08, Mar 2014 - Hennepin, MN Pivotal parole decision in teen girl's death
So far, seven state Supreme Courts have ruled on the issue of retroactivity. Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi and Nebraska found the federal ruling retroactive; Pennsylvania, Louisiana and Minnesota ruled it isn't.
06, Mar 2014 - Gov. Dayton appoints Reilly and Reyes to Minnesota Court of Appeals
Gov. Mark Dayton has made two appointments to the Minnesota Court of Appeals: Judge Denise Reilly and lawyer Peter Reyes. They will replace Thomas J. Kalitowski and Terri J. Stoneburner, who will retire April 1. Reilly, of Long Lake, has been a Hennepin County District judge since 1997, when she was appointed by Republican Gov. Arne Carlson. Before that, she was an assistant U.S. attorney in ...
06, Mar 2014 - Minn. Supreme Court Rules Injured Woman Can't Sue Hennepin Co. Deputy
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled a Hennepin County Sheriff's deputy did not break the law or act with malice when his squad car collided with another vehicle in 2009. Jolene Vasallo's car was struck broadside by the squad car as it ran a red light with its siren off while responding to a burglary call in Brooklyn Park; the squad's emergency lights were on, however. Those scenarios are legal ...
04, Mar 2014 - Judge: Minn. boy who was 9 when he flew to Las Vegas close to being reunited with parents
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota boy who stowed away on a flight to Las Vegas last year is close to being reunited with his parents, a judge said Friday. Hennepin County Judge Joseph Klein said he's pleased enough with the boy's progress that he soon may be able to permanently rejoin his family. The boy, who is now 10, has been placed outside his home under child protective services. The boy, then 9 ...