Bill Aims To Limit Camera Use In Minnesota CourtsHouse lawmakers are proposing steep restrictions on the use of cameras in Minnesota courtrooms.
Craigslist Swindler Who Cost Investors $330K Sentenced To PrisonA Twin Cities options trader was sentenced to prison time for swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors he found on Craigslist. Earlier in 2015, 56-year-old Jeffrey Petersen of Edina pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of securities fraud and theft.
Minnesota Supreme Court Expands Access Of Cameras In CourtThe Minnesota Supreme Court will allow expanded access of news camera and audio recordings of criminal proceedings as part of a pilot project.
High Court Finalizes Rules For Cameras In Court The Minnesota Supreme Court says it will continue to allow media to use cameras in certain civil cases, and it is ordering a study to see if cameras should be considered in certain criminal proceedings as well.
Ramsey Co. Lets Cameras In Court For Urban League CaseAs part of a statewide pilot project, WCCO-TV has been allowed to take cameras into courtrooms. It gives you a chance to watch proceedings that have never been seen on television before.
Media Hope Cameras-In-Court Test Can ExpandNews organizations and media attorneys say they hope a judicial order allowing cameras in civil cases will help them prove that cameras and other electronic recording devices wouldn't be out of place in criminal trials.