William Mitchell, Hamline Law School To MergeTwo nationally-renowned St. Paul law schools -- located just three mile apart -- will soon become one. William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law are planning to transform into Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. The school will be located largely on William Mitchell's campus on Summit Avenue.
Report: Plaintiffs In Wis. Gay Marriage Case Request $1.2MThe plaintiffs in the lawsuit that challenged Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage are requesting attorney fees in the amount of $1.2 million, according to a new report by the National Law Journal.
Minnesota Lawmakers Key In On Growing Drone UseLawyers, privacy advocates and hobby drone pilots are urging Minnesota lawmakers to set some rules for the small unmanned aircrafts.
Lawyers Reprimanded For Facebook Remarks About JurorsThe Clay County attorney has disciplined two prosecutors who made derogatory comments about a jury on Facebook. KFGO-AM reports the assistant county attorneys posted the remarks after a jury found a man not guilty of sexual misconduct.
Top Google Results Unique To MinnesotaThe only things Minnesotans are interested in as much as sports like rollerblading and football are personal injury lawyers, according to a new map created by the real estate website Estately.
Minn. Head Shop Attorney Suspended For 30 DaysThe Minnesota Supreme Court has suspended Golden Valley attorney Randall Tigue for 30 days for trust account violations. A referee found that Tigue failed to maintain trust account books and recommended a reprimand and three years of supervised probation.
Lawyer Tab In Brodkorb Case Tops $390,000A 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.
Judge Warns Of Sequestration’s ‘Devastating’ EffectsThe 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 Make Closing Arguments In Chris Cook TrialLawyers will make their closing arguments Wednesday morning in the trial of Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook.
DeBlog: Should You Have A Will?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.
Teen Found Guilty In Seward Market MurdersA jury has found a teenager guilty in the shooting deaths of three people at a Minneapolis market in January 2010.
Jury Deliberating In Seward Market Triple SlayingThe jury is deliberating in the case of a teenager accused of committing three murders at a Minneapolis market last year.