When you mail a package, do you have any expectation of privacy about what’s inside? Read more →
The Court said a business owner is not entitled to any more money from Dakota County than he was given when his property was taken by eminent domain, and it did so largely on this question: What is a “community?” Read more →
What is Minnesota going to do with the sex offenders who’ve already served time for their crimes, and now are being incarcerated for ‘treatment,’ which isn’t really treatment as much as it is ‘keeping them off the streets for what they might do?’ Read more →
The Minnesota Supreme Court today reversed a Court of Appeals ruling that granted a new trial for a St. Paul priest who said religious doctrine was used in his prosecution in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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More than 750 ex-nightclub employees are entitled to damages from their former employers for being forced to make up cash register shortages from their tips, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled. The high court’s ruling reverses the state Court of Appeals, which ruled in favor of now-closed party bars Drink and Spin Night Club. Minnesota Read more →
Despite there being no witnesses, no gun, no evidence, and no charges, police authorities and the media covering the killing of Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker last year all but indicted Larson for the killing. Read more →
Freelance writer Michele Catalano, writing on Medium.com, relays the story of how six agents from a “joint terrorism task force” showed up at her house. Read more →
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled today that a guardian can authorize the disconnection of life-support systems without the intervention of the courts in Minnesota.
The court ruled in the case of Jeffers Tschumy, a 53 year old man with no family who suffered from diabetes, effect of a stroke and partial paralysis from a spinal infection. A profession guardian was appointed in 2009 and when Tschumy suffered irreversible brain damage in April 2012, his guardian directed Abbott Northwestern Hospital to remove life-prolonging treatment. Read more →
The suit to stop the unionization of Minnesota home day-care operators, the unemployment rate drops in Minnesota, how those little memory slips might suggest Alzheimer’s, a man who wanted to testify against Whitey Bulger turns up dead, and the 76-year-old Milwaukee man who doesn’t feel “that bad” about killing a 13-year-old. Here’s today’s news conversation Read more →
A Detroit Free Press photographer was arrested by police as she filmed an arrest. While she was detained, the SIM card in her iPhone that she was using mysteriously disappeared. A man who didn’t identify himself as a cop told her to turn the camera off, and when she identified herself as a journalist, he Read more →