Lawsuit Alleges MPD Officer Punched Teen In Face, Held Him In Detention Without CauseA teenager whose arrest earlier this year was recorded and posted on social media has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging a Minneapolis police officer punched him in the face, and police detained him without probable cause.
Nurse Sues For Emotional Trauma In 2019 Lake Minnetonka Murder-SuicideThe nurse who discovered the bodies of a prominent Minnesota businessman and his wife in a 2019 murder-suicide case is suing their estate and seeking damages for emotional trauma.
Judge Temporarily Halts New Police Use Of Force StandardsA judge has temporarily halted Minnesota's updated use-of-force standards for peace officers amidst a lawsuit filed by the state's largest law enforcement groups.
Family Of Joseph Gomm Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against MINNCOR IndustriesThe family of a murdered Minnesota corrections officer is suing the company that operates the workshop at Stillwater Prison.
The Family of Leneal Frazier Demands Justice; Asks AG To Take CaseThe family of Leneal Frazier is calling for justice after Frazier died in a Minneapolis squad car collision.
White MN Farmers Sue USDA For Racial Discrimination Amid New Debt Relief Program Targeting POCThe Upper Midwest Law Center has filed a lawsuit against the USDA loan forgiveness program claiming it openly discriminates against White farmers.
Law Enforcement Groups Sue Gov. Walz Over Justified Use Of Deadly Force LawMinnesota's largest law enforcement organizations filed a lawsuit against Gov. Tim Walz and the state on Friday, alleging that the changes made during the 2020 legislative session around the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers are unconstitutional.
SCOTUS Backs Minnesota Amish In Fight Over Septic Tanks“In this country, neither the Amish nor anyone else should have to choose between their farms and their faith,” Justice Neil Gorsuch said.
Lawsuit: City, County Officials Violated Rights Of HomelessA lawsuit accuses officials in Minneapolis and Hennepin County of violating the civil rights of people in homeless encampments when they conducted sweeps that displaced them and put their health at risk.
Minnesota Voter Advocacy Group Sues Minneapolis Over Election GrantA Minnesota voter advocacy group is suing Minneapolis to block it from accepting money to help cover a shortfall in funding to carry out the November election amid the coronavirus pandemic.
AG Ellison Shuts Down Alleged Sham Charity FundraiserAttorney General Keith Ellison has helped shut down a fundraising operation that allegedly scammed customers out of millions of dollars.
Minn. AG Ellison Sues Trump Administration Over Change To Federal Environmental LawMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison joined a coalition of 22 states, territories, and local agencies in suing the Trump Administration challenging unlawful changes to federal environmental laws enacted over 50 years ago.
Churches, Businesses File Another Lawsuit Challenging MasksGov. Tim Walz is facing yet another lawsuit challenging his statewide mask mandate.
Wisconsin Coffee Shop Sues Over Face Mask OrdinanceA coffee shop in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin that declared itself a “mask-free zone” is suing local officials over an ordinance requiring the wearing of face coverings inside businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
ACLU Lawsuit Alleges Law Enforcement Used Excessive Force During George Floyd ProtestsProtesters were teargassed, pepper-sprayed, and shot with foam bullets and flashbangs without warning or orders to leave, the suit claims.