Dayton Appoints Florey Court Of AppealsGov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new judge to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The Democratic governor named James Florey to the court's Eighth Congressional District seat on Tuesday.
Court Of Appeals Affirms Man's Discharge From Sex Offender ProgramThe decision comes in the case of Eugene Kropp, 74, who was committed to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, also known as MSOP, in 1998 after a history of molesting boys.
Court Rejects Parents' Appeal On Stillwater School ClosuresThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected an effort by a group of parents to save three Stillwater elementary schools from closure, but the dispute isn't over.
Court: Man's Rights Not Violated When Ordered To Give Fingerprint To Unlock PhoneThe Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional.
MN Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Right-To-Die GroupA Minnesota appeals court has upheld the conviction of a national right-to-die group that was found guilty of assisting in the 2007 suicide of a Minnesota woman.
Appeals Court Rules Death Wish Against Trooper Wasn't Actual ThreatThe Minnesota Court of Appeals says merely expressing hope that someone will become subject to violence isn't enough to convict them of actually threatening violence.
Minn. Supreme Court: Warrantless Blood & Urine Tests UnconstitutionalThe Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision that a blood or urine test administered without a warrant is unconstitutional.
Pine River Dairy Farmers Win Appeal Against Crow Wing Power CompanyA dairy farm in Pine River will be able to reopen after a court ruled in its favor Tuesday. A Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Cass County ruling declaring that Crow Wing Power & Light Company acted in negligence for years, causing Randy and Peggy Norman to lose their dairy farm.
Enbridge: Sandpiper Pipeline Delayed Until 2019Enbridge Energy Partners says it expects to push back until 2019 the start-up dates for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline and a replacement for its existing Line 3 pipeline because of a court-ordered environmental review. Company officials told analysts Wednesday the projects probably won't go into service until early 2019.
Fmr. Supreme Court Candidate's Test-Refusal Conviction AffirmedThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the test-refusal conviction of a former Supreme Court candidate who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Citizens Do Not Have Free Speech Right To Disrupt City Meetings, Court RulesThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that citizens do not have a free speech right to disrupt public meetings.
Appeals Court Says Urine Tests Without Warrant UnconstitutionalThe Minnesota Court of Appeals says a state law making it a crime for someone arrested for drunken driving to refuse a urine test without a warrant is unconstitutional. The appeals court on Monday reversed the conviction of a driver who refused to submit to a blood or urine test.