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Monday, July 17, 2017
MCAA offers tour of the Rush City Correctional Facility »
MCAA is offering a tour of the Rush City Correctional Facility. This is only for MCAA and its members. The tour will t...
16 hours ago
August is Child Support Awareness Month »
Minnesota is once again recognizing August as Child Support Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to reaffirm the stat...
Monday, August 14, 2017
Data Practices Commission Back In Business »
From Minnesota Lawyer After more than a year’s hiatus, the  Legislative Commission on Data Practices  was rev...
Monday, August 14, 2017
U.S. Courts Proposed Amendments Published for Public Comment »
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have published propos...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
SCOTUS to Mull Accepting Sex Offender Lawsuit »
From Minnesota Lawyer A case began in December 2011 as a pro se proceeding by patients in the Minnesota Sex Offender Pr...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
A Tilt Away From Grand Juries »
From Minnesota Laywer   As he pledged to do in all police-involved cases after the  2015 Jamar Clark sh...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Veto Revives Senate Building Controversy »
From Minnesota Lawyer Earlier this summer S&P Global Ratings placed the state’s debt on credit watch due to uncerta...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Trump Didn't Declare the Opioid Crisis a National Emergency - What If He Did? »
From Route Fifty When President Trump announced on Tuesday that he would be holding a “major briefing on the opioid cri...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Beltrami County DWI Court Celebrates 10-year Anniversary »
On August 2, 2017, more than 60 people gathered at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of t...
Monday, August 7, 2017
E-filing system at U.S. Supreme Court will make new filings accessible for free »
From ABA Journal The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it is adopting an electronic filing system beginning Nov. 13....
Friday, August 4, 2017
Bar Buzz: Supremes More Liberal Than Dayton »
From Minnesota Lawyer The split July 26 Supreme Court ruling in  State vs. Kirby  was notable not just becaus...
Thursday, August 3, 2017
AP Investigation: A Patchwork of Justice for Juvenile Lifers »
DETROIT — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines in handcuffs. More than 27 years ago, Hines st...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Paula D. Vraa Appointed to Fill First Judicial District Vacancy »
Paula D. Vraa Appointed to Fill First Judicial District Vacancy ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced t...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Sentences Reduced Under Guideline Changes »
Article from Minnesota Lawyer Amelioration is defined in Black’s as betterment or improvement. That’s also how the Oxfo...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Judicial Branch Initiative - Providing Access »
The Minnesota Judicial Council recently approved a reengineering initiative aimed at sustaining court staffing levels in s...
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Opioid Addiction - National Emergency? »
From NPR news Some medical professionals say declaring a national emergency could make Naloxone, a drug that treats o...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Laws That Become Effective August 1 »
From KARE 11 August 1 marks the official start date for several new laws passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 2017....
Monday, July 31, 2017
McKenna's Law - Procedures and Forms Implementing Child's Right to Counsel in CHIPS Cases »
Please see the message below from the State Court Administrator: To:  Chief Judges, Court Administrators, Judicia...
Friday, July 28, 2017
MN Victim Assistance Academy Dates and Applications Being Accepted Now »
The Minnesota Office of Justice Programs is pleased to announce Track One of the Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy will...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Past ABA President, Dorsey Partner Dies »
Past ABA president, Dorsey partner David Brink dies From Minnesota Lawyer Former Dorsey & Whitney partner and de...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Order Promulgating Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Special Rules for the ... »
Order Promulgating Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Special Rules for the Pilot Expedited Civil Litigati...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
How Minnesota Determines Who is Fit/Unfit to be a Police Officer »
In more than a week since South Minneapolis resident Justine Damond was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer, t...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Meet Minnesota's Most Sought After Troubleshooters »
Everyone needs someone they can count on in a tough spot, even the state of Minnesota: When tensions boil over, when scand...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Michelle Anderson, Asst. St. Louis Co. Attorney Appointed to Fill Sixth Judicial District Vacancy »
Governor Dayton Appoints Michelle M. Anderson to Fill Sixth Judicial District Vacancy ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MNLARS Vehicle Data Transition Complete »
MNLARS Vehicle Data Transition Complete The Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) has transi...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
DPS Office Of Justice Programs Request For Proposals »
Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs   Request for Proposals: Community Justice Rei...
Monday, July 24, 2017
Ten Tips That Every New Attorney Should Know by Alan F. Pendleton (Former District Court Judge) »
By Alan F. Pendleton (Former District Court Judge) PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Our Problems With Human Trafficking Don't End With An Arrest »
Our Problems With Human Trafficking Don't End With an Arrest As we crack down on human trafficking in our country, sta...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Order Promulgating Amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure »
7/17/17 Order Promulgating Amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure
Friday, July 14, 2017
Statewide Standard Citation »
This message is to inform you of the bi-annual changes to the Statewide Standard Citation that will become mandatory on Ja...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
BCA Releases 2016 Uniform Crime Report »
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has released the 2016 Uniform Crime Report. Local law enforcement agencies must...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Four Hennepin County Attorney’s Office employees honored »
Hennepin County Attorney's Office An effort to handle non-violent criminals with mental health problems in a better,...
Monday, July 3, 2017
New Laws - 2017 »
Summaries of all laws passed by the 2017 Legislature in regular and special sessions
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Grant program funds $1 million in courthouse security improvements »
Minnesota Judicial Branch 57 counties to receive funding through Safe and Secure Courthouse Initiative Minneso...

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