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State Will Appeal Sex Offender's Discharge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state plans to appeal a ruling that a 51-year-old man confined to Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program should get a full discharge. 125 more words


Unpublished ICWA Case from MN, Judge Jesson Concurrence

Here. This is an unpublished termination of parental rights out of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Here is the concurrence in its entirety::

With a backdrop of historical trauma and a high number of Indian children being removed from their families and tribes by nontribal agencies, Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). 

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Author: Kate E. Fort

U.S.: American Law? Or Christian Law, Muslim Law, Jewish Law?

[A slightly modified version of this article was published by Gatestone Institute, September 14, 2016.]

The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected an argument to require a lower court to divide the proceeds of a wrongful-death suit under  938 more words

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Dayton Appoints Florey Court Of Appeals

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new judge to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

The Democratic governor named James Florey to the court’s Eighth Congressional District seat on Tuesday. 72 more words


Court Of Appeals Affirms Man's Discharge From Sex Offender Program

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed a decision to grant a man’s provisional discharge from the state’s treatment program for sex offenders, saying the program leader can’t unilaterally prevent his conditional release by refusing to approve a residential setting for him. 343 more words


Rochester man loses appeal on criminal sexual conduct

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct has lost his appeal.

33-year-old Sahal Osman Shidane was accused in April 2011 of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who was helping him back into his wheelchair after he used a restroom at May Clinic.  127 more words

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