A federal judge has denied an attempt by the state to get a quick appeal of his ruling that Minnesota’s program for civilly committed sex offenders is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank ruled Wednesday that court rules don’t allow for an appeal at this stage of the case.
The state of Minnesota is indicating it will appeal a federal court ruling last week that declared the state’s sex offender treatment program unconstitutional.
A new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson’s suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league’s collective bargaining agreement.
The estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.
The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring, the final result of the child-abuse case that kept the Minnesota running back out of all but one game this season and widened the rift between the NFL and its players over the fairness of the disciplinary process.
Minnesota Vikings running back has met with a hearing officer in an appeal over his suspension from the NFL and is now awaiting a ruling. The hearing took place Tuesday morning with Harold Henderson, the NFL’s former vice president of labor relations. He has reportedly heard over 90 appeals in the last six years dealing with personal conduct and drug issues.
Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings involving the Minnesota Vikings star running back.
In a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the NFLPA calls Commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment “unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful” and demands an independent, neutral arbitrator hears Peterson’s case.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
A federal judge has denied convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters’ appeal for a shorter sentence. In a ruling issued Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle said Petters “has tried to pull off one final con” by seeking a shorter sentence.
A court ruling stripping a Minnesota couple of parental rights of their malnourished child has been upheld.
Convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters returns to federal court this week to try to shorten his 50-year prison term. The attempt to get 20 years removed might be Petters’ last chance to go after a lighter sentence.
Months after a Minnesota Court of Appeals denied Amy Senser’s appeal on her guilty verdict in the 2011 death of Anousone Panthavong, the Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected her appeal as well.
A drive to unionize Minnesota home day care workers will be allowed to continue while opponents appeal. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis refused Tuesday to grant opponents an injunction pending appeal.
Amy Senser’s appeal of the felony conviction in the hit-and-run death of a Minneapolis man will be heard in April.
A dispute over access to records kept by a private contractor doing public work is headed to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Amy Senser has been ordered to remain in prison during her appeals process. A judge denied her request to be released on Wednesday.
A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is standing by its denial of flood aid for individuals and businesses in northeastern Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton is raising concerns about the safety and sanitation of northeastern Minnesota homes that were badly damaged by summer flooding and that won’t be covered by federal assistance.
Gov. Mark Dayton is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of a request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.
Amy Senser goes back to court this week, arguing that her guilty verdict should be thrown out because of a note jurors gave the judge saying they believed her testimony that she did not think she hit a person.
Hennepin County prosecutors have responded to an appeal in the Amy Senser case, arguing that the judge should reject a defense request to throw out her convictions on two counts of felony criminal vehicular homicide.
With a trial you hope for answers, for closure and for understanding. With the Amy Senser case there is none of that. The jury’s guilty verdict seemed so clear cut.
The Minnesota Supreme Court denied the appeal of woman who was civilly committed after killing a Burnsville boy in a head-on crash has been ruled incompetent to proceed with her defense.