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Dayton Announces 2 Appeals Court Vacancies

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s seeking applications for two upcoming at-large vacancies on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

12/09/2013

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Wis. Court Upholds Verdict Against Fired Professor

A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled against a chemistry professor who was let go from the Milwaukee School of Engineering because of his limited English skills.

04/09/2013

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Wisconsin Court Says Inmate Didn’t Deserve Porn

A state appeals court has refused to reinstate a lawsuit alleging prison officials improperly denied an inmate access to what they deemed were pornographic publications.

01/03/2013

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Appeals Court Reverses Ruling In Timber Lawsuit

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a lower court erred when it ruled in favor of timber companies who claimed the state broke promises by capping payments under a forest management program.

07/02/2012

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Supreme Court Ruling Ends Marlboro Lights Lawsuit

The Minnesota Supreme Court says a class-action lawsuit against the maker of Marlboro Lights cannot go forward because it is barred by the state’s 1998 tobacco settlement.

05/30/2012

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Appeals Court Revives Marriage Equality Lawsuit

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday revived a lawsuit challenging the state’s law against gay marriage, ordering a district judge to take another look at the case just months ahead of what’s expected to be a bitter fight over a constitutional ban on gay marriage.

01/23/2012

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Appeals Court Affirms Petters Conviction, Sentence

A federal appeals court Friday upheld the 2009 conviction and 50-year prison sentence of Minnesota businessman Tom Petters, who was found guilty of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.

12/09/2011

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Appeals Court Upholds Denial In Debit Fee Case

A judge was correct in denying a preliminary injunction against the Federal Reserve seeking to prevent debit card transaction fee limits from taking effect, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

06/29/2011

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Appeals Court Upholds Weaver’s Murder Sentence

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the nearly 19-year prison sentence given to a White Bear Lake man convicted of murdering his wife.

05/03/2011

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Appeals Court Reverses Award In Cirrus Crash Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Duluth-based Cirrus Design Corp. had no legal duty to provide pilot training to a Grand Rapids man whose plane crashed in 2003, killing him and his passenger.

04/19/2011

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Appeals Court Reverses Award In Cirrus Crash Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says Duluth-based Cirrus Design did not have a duty to provide pilot training to a Grand Rapids man whose plane crashed in 2003, killing him and his passenger.

04/19/2011