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Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action
    Recently, I attended the University of Minnesota’s celebration of “40 Years of Gopher Justice,” an event honoring the institution’s University Student Legal Service (“USLS”), a non-profit organization that…
  • Oct 17

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?
    A tv commercial for yet another hotel booking website just caught my eye, called getaroom: This one was founded by a pair of lawyers, in fact, the same duo that founded Hotels.com. I was left wondering whether getaroom is…
  • Oct 16

    Former Rutgers Player Sues Alma Mater Over Nickname

    Former Rutgers Player Sues Alma Mater Over Nickname
    Moving along from Steve’s post on our alma mater of the University of Iowa, a former Rutgers football player has a more negative view of his former school. A few years ago, the Rutgers football program started allowing position groups…
Rank this Week: 79

Aviation Law Discussions

Aviation Law Discussions

Covers aviation law, safety and security. By Reigel & Associates Ltd.

http://www.aerolegalservices.com/AviationLawDiscussions.shtml
  • Oct 13

    Flight School Security Awareness Training: Are You In Compliance?

    Flight School Security Awareness Training: Are You In Compliance?
    After 9/11, the TSA determined that flight schools and flight instructors were in a position to help provide security in the aviation environment. As a result, the TSA enacted regulations requiring both flight schools and independent CFIs to…
  • Sep 8

    Pencil Whipping Has No Business In Aviation

    Pencil Whipping Has No Business In Aviation
    To this day, I am still amazed at the number of pilots and aviation professionals I run into who think it is OK to "pencil whip" a document. Some pilots trying to build time toward their next certificates/ratings may add "parker pen time" to…
  • Aug 2

    What Should You Do When ATC Asks You To Call?

    What Should You Do When ATC Asks You To Call?
    If you ever find yourself in this position, it is important to understand that you do not have to make that call. You are under no legal obligation (regulation or otherwise) to place the call. The request is not an ATC instruction under FAR…
Rank this Week: 165

Unique Estate Law Blog

Unique Estate Law Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://uniqueestatelaw.com/lawyer/blog/Unique_Estate_Law_Blog.htm
  • Oct 1

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?
    A will sets out whom you would like to get your property when you pass away. It also appoints someone who will settle your estate on your behalf. While you can certainly plan your estate without a will, a will is often considered one of the…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
Rank this Week: 282

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?
    A DUI can be a costly mistake, but you don’t have to let a drunk driving charge lead to the loss of your job or the need to drop out of school because you no longer have a valid driver’s license. Minnesota offers some different…
  • Oct 17

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest
    Readers, Once again we’re asking for your help to push us to the top of the charts in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest. This is the most competitive year on record, so we’re hoping you can help push The…
  • Oct 16

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota
    Synthetic drugs have become more popular in recent years as individuals and businesses have tried to get around some of the laws that govern illegal drug use. Lawmakers quickly closed loopholes after overdoses from these synthetic drugs…
Rank this Week: 897

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Oct 17

    The Bed Battle is on.

    The Bed Battle is on.
    Update (October 17, 2017): The extraordinarily hard-fought and long-standing civil litigation (trademark litigation, to be specific) between Minnesota bed behemoth, Select Comfort, and a smaller on-line bed-selling competitor, Personal Touch…
  • Oct 16

    The Corporate Indemnification Statute Can Be Hard for Some to Swallow.

    The Corporate Indemnification Statute Can Be Hard for Some to Swallow.
    Imagine you are a business, a corporation, and you sell off part of your business to one of your executives. After the sale, you are convinced that the buyer, your former fellow shareholder, ripped you off to the tune of millions of dollars…
  • Oct 13

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kenneth U. Udoboik

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kenneth U. Udoboik
    Mr. Kenneth Udoibok’s passions, it seems, are justice and empowerment. He’s a 20+ year solo Minnesota litigator who focuses on criminal defense, police brutality,  employment cases and insurance coverage cases. He fights for…
Rank this Week: 604

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
Rank this Week: 484

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

Bankruptcy Truth Blog

By Walker & Walker Law Offices PLLC.

http://bankruptcytruth.com/blog
  • Oct 19

    Toys R Us Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Toys R Us Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Following on from the news that Toys R Us filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy  in September, we thought we’d explain more about why a company would file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, and how it compares a person filing for Chapter 7…
  • Oct 10

    Time of Day Money Saving Tip

    Time of Day Money Saving Tip
    Thinking about the time of day you do things can help you save money too. Here’s what we think you should think about. 1. Get up on time Probably the most unpopular suggestion, but getting up on time can actually save you money. Sounds…
  • Sep 26

    Your rights as a Minnesotan in the Equifax data breach

    Your rights as a Minnesotan in the Equifax data breach
    WHAT HAPPENED? You have probably heard that Equifax, one of the 3 big nationwide credit reporting companies, recently had a huge data breach. Some 143 million Americans have had their information compromised. Considering that there were 323.1…
Rank this Week: 1893

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

This blog will thoroughly explain the process of bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    (Video) 2 Things Every Minnesotan Should Know Before Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    (Video) 2 Things Every Minnesotan Should Know Before Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The humility of being alive. Overwhelming debt can pose a problem for anyone- literally anyone. Don’t think you are immune from this happening to you because you are not. Each year, nearly 15,000 Minnesotans file bankruptcy as a result…
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is It And What Happens When You File?

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is It And What Happens When You File?
    While most Minnesota residents are familiar with the concept of bankruptcy, the nuances between the different types can still be confusing. At Kain & Scott, we offer our Minnesota clients both Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13…
  • Oct 17

    How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Helps You Get a Fresh Start

    How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Helps You Get a Fresh Start
    While most Minnesota residents are familiar with the concept of bankruptcy, the nuances between the different types can still be confusing. At Kain & Scott, we offer our Minnesota clients both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This…
Rank this Week: 1583

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

The MN Bankruptcy Blog

Explains the process of MN Bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations. By Kain & Scott, P.A.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    (Video) 2 Things Every Minnesotan Should Know Before Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    (Video) 2 Things Every Minnesotan Should Know Before Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    The humility of being alive. Overwhelming debt can pose a problem for anyone- literally anyone. Don’t think you are immune from this happening to you because you are not. Each year, nearly 15,000 Minnesotans file bankruptcy as a result…
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is It And What Happens When You File?

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What Is It And What Happens When You File?
    While most Minnesota residents are familiar with the concept of bankruptcy, the nuances between the different types can still be confusing. At Kain & Scott, we offer our Minnesota clients both Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13…
  • Oct 17

    How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Helps You Get a Fresh Start

    How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Helps You Get a Fresh Start
    While most Minnesota residents are familiar with the concept of bankruptcy, the nuances between the different types can still be confusing. At Kain & Scott, we offer our Minnesota clients both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This…
Rank this Week: 1998

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?
    A DUI can be a costly mistake, but you don’t have to let a drunk driving charge lead to the loss of your job or the need to drop out of school because you no longer have a valid driver’s license. Minnesota offers some different…
  • Oct 17

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest
    Readers, Once again we’re asking for your help to push us to the top of the charts in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest. This is the most competitive year on record, so we’re hoping you can help push The…
  • Oct 16

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota
    Synthetic drugs have become more popular in recent years as individuals and businesses have tried to get around some of the laws that govern illegal drug use. Lawmakers quickly closed loopholes after overdoses from these synthetic drugs…
Rank this Week: 3060

Kunkle Law Blog

Kunkle Law Blog

Covers trademark, copyright and entertainment law. By Kenneth L. Kunkle.

http://kunklelaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Halloween Trademarks 2017 Edition

    Halloween Trademarks 2017 Edition
    While no one asked for it – here it is – 2017 Edition of Spooky Trademarks.  SHRED BUNDY – Tasteless on so many levels   LIFE AND DEATH – That’s just weird – listed services sound very…
  • Oct 13

    Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Establish a Group Registration for Unpublished Work

    Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Establish a Group Registration for Unpublished Work
    NewsNet Issue 686 October 12, 2017 Copyright Office Proposes Rule to Establish a Group Registration for Unpublished Works The United States Copyright Office is proposing to create a new group registration option for a limited number of…
  • Oct 10

    Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers – Q&A

    Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers – Q&A
    I’m a Teacher, so copyright laws don’t apply – Right?? Answer “Face to Face” exception Well – sometimes.  While it is true that there are exceptions to the rules regarding use of copyright protected…
Rank this Week: 3681

epilawg

epilawg

Provides insight for planning the resolution of your own story through thoughtful estate planning.

http://epilawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3154

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Oct 17

    34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment

    34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment
    The post 34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Getting denied unemployment benefits calls for an appeal.  Unfortunately, there are 34 jobs that always get denied because Minnesota views them as…
  • Oct 2

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment
    The post Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Wages in terms of unemployment benefits are significant.  The more money we earned, the more in unemployment benefits we can receive.  The…
  • Sep 28

    Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed

    Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed
    The post Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Snake oil is a medical term that means of little value.  In other words, a treatment that offers little value is viewed as snake oil. [Read More] The post…
Rank this Week: 2029

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1584

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    What if My DWI Breath Test Results are Wrong?

    What if My DWI Breath Test Results are Wrong?
    Under Minnesota law (Minn. Stat. Chap. 169A), if you are stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence or otherwise impaired by drugs or alcohol and blow higher than .08 in a breathalyzer then you will be charged with DWI. Breathalyzer…
  • Oct 1

    Marijuana Legalization in Minnesota: An Impending Reality?

    Marijuana Legalization in Minnesota: An Impending Reality?
    Three years ago, Minnesota’s endeavor into medical marijuana legalization became one of the country’s most restrictive programs. Consequently, patients who were unable to afford state-approved marijuana turned to the estimated…
  • Sep 20

    Minnesota’s DWI Courts and Funding

    Minnesota’s DWI Courts and Funding
    Minnesota’s DWI court program focuses on eliminating repeat DWI/DUI offenses to protect Minnesotans from the dangers of drunk driving. Programs like this have been shown to effectively reduce recidivism and jail time for repeat…
Rank this Week: 2512

Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

Law blog for Minnesota-based firm covering family issues - whether custody, divorce, or child support.

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 10

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them
    Divorce challenges people emotionally, financially, spiritually and logistically. Separating from someone you once loved (and possibly still do) is never simple. However, some situations are irreducibly more complex than others. An amicable…
  • Sep 25

    Starting a Podcast About Your Divorce: Dos and Don’t

    Starting a Podcast About Your Divorce: Dos and Don’t
    Today’s technology driven world makes it easier than ever to reach out—and simultaneously can easily make you feel lost, alone and rudderless. How can you use social media constructively during a separation—to vent your…
  • Sep 17

    Life After Divorce: Who Pays for College?

    Life After Divorce: Who Pays for College?
    Since the dawn of time (okay, not that long) parents have stressed about how to cover the costs of higher education for their children. This issue becomes even more salient in light of a divorce. Single or married parents may choose to fund a…
Rank this Week: 2069

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    2018 MN Legislative Session to Examine DWI? Man’s 28th Charge Has Lawmakers Talking

    2018 MN Legislative Session to Examine DWI? Man’s 28th Charge Has Lawmakers Talking
    A Minnesota man’s 28th DWI arrest is sparking a conversation surrounding state DWI law among state legislators, according to a recent report from KARE11. 64-year-old Danny Bettcher was taken into custody on September 28th after leaving…
  • Sep 26

    Statewide DWI Crackdown Yields 1,370 Arrest

    Statewide DWI Crackdown Yields 1,370 Arrest
    Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota recently combined efforts to conduct a 17-day drunk driving crackdown. Over 300 agencies were involved in the operation, which the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic…
  • Aug 15

    MI State Supreme Court: Driving On Private Property Is DWI-Worthy

    MI State Supreme Court: Driving On Private Property Is DWI-Worthy
    Driving a vehicle while intoxicated on private property is indeed a violation of Michigan DWI law, the state’s supreme court ruled in July. The case stems from the March 2014 arrest of a Michigan man from Northville. Cops were alerted…
Rank this Week: 2506

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    2018 MN Legislative Session to Examine DWI? Man’s 28th Charge Has Lawmakers Talking

    2018 MN Legislative Session to Examine DWI? Man’s 28th Charge Has Lawmakers Talking
    A Minnesota man’s 28th DWI arrest is sparking a conversation surrounding state DWI law among state legislators, according to a recent report from KARE11. 64-year-old Danny Bettcher was taken into custody on September 28th after leaving…
  • Sep 26

    Statewide DWI Crackdown Yields 1,370 Arrest

    Statewide DWI Crackdown Yields 1,370 Arrest
    Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota recently combined efforts to conduct a 17-day drunk driving crackdown. Over 300 agencies were involved in the operation, which the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic…
  • Aug 15

    MI State Supreme Court: Driving On Private Property Is DWI-Worthy

    MI State Supreme Court: Driving On Private Property Is DWI-Worthy
    Driving a vehicle while intoxicated on private property is indeed a violation of Michigan DWI law, the state’s supreme court ruled in July. The case stems from the March 2014 arrest of a Michigan man from Northville. Cops were alerted…
Rank this Week: 1735

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Great Activities to Do with the Kids in Minnesota in October

    Great Activities to Do with the Kids in Minnesota in October
    October is one of the most beautiful months of the year in Minnesota. The temperatures are perfect, and fall color lights the sky. Make the most of your visitation time by engaging in one of these fun activities this month: Visit a Pumpkin…
  • Sep 20

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law
    The Family Law Show returns, with a summary of the issues involved in obtaining, or defending against, an Order for Protection or Harassment Restraining Order. The conduct giving rise to either Order may impact litigants in three types of…
  • Sep 13

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage
    Divorce inevitably creates heartbreak. That’s an irreducible part of the process. But the extent of the mental and emotional suffering depends sensitively not just on the divorce process but also on what happened in the relationship…
Rank this Week: 3970

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 4465

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
  • Oct 3

    Don't buy the myth

    Don't buy the myth
    As is my custom, I did not look at the news yesterday morning before I walked to work. So I was in a good mood when I passed the security guard in lobby of the building where I work.  My mood got even better when I noticed the guard had…
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
Rank this Week: 2779

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

Covers Minnesota family conflict and divorce issues. By Carl Arnold.

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Sep 28

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?
    Despite India’s steep economic growth in the recent past, maternal mortality rates continue to remain shockingly high, accounting for 20% of global maternal deaths, as of 2010. While the western and southern states of India show a…
  • Sep 9

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Sep 5

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine
    A heart-warming tale about falling head over heels, literally and emotionally, in the French Alps. An account of two teenagers, brought together by a botched attempt to impress and how they were reminded that safety is all…
Rank this Week: 3804

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Focused on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, with an emphasis on federal tax and Minnesota nonprofit legal issues.

http://rubriclegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    More on unrelated business income

    More on unrelated business income
    The theme of the week on the Rubric legal blog is unrelated business taxable income (see yesterday’s post) and the ways that it can impact a nonprofit organization.  The IRS... The post More on unrelated business income appeared…
  • Sep 27

    When your unrelated business is a hobby…

    When your unrelated business is a hobby…
      Back in 2013, the IRS released the final report of the College and University Compliance Project and one of the important takeaways for institutions of higher education was that... The post When your unrelated business is a…
  • Sep 20

    New LLC Act

    New LLC Act
    For owners of Minnesota LLCs that were formed prior to August 1, 2015 and have not yet checked in regarding whether law changes could impact their LLC beginning January 1st... The post New LLC Act appeared first on Rubric Legal.
Rank this Week: 1930

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
  • Apr 19

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?
    The hashtag has become an ever-present aspect of social media, spreading across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and more.   Originally developed on Twitter, a hashtag is a word or a phrase following the pound sign used…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement
    If you have a product or own a business, it can be difficult in this day and age to come up with a unique name. This is especially true if your first or last name is part of the company name — it is unlikely there aren’t at least…
Rank this Week: 1571

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Sep 25

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the infamous entity known as National Collegiate Student Loan Trust. The lawsuit points to three main allegations against NCSLT: (1) it sued people for debts that…
  • May 9

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?
    Over the last few years, National Collegiate Student Loan Trust has been brought hundreds of debt collection lawsuits against Minnesota citizens. If you’ve been sued by National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, here’s what you…
  • Mar 22

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?

    Can I remove negative, but accurate, info from my credit report?
    Generally, you don’t have the right to remove negative accurate information from your credit report. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, creditors and credit reporting agencies are free to report negative information…
Rank this Week: 3435

Milavetzlaw Blog

Milavetzlaw Blog

Covers personal injury and bankruptcy law. By Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A.

http://www.milavetzlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    How Can A Traumatic Brain Injury Be Mild?

    How Can A Traumatic Brain Injury Be Mild?
    Many medical diagnoses and serious injuries can have complex names or counter-intuitive descriptions. People often get confused or misinterpret what their actual injury means. A common source of confusion is when a concussion or traumatic…
  • Sep 20

    Pedestrians Face Danger On Minnesota Road

    Pedestrians Face Danger On Minnesota Road
    Pedestrian accidents most often lead to catastrophic injuries due to both the violent impact itself and the fact that pedestrians are typically wearing no protection against the collision. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these injuries…
  • Aug 22

    How Deadly Are Trench Collapses?

    How Deadly Are Trench Collapses?
    While most people understand that construction sites are among the most dangerous work environments, they might not realize where the hazards actually come from. A significant portion of work accidents and construction fatalities are the…
Rank this Week: 2581

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Sep 13

    Right of First Refusal

    Right of First Refusal
    When separated co-parents establish the grounds rules for their parenting schedule, it is common to include a “right of first refusal.”  The right of first refusal allows an “off-duty” parent to care for the…
  • Jul 26

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)
    For many couples, it is easy to resolve the issue of “stuff.”  Many items of personal property naturally “belong” to one party or the other, especially when each party is involved in different hobbies and leisure…
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)
    Most uncontested divorces involve no real estate.  If the parties own real estate, it is a potentially complicating factor.  In fact, my earlier proposition (in The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1) – that an uncontested…
Rank this Week: 4007

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Aug 31

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)
    The beginnings of Minnesota’s judicial system could hardly be more humble. In fact, its central player was anything but a respected legal figure. Minnesota was established as a territory in 1849.  Prior to…
  • Aug 16

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable
    Last weekend the Minnesota Capitol hosted its open house to celebrate its recent extensive renovation and remodel project,  yet some might be surprised that the 112 year old building is actually Minnesota’s third…
  • Aug 4

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?
    We probably take our easy access to state court materials for granted, what with much electronic access offered in all Minnesota courthouses, backed up with archived material at the State Law Library.  On the other hand, how do…
Rank this Week: 2439

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Does It Matter Who I See For A Minneapolis Workers Compensation Shoulder Injury?

    Does It Matter Who I See For A Minneapolis Workers Compensation Shoulder Injury?
    I've had the opportunity to work with dozens of orthopedic shoulder surgeons across Minnesota but there are some that stand out above the rest.  Hands down my favorite group is the team of shoulder specialists with Sports and Orthopedic…
  • Jun 15

    New legislation affecting permanent total…

    New legislation affecting permanent total disability workers compensation claimsThe new law applies to:Injured workers with dates of injury before August 13, 2014 (or their dependents and legal heirs) whose permanent total disability (PTD)…
  • Mar 4

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?
    Though I've been a Minnesota workers compensation attorney my entire legal career, that's the very same question I asked myself nearly 20 years ago.  Do I need lumbar spine surgery.I was injured at work and despite conservative care, my…
Rank this Week: 3853

Cutting Red Tape for Veterans

Cutting Red Tape for Veterans

Covers appeals and benefits for military veterans. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/laws-for-veterans/
  • Jul 19

    Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota

    Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota
    The post Business While Deployed is a Little Easier in Minnesota appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Managing a business while deployed is an awful stress.  I would think most military business owners know how difficult it might be to keep…
  • Jul 17

    Developing Claims and Other VA Dutie

    Developing Claims and Other VA Dutie
    The post Developing Claims and Other VA Duties appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. VA Duties come in all shapes and sizes.  A VA duty is an obligation with no wiggle room.  In other words, the Veterans Administration is [Read More] The…
  • Jul 14

    Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claim

    Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claim
    The post Effective Dates for Veterans Appealing Their PTSD Claims appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Military veterans seeking PTSD claims need their symptoms recorded through medical records.  Effective dates for a VA claim help veterans…
Rank this Week: 2028

MN Bankruptcy Blog

MN Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Minnesota bankruptcy topics, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, assets, and the filing process. By David J. Kelly.

http://mn-bankruptcy.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row

    Named in Top 25 Minneapolis Bankruptcy Lawyers Second Year in a Row
    In 2016 when I was first contacted by Expertise.com I was very skeptical, as evidenced by what I posted here at that time.  I have received all sorts of scam emails from one outfit or another which try to get attention by announcing that…
  • May 20

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession

    US Households Owe Record Amount – More Than During Recession
    The New York Times and the Associated Press have been reporting new statistics just released by the “New York Fed.” I’m sorry, but I talk Minnesotan and “New York Fed” is not something in my vocabulary.  So…
  • Mar 18

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Nothing is More Expensive Than A Cheap Bankruptcy Lawyer
    Recently I had a bankruptcy case where a seemingly small and innocent circumstance turned up after the case was filed. It seemed normal to my client at the time and certainly not dishonest in any way.  It wasn’t illegal, immoral or…
Rank this Week: 3314

German Law Group Blog

German Law Group Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.germanlawgroup.com/
  • May 30

    Which Type of IRA is Right for You?

    Which Type of IRA is Right for You?
    Previously, retirement planning focused on an employer sponsored pension and Social Security retirement benefits. The concept of lifetime employment, however, is largely a thing of the past, which also makes pensions a thing of the past.…
  • May 25

    The Need for Medicaid Planning

    The Need for Medicaid Planning
    Estate planning should involve more than simply deciding how your estate assets will be distributed upon your death. In fact, a well thought out estate plan should also protect, and help grow, those assets while you are alive and ensure that…
  • May 23

    The Guardianship Proce

    The Guardianship Proce
    If you are an adult child, one of the most painful moments in your lifetime will be when you realize your mother or father is no longer able to safely care for himself/herself. Whether the cause is physical injury, Alzheimer’s, or the…
Rank this Week: 2339

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 2536

Arrigoni Law Blog

Arrigoni Law Blog

Covers Minnesota family law.

http://arrigonilawoffice.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children

    Parental Alienation Issues Negatively Impact Children
    A very troublesome issue in some Custody and Parenting Time disputes and Divorces is when a parent intentionally attempts to alienate the children from the other parent. Trying to prove the alienation can be difficult as often there are…
  • Feb 14

    Spousal Maintenance And Income

    Spousal Maintenance And Income
    In Curtis v. Curtis, A14-1841,  (Minn 2016) the Supreme Court reaffirmed  that a trial court has broad discretion to consider investment income to determine whether a spouse is need of spousal maintenance. In Curtis, the husband…
  • Aug 29

    Pitfalls In Handling Your Own Divorce

    Pitfalls In Handling Your Own Divorce
    I have seen an increase in people trying to draft their own Divorce Judgment and Decree, which often leads to numerous problems and additional fees and expense to redraft the Decree or for the need to move to amend it because of…
Rank this Week: 1700

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
  • Feb 2

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?
    MANTENGA SILENCIO… es su derecho No diga nada o diga que quiere hablar con un(a) abogado(a) No conteste preguntas, ni diga donde nació ni como llego a los Estados Unidos No mienta No muestre documentos falsos No lleve consigo…
  • Jan 19

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.
    Por Marisela E. Cantu, abogada http://www.cantuattorney.com Temporada de impuestos es sobre nosotros, y estamos todos tratando de maximizar nuestra rentabilidad o minimizar nuestros pagos lo mejor que podamos. Una forma de hacerlo es diciendo…
  • Oct 10

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.
    Usted considerando adoptar un relativo pero no saben si la ley lo considera como un pariente del niño que desea adoptar.  Según las leyes de adopción en el estado de Minnesota que es pariente de un niño…
Rank this Week: 3860

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has been very aggressive in auditing employers over the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees.  Properly classifying workers is important for employers to avoid hefty…
  • Dec 21

    Workers Want Their Own Workspace

    Workers Want Their Own Workspace
    The trend is shifting back to employees wanting their own workspace.  This is a shift away from more open work areas with shared desks, community areas, and collaborative workspaces.  Research has shown workers now want their own…
  • Nov 30

    Creative New Job Perk

    Creative New Job Perk
    Earlier this year, I wrote a blog about a new workplace benefit – student loan debt relief.  Now, it seems employers are again thinking outside the box with respect to employee benefits.  The latest workplace benefits…
Rank this Week: 3618

Minnesota Social Security…

Minnesota Social Security Disability Secrets

Discusses social security disability benefits for injured and disabled Minnesotans. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnsocialsecuritydisabilitysecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Can I Receive Both Minnesota Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability?

    Can I Receive Both Minnesota Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability?
    The short answer is YES, in most instances you can receive both but there are many variables that are extremely complex.In 1965 the Social Security Act was amended requiring that SSDI benefits be reduced when the injured worker is…
  • Nov 11

    Can I Collect Minnesota Workers Compensation AND Social Security Disability?

    Can I Collect Minnesota Workers Compensation AND Social Security Disability?
    YES you can depending upon why you received workers compensation benefits and why you were awarded social security disability benefits.  We frequently have clients with workers compensation injuries who later qualify for social security…
  • Feb 19

    How Do I Testify At My Social Security Disability Hearing?

    How Do I Testify At My Social Security Disability Hearing?
    In short; truthfully!  This is probably your last chance to convince a office of disability and review (ODAR) judge that you are able to perform sustained gainful employment.  This is not the time to be too proud or boastful due to…
Rank this Week: 3854

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

http://mottazlaw.com/workers-comp-lawyer-blog/
  • Apr 4

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting
    I have written on this subject before; however, it bears revisiting.  I cannot overemphasize the importance of caution when it comes to the use of social media by an injured worker.  Increasingly, insurance companies, their…
  • Feb 22

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim
    In the summer of 2015, the Minnesota Supreme Court changed the law as to what is required to establish a permanent total disability claim. That change was not good. In the decision of Allan v. R.D. Offutt Co., 869 NW 2d 31 (Minn. 2015), the…
  • Oct 2

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers The Minnesota workers’ compensation statute provides for reimbursement of “medical mileage” when the employee travels by car for necessary medical care. Reimbursement of…
Rank this Week: 2449

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 3861

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Covers divorce, alimony, and child support issues. By Mankato Family Law.

http://mankatofamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 7

    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake (AKA Default Judgment)

    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake (AKA Default Judgment)
    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake I received a call the other day from a woman who was calling on behalf of her boyfriend (very common!) who said that her boyfriend was divorced about 6 years ago after a marriage of 5 years.  He didn’t…
  • Jan 21

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota
    UPDATE: 1-21-2015 This is such a common question I thought I would start out the blog by answering it!  My standard quip is as a divorce lawyer I love legal separations because we get to do the same case twice (and charge accordingly!).…
  • Jan 20

    Taxes and Divorce

    Taxes and Divorce
    Taxes and Divorce in Minnesota: a Few Common Questions & Answers One of failings that us divorce lawyers have is that we usually focus on family law instead of on tax law.  In fact, many divorce lawyers actually put a bold…
Rank this Week: 2675

Solo in Minneapolis

Solo in Minneapolis

Covers practicing law as a solo attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By Joe Flanders.

http://www.soloinminneapolis.com/
  • Jul 6

    Running a Law Firm | Hiring an Associate Attorney (or other legal help)

    Running a Law Firm | Hiring an Associate Attorney (or other legal help)
    I have reached the point where I could really use some help from another lawyer. I knew this day would come. It is part of my business plan. Yet, I don’t really know how to hire someone and I am not sure I want to. I can see it being a…
  • Jul 23

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.
    I was going over my various blogs and I thought I would visit my first one – this one.  It has been a couple years since I started this blog to serve as my outlet while I moved from a law firm job, to taking the bar exam in another…
  • Jul 23

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.

    Starting a Law firm – You Can Do It. Seriously.
    I was going over my various blogs and I thought I would visit my first one – this one.  It has been a couple years since I started this blog to serve as my outlet while I moved from a law firm job, to taking the bar exam in another…
Rank this Week: 3598

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

Review of news and notable decisions affecting federal criminal practice in the Eighth Circuit. By Murray Law LLC.

http://mlawllc.com/blogs/
Rank this Week: 2171

Kans Law Firm

Kans Law Firm

Covers Minnesota criminal law.

http://www.kanslaw.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI
      Many criminal convictions in Minnesota and across the United States are a result of negotiated pleas. While opting for a plea bargain is sometimes criticized, there are several reasons why defendants, prosecutors, and even judges may…
  • Sep 27

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law
    This past weekend an 18-year-old in Northfield, MN was arrested after police spotted him driving erratically down the street. Officers say they watched as a car, which was later discovered to have been stolen, swerved in and out of its lane…
  • Sep 22

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border
    A recent PBS report dealt with a surprisingly effective drunk driving law in British Columbia that has managed to cut the number of drunk driving traffic fatalities nearly in half in only two years. The report discussed how one little…
Rank this Week: 4658

Minnesota Criminal Law Blog

Minnesota Criminal Law Blog

Covers news and case law relating to criminal law and DWI issues. By Kans Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.kanslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI
      Many criminal convictions in Minnesota and across the United States are a result of negotiated pleas. While opting for a plea bargain is sometimes criticized, there are several reasons why defendants, prosecutors, and even judges may…
  • Sep 27

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law
    This past weekend an 18-year-old in Northfield, MN was arrested after police spotted him driving erratically down the street. Officers say they watched as a car, which was later discovered to have been stolen, swerved in and out of its lane…
  • Sep 22

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border
    A recent PBS report dealt with a surprisingly effective drunk driving law in British Columbia that has managed to cut the number of drunk driving traffic fatalities nearly in half in only two years. The report discussed how one little…
Rank this Week: 3397

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

News and Cases of Note Affecting Eighth Circuit Criminal Practice. By JaneAnne Murray.

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence
    It is unlikely that today Alfonso Vega Diaz would face a mandatory minimum sentence under A.G. Holder’s new drug charging policy (no violence, weapons, minors, serious injury or death; not an organizer, leader or supervisor; no…
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge
    In those increasingly rare cases that go to trial, the defendant is entitled to a jury “selected from a fair cross-section of the community.”  Defendants like Carlous Horton can be surprised to learn that this doesn’t…
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
Rank this Week: 2649