Minnesota

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

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