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MCAA Announcements
Monday, September 11, 2017
2017 MCAA Award Nominations »
Each year, at the MCAA Annual Meeting Banquet, certain members of the Association are recognized for their contributions t...
13 hours ago
It's Time To Rethink Sex Offender Registries »
From  Minnesota Lawyer Say what you want about California Gov. Jerry Brown, but never say he’s not brave. He ju...
13 hours ago
Lawsuits Won't Change Clean Power Plan's Fate »
From Minnesota Lawyer Several state attorneys general have announced they will sue to block the Environmental Protec...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Bar Buzz: Supreme Court Overturns Driver's Huffing Conviction »
From Minnesota Lawyer For the time being, at least, huffing and driving do mix, legally speaking. The Minnesota S...
Friday, October 13, 2017
No Easy Fix for Child Protection System »
From Minnesota Lawyer If an Oct. 3 legislative hearing made anything clear, it is that child-protection workers and...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
New Student Group SOS Hopes to Curb Campus Opioid Overdoses »
From Minn Post Students for Opioid Solutions  (SOS), a newly formed national nonprofit dedicated to reducing o...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Minn Supreme Court Announces Two Non-Judicial Representative Vacancies on the ADR Ethics Board »
The Supreme Court seeks applicants for two non-judicial positions on the ADR Ethics Board .  Applicants should be lis...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects Free Speech Appeal in Inver Grove Heights Lunch Lady Sexting »
From Star Tribune The Supreme Court has turned away a free-speech appeal from a former school  lunch server i...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Conviction Upheld in Slaying in Victim's Home »
From Minnesota Lawyer A few days after Thomas Sonnenberg, 69, was shot and killed after letting Devon Parker into hi...
Monday, October 9, 2017
Lawmakers Consider Implications of »
From Minnesota Lawyer Hennepin County Human Services Director Jodi Wentland, left, and Nicollet County Attorney M...
Monday, October 9, 2017
New Biography of Judge Miles Lord Recalls Two Big Cases Involving Health Care Issues »
From Minn Post In an absorbing and page-turning biography, Roberta Walburn describes the remarkable life and career...
Monday, October 9, 2017
FREE CLEs Offered Across MN to Answer Common District Court e-Filing Questions »
The Minnesota Judicial Branch is inviting attorneys and court users to attend a free, one-hour Continuing Legal Education...
Monday, October 9, 2017
Trump Still Hasn't Named A US Attorney For MN, but that Might Not Matter Much »
From Minn Post Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar are concerned about the Donald Trump administration these days....
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Is The Individual Insurance Market in MN Worth Preserving »
From Minnesota Lawyer After a long delay, the  federal government approved  the “ innovation waiver ”...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
First Person Sentenced under Minnesota's Revenge Porn Law »
A man charged under Minnesota's "revenge porn" law after posting nude pictures of his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced.&nb...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Teacher-Student Sex Not Always Illegal in MN »
From KARE 11 A county prosecutor is calling for a change in Minnesota law - to make it illegal for teachers to have...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: On Connections, Hope and Healing »
From Minn Post Fact: One in three U.S. women has been or will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime.&nb...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Conviction Partially Reversed On Unlawfully Enhanced Sentence »
From Minnesota Lawyer A man convicted on several counts of sex-related crime will get a new sentencing hearing thank...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
MN Health Commissioner: CHIP Failure Calls Reliability of Federal Partners Into Question »
From Route Fifty Congress missed the deadline to  reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program  at...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
In Wealthy Nations of the Western World, U.S. Leads by Far in Gun Homicides »
From Minn Post Among the rich, Western industrialized nations of the world, the US is some kind of exceptional in t...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
One of Minnesota's Favorite Deduction Is in Jeopardy Under the Republican Tax Plan »
From Minn Post The Republican Party’s message on their plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code has been straightforward:...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
U. S. Supreme Court won’t hear Minnesota sex offender case »
SCOTUS confirmed on Monday , October 2,  it will not take on Karsjens v. Piper, the case at the center of the debate...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Order regarding proposed amendments to the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts »
Read the order here Any person or organization wishing to provide written comments in support of or in opposition t...
Monday, October 2, 2017
MN Supreme Court October Calendar »
Monday, October 2, 2017 Supreme Court Courtroom, State Capitol Building, Second Floor Nichole Cox, Appellant vs....
Monday, October 2, 2017
We Need The President To Enact An Opioid State Of Emergency »
From Minn Post On Sept. 18, Minnesota Rep. Dave Baker and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt  sent a letter  ...
Monday, October 2, 2017
US Supreme Court Kicks Off Blockbuster Term »
From CNN A full-strength Supreme Court will take the bench Monday for what could be the most consequential term in...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Order regarding proposed amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure »
Read the order here Any person or organization wishing to provide comments in support of or in opposition to the pr...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Order Regarding Proposed Amendments To The Minnesota Rules on Lawyer Registration »
To read the order, please click here. Click  here for Minnesota Lawyer's summary of the proposed changes .
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Constitution Is Passing Trump Stress Test »
From Minnesota Lawyer As Donald Trump’s administration enters its ninth month, it’s worth considering a surprising p...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Judges Appear Split in "Making a Murderer Trial" »
From Minnesota Lawyer CHICAGO — A federal appellate judge hearing arguments Tuesday in Chicago about whether investi...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Trumps New Travel Ban Could Win Over Justices »
Can the addition of North Korea and Venezuela save President Donald Trump’s third travel ban from the constitutional flaws...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Hoping to Make Police Less Intimidating to Immigrants »
From Minn Post On a recent morning, Kelly Martin, an analyst with the Minneapolis Police Department, sat across from...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Homicides Way Down in MN for 2016 Bucking National Data »
From Star Tribune Bucking an overall national two-year trend, Minnesota saw no change in violent crime rates last ye...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Little Falls May Inform National Model For Reducing Opioid Dependence »
From Star Tribune Before the rising toll of opioid overdoses was labeled an epidemic, and before the death of pop st...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Emergency System Rolling Out at the Capitol »
From Minnesota Lawyer The State Patrol is implementing a “ mass notification ” system that will transmit direct aler...

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