A now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer cost the Minnesota Senate $396,000 in legal defense fees on top of a severance award, a new tally based on a billing document made public Friday shows.
The unprecedented letter from all 87 U.S. Federal District Court chief judges warns that the upcoming sequester cuts are “devastating.” In Minnesota, Chief Judge Michael Davis says the budget stalemate not only threatens court staffing, but also raises serious concerns about constitutional justice. “No one in their right mind in Congress thought that would happen because they thought everybody would blink – and people didn’t blink,” Davis said.
Lawyers will make their closing arguments Wednesday morning in the trial of Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook.
The estate planning community has been all abuzz about our Good Question on “What happens if you don’t have a will?” I’m pretty sure these lawyers are excited that the news media is talking about the issue of wills, since only about one in eight Minnesotans have one.
A jury has found a teenager guilty in the shooting deaths of three people at a Minneapolis market in January 2010.
The jury is deliberating in the case of a teenager accused of committing three murders at a Minneapolis market last year.
Attorneys for NFL players and the league held a conference call Friday to discuss mediation with the federal judge currently deciding whether to lift the lockout.
Former Senate Majority Leader John Hottinger is once again free to practice law, following his suspension for misusing money from a client’s lawsuit settlement.
With state government facing a $6.2 billion budget shortfall, Minnesota lawyers are campaigning to protect the justice system from further cuts.
Susan Rhode hosted Cindy Ackerman and Jana Deach on the topic of ”Assisted Reproduction: Redefining the Parent-Child Relationship.”