Monthly Archives: November 2011

Criminal Vehicular Homicide Victim’s Alcohol Consumption Relevant

The conviction of a Defendant found guilty of 3 counts of criminal vehicular homicide has been overturned by the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and he will be given a new trial. In State v. Jeremy Scott Nelson, the Court of Appeals maintained that the victim’s blood alcohol content should also be considered if the jury …

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Suppression of Evidence Upheld by Court of Appeals

A district court’s order denying the suppression of evidence in a drug crime case was upheld by the Minnesota Court of Appeals in the unpublished decision State v. Ryan Anthony Colclasure. Defendant Colclasure brought a motion before the district court to suppress evidence seized on the basis that the search of his person was unconstitutional. …

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