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Esme’s Blog: The Amy Senser Case Appeal

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.

05/19/2012

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MN Court Denies Appeal For Woman Committed After Crash

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.

01/25/2012

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Man Convicted Of Impersonating Lawyer Files Appeal

A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer has filed an appeal in federal court.

01/22/2012

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Petters Asks Full 8th Circuit To Rehear Appeal

Attorneys for Minnesota businessman Tom Petters have asked the full Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear his appeal of his conviction of running a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.

12/23/2011

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U Of M To Appeal $1M Judgment To Supreme Court

The University of Minnesota will appeal to the state Supreme Court a $1 million civil verdict against the university and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach.

11/07/2011

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Ex-Nurse Appeals Encouraging Suicides Conviction

The attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, saying his actions were constitutionally protected free speech.

11/04/2011

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Appeal Filed In Case Of Slain ND College Student

A last ditch legal effort is being made to keep convicted killer Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr. off an Indiana Federal prison’s death row. Rodriguez, Jr. is the man convicted back in 2006 for the kidnapping, rape and killing of University of North Dakota college student, Dru Sjodin.

10/18/2011

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Death Penalty Case In SD Goes Before 8th Circuit

Jurors who sent a South Dakota man to death row for the 1990 rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl should have been told he would have been ineligible for parole had he been sentenced to life in prison, a defense attorney argued Thursday before a federal appeals court in Minnesota.

06/16/2011

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Man Convicted Of Aiding Suicide Will Appeal

A former nurse from Minnesota who sought out depressed people online and was convicted of encouraging two to commit suicide has notified the court that he plans to appeal his conviction, his attorney said Wednesday.

06/01/2011

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NFL Says Appeal Shouldn’t Affect 2011 Season

Its players again barred from coming to work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday it believes the appeal over whether the lockout is legal can “readily be resolved” during the offseason.

05/02/2011

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Judge Orders End To NFL Lockout, Appeal Expected

After seven weeks of bitter back and forth, failed talks and growing uncertainty about the 2011 season, a federal judge has ordered an immediate end to the NFL lockout.

04/25/2011

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Petters Case

A federal appeals court hears oral arguments on whether Minnesota businessman Tom Petters deserves a new trial after being convicted of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.

02/17/2011

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