Japanese Company Faces Fines For Not Cooperating In Airbag InvestigationTakata, the Japanese company accused of making faulty airbags that blinded a woman in Minnesota, is facing a $14,000 fine for each day it didn’t cooperate in a U.S. government investigation.
Jury Finds Toyota Partially At Fault For Fatal WreckA federal jury has reached a verdict in a lawsuit alleging a design defect in the 1996 Toyota Camry caused a crash that killed three people in Minnesota in 2006.
Davis Urges Congress To Provide Funding For CourtsIn a rare move, a federal judge in Minnesota invited media cameras into his courtroom on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis asked lawmakers to put a stop to sequestration cuts that would impact the federal court system.
Good Question: How Do You Get Picked for Jury Duty?It is the civic duty that so many of us try to avoid. Being summoned to appear on a jury excites some, horrifies others, and mystifies many. How do they decide who gets called to jury duty?
Good Question: Why Aren’t Cameras In Minnesota Courts?From George Zimmerman, to Casey Anthony to O.J. Simpson, we're captivated by real-life courtroom drama. Thirty-six states allow nearly full access for still and video cameras in the courts. So why isn't Minnesota in that group?
Good Question: Do Prominent People Get Perks In Court?The wife of a former Minnesota Vikings player and current restaurant owner runs into a man and kills him in a car accident, leaves the scene, yet she's not in jail. The sister of the victim, Anousone Phanthavong, suspects special treatment.
Minn. AG Says Courts Should Stay Open In ShutdownMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is asking a judge to order that Minnesota's courts continue to operate if state government shuts down on July 1.
Do You Agree With This Mother's Reaction?A former judge is sentenced to prison for a cash for kids scandal in Pennsylvania, and one victims mom is there to express her anger.
Driver to Join Lawsuit of Victims in Toyota Crash