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Minnesota court rules state abortion laws unconstitutional

JURIST

A Minnesota district court ruled Monday that state “abortion laws relating to mandated physician care, hospitalization, criminalization, parental notification, and informed consent are unconstitutional” under Minnesota’s State Constitution. Together they argued that the Minnesota laws were unconstitutional.

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Minnesota Senate passes bill ensuring minimum wage and benefits for rideshare drivers

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The Minnesota Senate passed a bill mandating rideshare companies to provide their drivers a minimum wage and other benefits on Sunday in a narrow vote of 35-32. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has not yet said if he will or will not sign this bill. The bill requires that all drivers be compensated $1.45 per mile within the Minneapolis-St.

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Minnesota appeals court remands state agency permit for PolyMet copper-nickel mine

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The Minnesota Court of Appeals remanded on Monday a permit issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency after finding that Poly Met Mining Inc. ” PolyMet sought to obtain state and federal permits to build the first copper-nickel platinum mine in Minnesota. PolyMet) may have engaged in “sham permitting.”

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“Governor announces six finalists for two Minnesota Supreme Court seats; By midsummer, Walz is replacing retiring justices G. Barry Anderson and Margaret Chutich”

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“Governor announces six finalists for two Minnesota Supreme Court seats; By midsummer, Walz is replacing retiring justices G. The post “Governor announces six finalists for two Minnesota Supreme Court seats; By midsummer, Walz is replacing retiring justices G.

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Minnesota court strikes down law requiring 21-year-old age minimum for handgun permit

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A federal judge for the US District Court of Minnesota Friday struck down a Minnesota law requiring individuals to be at least 21 to obtain a permit to carry a handgun in public. The post Minnesota court strikes down law requiring 21-year-old age minimum for handgun permit appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Conservation groups challenge Minnesota copper mine permit

JURIST

Open-pit copper mining is not allowed in Minnesota’s Superior National Forest due to its devastating and irreplaceable effects natural resources. According to the complaint, the proposed mine would also have lasting effects on the surrounding forest areas, wetlands, and the migratory species entering into the Minnesota forest.

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Supreme Court of Minnesota Finds Rule 410 Waiver Triggered in Murder Trial

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Similar to its federal counterpart, Minnesota Rule of Evidence 410 provides that Evidence of a plea of guilty, later withdrawn, or a plea of nolo contendere, or of an offer to plead guilty or nolo contendere to the crime charged.

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