Minnesota

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

Law Schools

William Mitchell launches new law school hybrid, welcomes 85 students for 1 week of on-campus class

Business of Law

After 44 years at law firm, name partner to lead a 3-partner team elsewhere

Family Law

Couple who championed Hannah’s Law after daughter’s death are charged in felony benefits case

Labor & Employment

EEOC sues Honeywell, says wellness program medical testing violates ADA

Bankruptcy Law

Settlement saves convicted attorney from making lengthy handcuffed trip to testify about law firm

Criminal Justice

Ex-nurse gets jail time for ‘assisting’ suicide in comments made on Internet chat boards

Criminal Justice

Police arrest suspect charged in Boston Scientific lawyer’s murder after citizen spots him on foot

Criminal Justice

Reward now $40K for suspect charged in lawyer’s slaying; police describe identifying quirks

Criminal Justice

Police say suspect in lawyer’s murder may have robbed bank; local airport is blocked during search

Criminal Justice

New wanted poster offers $10K reward for man charged with murder of Boston Scientific chief counsel

Criminal Justice

Top lawyer for tech company is slain; ex-roommate who lost eviction case is sought as suspect

Media & Communications Law

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir

Business of Law

3 partners of well-known firm injured in car crash while attending annual meeting

Evidence

Burglary suspect busted because he left his Facebook page open on victim’s computer, police say

White-Collar Crime

Attorney convicted of laundering proceeds from marijuana operation