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Compelling Criminal Defendant to Provide Fingerprint to Unlock Cellphone Did Not Violate Self-Incrimination Privilege
Posted on 21 Feb 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

A recent Minnesota Court of Appeals case of first impression in that State has established that compelling a criminal defendant to provide a fingerprint to unlock his cellphone does not violate the Fifth Amendment, U.S. Const. amend. V, privilege against... Read More

Minnesota's Pawlenty Ups Challenge To Health Care Reform Law
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn. - (AP) Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential GOP presidential candidate, stepped up his attack Thursday on President Barack Obama's federal health care law with a court filing challenging its cost to states. Pawlenty and Rhode Island... Read More

Ex-Minnesota Governor Sues Over Body Scans, Pat-Downs
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration on Monday, alleging full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints violate his right to be free from unreasonable... Read More

Students Sue Minnesota School District Over Gay Policy
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHAMPLIN, Minn. - (AP) Several current and former students sued Minnesota's largest school district Thursday, saying its policy requiring staff to remain neutral when sexual orientation is discussed in the classroom prevents teachers from effectively... Read More

N.C. Judge Bars Ads Claiming Harm From Water Bottles
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) A North Carolina company that touted its stainless steel water bottles on television and the Internet as a safer alternative to plastic water bottles has been ordered to stop making those claims. The International Bottled Water Association... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More