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487 ABA Journal Minnesota articles.

Cruelty Charge Over Pet Pig’s Weight Gain

While being cared for by a sitter as her owner was recovering from ankle surgery, a pet pig in Minnesota did what came naturally. She ate. And ate. And ate…

Victims Seek 9/11-Style Fund in Bridge Case

Victims injured by a Minneapolis bridge collapse earlier this year are asking the government to establish a 9/11-style compensation fund to cover their medical expenses and pay a currently unspecified…

Lawyers ‘Shake Their Groove Things’ in Charity Fundraiser

Lawyers will be rocking for to raise money for legal services for the poor at a Minneapolis charity event this evening called “Attractive Nuisance.”

Eight bands will perform, and each…

Pedestrian Appeals Disorderly Conduct Case

It isn’t just Sen. Larry Craig who’s changed his mind about pleading guilty to a disorderly conduct charge. The case of Brooklyn man who spent a night in jail after…

Damages ‘Offensive’ in Music Piracy Case, Motion Says

The lawyer for a woman assessed $222,000 in damages for illegally sharing downloaded music contends in a motion for a new trial that the amount is constitutionally excessive.

The judgment…

Larry Craig Files Appeal in Sex Sting Case

Sen. Larry Craig is asking a Minnesota appeals court to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea to disorderly conduct in connection with an airport bathroom sex sting.

Today’s four-page…

Insurer Settles Senior Annuity Suit

Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America has agreed to settle a lawsuit that contended the company sold annuities to senior citizens that locked up their money for as long…

Law Firm Sues for Bridge Collapse Documents

A law firm that represents victims of the Minneapolis interstate bridge collapse has filed a freedom of information lawsuit seeking access to engineering documents.

Minneapolis law firm Oct 5, 2007 2:57 PM CDT

Record Labels Win Anti-Piracy Verdict

In a huge win for the recording industry, a federal jury in Minnesota decided that a woman who illegally downloaded music owes a whopping $222,000 for copyright infringement.

The

Judge: Sen. Craig Can’t Withdraw Guilty Plea

Updated: In a ruling that could sound the death knell for Sen. Larry Craig’s career in office, a Minnesota judge has ruled that the Idaho Republican can’t withdraw his guilty…

A Denial and a Low-Budget Defense in RIAA Trial

The woman accused of sharing a couple dozen copyrighted songs on the KaZaA file sharing service says she didn’t do it, but she can’t afford an expert to explain why…

Accused File-Sharer Won’t Back Down

Jammie Thomas is among 26,000 or so people who were sued by the music industry as part of a campaign to stop the illegal sharing of online music files.

But…

A More Approachable Bench

‘Legal Wonk’: What Larry Craig Wants, Court Can’t Give

If Sen. Larry Craig is lucky, a Minnesota judge, as expected, will refuse to let him revoke his guilty plea to a disorderly conduct charge.

That’s because a trial over…

No Ruling on Craig Restroom Plea Issue

After a hearing today over Sen. Larry Craig’s request to withdraw his guilty plea in a Minnesota restroom sex sting case, the judge is not expected to rule until next…

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