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Minn. Supreme Court: BNSF Not Entitled To Retrial

The Minnesota Supreme Court says the BNSF Railway Co. is not entitled to a new trial in a lawsuit over a 2003 car-train crash in Anoka that killed four young people.

03/28/2012

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Judge Allows Cameras In Court For Pilot Project

Chances are you’ve seen real court cases, like the OJ Simpson murder trial, on TV before. In fact, news cameras are allowed into courtrooms in most states, including Wisconsin and Iowa – but not Minnesota. That is, however, until Friday.

03/09/2012

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MN Court Denies Appeal For Woman Committed After Crash

The Minnesota Supreme Court denied the appeal of woman who was civilly committed after killing a Burnsville boy in a head-on crash has been ruled incompetent to proceed with her defense.

01/25/2012

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Minn. Redistricting Panel To Air GOP, DFL Plans

Minnesota’s political parties will argue for their plans to redraw the state’s political boundaries before a panel of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

01/04/2012

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MN Supreme Ct To Hear U Of M’s Appeal Of $1M Award

The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the University of Minnesota’s appeal of a $1 million civil verdict against the school and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach.

12/21/2011

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Parents Look For Help To Block Newborn Blood Sharing

Minnesota’s Attorney General could get involved with the fight to protect the blood of newborns.

12/19/2011

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Minn. High Court Tosses Shutdown Spending Lawsuit

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit from Republican state senators who argued that a district court lacked authority to order continued state spending during last summer’s government shutdown.

11/30/2011

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State’s Claim Over Bridge Collapse Can Proceed

The Minnesota Supreme Court says the state may seek compensation from a California design firm that tried to block lawsuits over the Minneapolis bridge collapse.

11/30/2011

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Minn. Court Backs Families In Handling Of Newborn Blood

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled two lower courts erred in dismissing a lawsuit by nine Minnesota families questioning the Minnesota Department of Health’s handling of blood drawn from newborn babies.

11/16/2011

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Chief Justice ‘Happy To Be In Real Minnesota’

The Minnesota Supreme Court is on the road in Brainerd. The justices are hearing a case at the local high school Wednesday.

10/12/2011

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NFL Suspends Vikings DT Kevin Williams For 2 Games

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, ending a three-year court fight.

09/02/2011

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Kevin Williams Hasn’t Heard About Suspension

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams said Sunday that he has not heard from the NFL about a possible suspension stemming from a weight loss supplement he took three years ago.

07/31/2011

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Supreme Court Won’t Review Weaver Conviction

The Minnesota Supreme Court has declined to review the conviction of a White Bear Lake man convicted of murdering his wife in 1999.

07/21/2011

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Minn. Attorney Suspended For 90 Days For Drugs

Chuck Ramsay of New Brighton was charged with cocaine possession in January 2009 after exhibiting unusual behavior at the courthouse while defending Jack Willis Nissalke.

07/14/2011

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Supreme Court To Review Cirrus Case Over ’03 Crash

The state Supreme Court will review an appeals court ruling in a 2003 plane crash that killed two men in north-central Minnesota.

06/28/2011

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Minn. Supreme Court Takes Arguments To High School

The Minnesota Supreme Court traveled to a Twin Cities area high school Thursday to hear arguments.

05/05/2011

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Supreme Court Takes Arguments To High School

The Minnesota Supreme Court traveled to a Twin Cities area high school Thursday to hear arguments.

05/05/2011

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Bill Could Assign Bodyguards To More Minn. Leaders

More Minnesota leaders could be in line for special security protection under a bipartisan bill coming up on its first legislative hearing.

05/02/2011

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MN Supreme Court Allows NFL To Suspend Williams

The Minnesota Supreme Court has cleared the way for the NFL to suspend Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Pat Williams, perhaps the final chapter in the closely watched anti-doping case.

04/28/2011

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Minn. High Court Narrows Cameras-In-Courts Test

The Minnesota Supreme Court has added a restriction to a two-year pilot program allowing camera coverage of some trial court proceedings.

04/25/2011

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Design Firm Says It Should Be Free Of Bridge Claim

California design firm asked the Minnesota Supreme Court on Monday to block the company from being sued by the state over the deadly 2007 interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people.

04/11/2011

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Media Hope Cameras-In-Court Test Can Expand

News 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.

03/22/2011

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GOP To Ask High Court’s Help In Gov’s Race

Minnesota Republicans are going to court over the state’s undecided governor’s race.

11/17/2010

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