Minnesota

Trials & Litigation

Right-to-die group fined $30,000 for assisting Minnesota woman’s suicide

First Amendment

Student suspended for two-word tweet may sue school district and police chief, judge rules

Appellate Practice

6th Circuit criticizes lawyer’s ‘outlandish’ comparisons, tosses challenge to lawn mowing fine

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge in Minnesota kicks ‘Deflategate’ case back to NYC counterpart

International Law

US seeks to question Minnesota dentist in shooting of Cecil the lion

Corporate Law

Decades-old contract lets historic Dairy Queen apply ‘rogue ice-cream rules’

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for failing to disclose Paris trip that led to missed court dates

Real Estate & Property Law

Man sued for sawing neighbor’s garage in half isn’t liable, judge rules

Legal Ethics

$200K sanction could close my law firm, lawyer tells court

Criminal Justice

Final Exit Network is convicted for assisting suicide

Labor & Employment

As same-sex marriage gains ground, some employers cut benefits for same-sex couples who don’t wed

Trials & Litigation

Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud scheme

Business of Law

Robins Kaplan to close Atlanta office; firm is ‘working on a transition plan’ for 12 lawyers

Trials & Litigation

Employer ordered to pay $270K plus $2.1M in attorney’s fees, federal judge rules

Law Schools

Two law profs sue William Mitchell over proposed changes to tenure policy as law school merger looms

Criminal Justice

Suspended lawyer gets 5 years in money-laundering case; man who gave him the money gets 30 months

Legislation & Lobbying

‘Radical reform’ to state law would allow couples to divorce outside court, if approved

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge: NFL commissioner and arbitrator erred in suspending ex-Vikings player Adrian Peterson

Law Schools

Once rivals, two Minnesota law schools announce plans to merge

Criminal Justice

Lawyers for accused terrorist recruit seek his release pending trial in exchange for civic training