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The two judges, each brilliant in his own way and each at the extreme end of the ideological spectrum, fought with all the judicial tools available — and even invented some new ones along the way. Their rivalry defined the 9th Circuit, at least from the perspective of the appellate lawyers who actually care ...
TOPEKA, Kan. — Two top Republicans issued an ultimatum Tuesday that Kansas legislators act to curb the power of judges before they will allow them to vote on increasing public school funding to satisfy a demand from the state Supreme Court. The declaration brought action on education funding to a ...

Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, never had hearings in the Senate Judiciary committee. They all appear dead this session. Sex crime mini-omnibus: Senate File 2699 (Sen. Warren Limmer, R-Maple Grove) increases child pornography offense penalties, among numerous other provisions. It was approved by ...
That's a pretty high bar to clear. There is also the question of whether the Legislature should even be intruding into the operations of the state's courts. The Minnesota Supreme Court sets the rules for the judiciary, not the Legislature or the governor. Minnesota's courts have barely cracked open the window ...
Speaking by phone to Minnesota Lawyer on Monday, he said four times in a four-minute conversation that he does not intend to return. Cornish said ... The Judiciary chair said he thought Cornish might be hoping to trade on his expertise as a legislator to drum up business as a lobbyist, but he was not sure.
Here's why Limmer matters to a group of students who would probably rather not have spent the day with him. Limmer is the chair of the Senate Judiciary's public safety committee. When it comes to public safety -- and in this case, gun control -- what goes before the Senate and when and how is his call.

The Minnesota State Bar Association also has raised the separation of powers question. Its president, Sonia Miller-Van Oort, said in an e-mail that Knoblach's bill attempts “to usurp the role of the judicial branch and legislate how the judicial branch should carry out its functions.” The association filed public ...
The Minority Judges Reception on March 8 honored state and federal judges, advocated for diversity on the bench and celebrated the addition of new ... Court of Appeals Judge Peter Reyes, left, and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers President Michael Essein celebrating the minority judges who ...
But as Minnesota State Bar Association president Sonia Miller-Van Oort points out, significant gains in gender representation in the judiciary, law schools and early private practice levels have been offset by very few gains in the number women reaching partner level at private firms, or ascending as high as ...
The Senate Judiciary Committee, on which she serves, has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and top Google and Twitter executives to testify at an April 10 hearing on data privacy. Research firm Cambridge Analytica improperly gained access to the personal data of more than 50 million Facebook ...
Minnesota Senator Al Franken has said he has been left ... Al Franken (D-MN) listens during a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and ...
A Miss Minnesota Pageant contestant Saturday was the first woman with Down .... John Conyers stepped down from the House Judiciary Committee on Sunday.
Al Franken, D-Minn., listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee ... and vets the Trump administration's pick for Minnesota's 8th Circuit Court of ...
Conyers agrees to steps aside from top spot on Judiciary ... Al Franken of Minnesota and Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore ...
Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar, left and Al Franken, right, confer as ... the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for her nomination to be an ...
Al Franken, D-Minn., listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee ... event hosted by the Minnesota Women's Political Caucus in Minneapolis.
For example, Trump has nominated Minnesota's David Stras for the 8th ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is burning the ...

Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice David Stras speaks in St. Paul, ... The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is upending ...
Citing “judicial restraint,” the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's veto defunding the Republican-controlled ...
By Josh Katz | Source: Federal Judicial Center .... Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, has announced he will not return a blue slip for ...
The association released a statement Monday saying its 15-member committee on the federal judiciary had unanimously found, with one ...
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is having more success getting judges confirmed than Democrat Barack Obama did at this early ...
Three dissenting judges said Bahlul's prosecution before a commission “infringes the judiciary's power to preside over the trial of all crimes.”.
We hope that [Judiciary] Chairman [Chuck] Grassley, who has always believed in the traditions of the Senate, will resist ... Minnesota Sens.
Al Franken, D-Minn, at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on ... The 43-year-old Stras is well-regarded in Minnesota judicial circles as ...
The influential Judicial Crisis Network had planned on launching a $250,000 ... by his home-state senator, Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota.
“Thus, for the Legislature to embroil the judiciary … is to open the ... is “a judicial embroilment that is unconscionable under the Minnesota ...
J. Scott Applewhite - Associated Press file Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken at an April 3, 2017 hearing of the Senate Judiciary ...
During his nearly seven years in office, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has transformed the makeup of the state's judiciary — from the Supreme ...
Stras earned plaudits from a wide array of Minnesota lawyers when he ... to the Stras nomination and other Trump judicial nominees has also ...
Charles Grassley, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, ... federal court of appeals judgeships, one from Minnesota and one from Louisiana, ...
The Minnesota Democrat has made a name for himself with his ... as a prominent liberal force on the Senate Judiciary Committee this year with ...
Al Franken of Minnesota on Tuesday refused to sign off on Trump's ... and would not be returning a blue slip to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Many lower-court judges or Supreme Court justices in Minnesota have met that mandatory retirement age over the past several years ...
The judiciary is not one of them. ... Controversial hearings before the Senate judiciary committee are nothing new and for ... Minnesota Sen.
Specifically, the Senate Judiciary Committee is likely to use the closed-door interview to grill Trump Jr. on his meeting in June 2016 with a ...
Even the most liberal Minnesota judges — Alan Page, for one ... from a state to give the go-ahead for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on ...
Al Franken (D-MN) will not give his approval for Donald Trump's pick of Minnesota state Supreme Court Justice David Stras for the 8th Circuit ...
Minnesota, regrettably, had been a laggard in accessibility to judicial proceedings through modern technology, compared with other ...
... Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Minnesota legal community and the Judicial Crisis ...
"Our country is facing a judicial crisis," Concerned Veterans for ... to the Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras, the president's pick to fill ...
That said, we hope the justices of the Minnesota Supreme Court aren't ... "The judiciary is the safety valve," Dayton attorney Sam Hanson said.
GLEN STUBBE • Star Tribune Minnesota Supreme Court ... He appears to have little appreciation for the role of the judiciary in ...
Gov. Mark Dayton's constitutionally risky attempt to eliminate funding for Minnesota's Legislature comes before the state Supreme Court this ...
Monday's hearing will be held in the newly restored historic Supreme Court chambers in the State Capitol, rather than the Minnesota Judicial ...
Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary ... a Trump appeals court nominee from his home state of Minnesota, David Stras, ...
That prospect also worries Ronald Schutz, a Minneapolis attorney and former chair of the Minnesota Judicial Selection Commission under ...
Such a pardon would reflect outright contempt for the judiciary, which ... This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Minnesota ...
LEILA NAVIDI • Star Tribune Minnesota Supreme Court Justice ... by refusing to return the blue slip to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The president's judicial nominees are giving them both. ... Minnesota Bar Association President Robin Wolpert called Stras a "person who ...


 

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