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484 ABA Journal Minnesota articles.

$75 M Payday Before Judge

An Iowa judge will decide today whether to approve $75 million in attorney fees for two lawyers who settled a class action lawsuit against Microsoft for nearly $180 million.

Microsoft…

Disorderly Conduct is Hot Legal Topic

Legal experts are discussing the elements of a disorderly conduct conviction with the zeal one might expect of appellate attorneys conferring over a death penalty case, as the scandal over…

Senator Recants Restroom Plea

A U.S. senator who recently pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge that arose from a Minneapolis airport restroom sting operation is now recanting.

Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) says…

Lawyer Fights Armed Intruder & Wins

A 37-year-old partner at Faegre & Benson in Minneapolis isn’t just a tough competitor at the table in corporate transactions. Keith Radtke battled a rifle-toting intruder who broke into his…

Promise to Pay for Law School is Enforceable

A Minnesota man who promised to pay for a neighbor to attend law school must ante up, a state appeals court has ruled.

Walter Fields is required to honor his…

Firms Represent Bridge Victims Pro Bono

High-profile firms in Minnesota are pooling together, offering to represent victims of the Aug. 1 Minneapolis interstate bridge collapse for free.

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Big…

Is Possible MN Bridge Design Flaw Nat’l?

Defective construction components known as gusset plates may have helped cause last week’s bridge collapse in Minneapolis, raising concern about other bridges constructed with the same components nationwide.

Hundreds of…

Blame Game Begins in Bridge Tragedy

Although it’s too early to know exactly what caused Wednesday’s horrific rush-hour collapse of the Interstate 35-W bridge in Minneapolis, fingers are pointing in various directions, and some are thinking…

Home S.W.A.T. Home

Casual Comment Causes Commotion as Cops Converge on Confused Customer

$6.7 Mil Awarded in Infant Car Seat Case

A jury in Livingston, Mont., awarded nearly $6.7 million to the family of a 4-month-old who died when his car seat was ejected from his mother’s vehicle six years ago.

Downward Spiral for Minn. Attorney

Only a few years ago, Robert Weisberg seemingly was a successful Minneapolis personal lawyer and businessman.

Now, the 45-year-old has a newly shuttered newsstand chain business and an empty law…

Best Buy Lawyer Says He Altered Documents

An outside attorney defending Best Buy in a consumer class action has admitted he altered discovery documents in the case, prompting his law firm to file a withdrawal motion.

Timothy…

CLE for the Whole Person

Minnesota Supreme Court Gives Full Credit for Classes Emphasizing Self-Reflection