STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Students learn about 'Law and Order' and about law and order
By Danielle Killey
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea has seen a lot of "Law and Order."
I love it, I watch it constantly, it has nothing to do with real life, she told more than 600 Rose... Posted on 5/6/13 at 5:58 PM
HEALTHBEAT Reactions pour in to health care ruling
Reactions have been pouring in all day to the Supreme Court's ruling this morning on the health care reform law.
If there was any doubt that Americans feel a strong personal stake in health care, it'... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:52 PM
NASCAR DAD Jury Trial
ND Supreme Court rules in favor of jury trial for $20 traffic charge.... Posted on 5/13/10 at 3:38 PM
Mark Ratajesak of Eagle Bend was found not guilty of transporting zebra mussels into Lake Irene in Douglas County.
After a one-day trial on December 13, a jury deliberated for about 20 minutes before returning with the not guilty verdict.
When a person dies, their estate lives on until it can be properly distributed. Most people don’t deal with death and legal issues every day, which raises questions – questions that are deemed legal advice.
Crime victims have rights. It is the law in Minnesota.
Chapter 611A of the Minnesota Statutes is entitled “Crime Victims: Rights, Programs, Agencies.” The first provisions were enacted by the state Legislature in 1983.
Judge Ann Carrott, Seventh District, Douglas County
, November 20, 2012
Many of you have either gone through a divorce, child custody battle or know someone who has. I’m sure that many of you have also heard or experienced horror stories of the pain, strife and expense of the marriage dissolution and child custody process.
Judge Frank Kundrat, 7th District Court Judge
, September 07, 2012
When a person is arrested without a warrant for either a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor or felony, that person may not be detained more than 48 hours unless a criminal complaint has been signed by a judge or a judicial determination has been made that justifies the continued detention.
Judge William Cushman, St. Cloud
, August 10, 2012
In my last column I discussed orders for protection (OFPs) pursuant to Minn. Stat. s 518B.01. This column will discuss harassment testraining orders (HROs) as allowed pursuant to Minn. Stat. s 609.748.
A little more than one year after a rural Osakis woman was killed in her home, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder will be sentenced.
Jeffrey Allen Brooks, 53, of Alexandria is scheduled for sentencing on Tuesday, June 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Todd County District Court.
A late-night fight outside Depot Express in Alexandria April 1 resulted in injuries and an arrest.
The Alexandria Police Department responded to an assault at 1:26 a.m., according to a news release issued Friday.
The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon will hear arguments in Tom Emmer's case that claims not all 4,136 precincts' election judges made sure the number of ballots cast in the Nov. 2 election matched the number of people who voted.
Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in McDonald v. Chicago where it ruled that it is unconstitutional for state and local governments to restrict individual gun rights.
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