Monthly Archives: January 2012

DNA Sample Required Even Though No Conviction

In an unsurprising set of opinions filed January 25, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the requirement that defendants and juveniles charged with a crime that requires a DNA sample, but not convicted of that particular crime, still need to submit a DNA sample if they are convicted of another crime, even if that crime …

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Vehicle Forfeiture Law to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

The Minnesota Supreme Court will soon be reviewing Minnesota vehicle forfeiture law. The Minnesota Court of Appeals already considered Minnesota vehicle forfeiture law in a decision filed October 31, 2011. The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that a Defendant charged with, but not convicted of DWI in which there is a vehicle forfeiture action is …

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