provider in North Dakota on Tuesday asked a judge to block enforcement of part of a revised law that bans most abortions, saying a provision that allows the procedure to protect a woman’s health is too vague.

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Nov 22, 2023

Court dismisses bias, retaliation lawsuit

A former employee had accused the company of racial discrimination, retaliation, defamation, and violation of due process after an alleged inappropriate comment at a diversity training session.

A sign reading "National Labor Relations Board" in front of the organization's headquarters
Nov 22, 2023

Joint-employer rule set to roil workplace — once again

The whipsaw politics at play at the National Labor Relations Board have yet again produced a radical reversal of course on the rule defining joint-employer status.

The seal for the United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
Nov 21, 2023

8th Circuit rules private plaintiffs can’t sue under Voting Rights Act

A divided federal appeals court on Monday ruled that private individuals and groups such as the NAACP do not have the ability to sue under a key section of the federal Voting Rights Act, a decision that contradicts decades of precedent and could further erode protections under the landmark 1965 law.

An image of a mechanic wearing a glove typing on a laptop computer resting on the edge of the open hood of a car with wires connecting engine ports to the computer
Nov 21, 2023

Commentary: Right-to-repair fight centers on data transmitted by newer cars

Legal scholars find that the question of whether you and your local mechanic can tap into your car’s data to diagnose and repair spans issues of property rights, trade secrets, cybersecurity, data privacy and consumer rights.

A man walks in front of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Jan. 7, 2015, in New Orleans
Nov 20, 2023

Court tells bar association to stay in ‘prescribed lane’

A Louisiana lawyer who objected to the state bar association’s public statements on several issues, including health tips and LGBTQ rights, can no longer be forced to join or pay dues to the association, a federal appeals court has ruled.

A large group of people applaud as Gov. Tim Walz sits behind a desk and holds up a bill he signed on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol on May 24, 2023.
Nov 20, 2023

State files counterclaim in Christian colleges’ suit

The Minnesota Department of Education filed suit against two of the schools, arguing that their statement-of-faith requirements make them ineligible to participate in a state-sponsored program in which high school students earn college credits.

The family of Tekle Sundberg, including parents Cindy and Mark, speak during a press conference inside the Ramsey County Courthouse
Nov 17, 2023

Families of 5 men killed by police sue BCA for files

The families of five Minnesota men who were killed by police officers announced a lawsuit to force the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to release its investigative files on their deaths, saying the state agency has failed to comply with Minnesota’s open records law.

Migrants who crossed into the U.S. from Mexico are met with concertina wire along the Rio Grande, as a power boat goes by in the river
Nov 17, 2023

Can Texas arrest and order migrants to leave U.S.?

A look at the Texas bill that would allow police to arrest migrants who enter the country illegally and let local judges order them to leave the country.

The Stanley Correctional Institution in Stanley, Wisconsin
Nov 17, 2023

Wisconsin eases lockdowns at prisons amid lawsuit

Lockdowns at two of Wisconsin’s oldest and most understaffed prisons are being eased, the governor announced in a move that comes less than a month after inmates filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the conditions at one of the prisons amount to cruel and unusual punishment.

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