Monthly Archives: November 2013

24-Year-Old Alleged Drunk Driver Strikes MnDOT Worker In Minneapolis

A 24-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk and struck a Minnesota Department of Transportation worker on Interstate 94 earlier this month. The 61-year-old MnDOT worker was clearing a mattress off the Interstate near 42nd Avenue in Minneapolis at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, CBS Minnesota reports. Evidently, the MnDOT …

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Minnesota Supreme Court Leaves ‘Implied Consent’ Largely Unchanged

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld Minnesota’s “implied consent” law. This decision brings to a close a DWI case that had the potential to significant alter our state’s criminal justice code. According to CBS Minnesota, The plaintiff in the case, State v. Brooks, alleged that he was coerced into taking an alcohol …

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A Closer Look at the Reckless Use of Firearms

A case that recently made the news in Minneapolis involved a teen who pleaded guilty to recklessly discharging a firearm that injured his infant nephew. The incident came about when the teenager handled a loaded gun indoors, in spite of being warned about its dangers. When pleading guilty, he took prosecutors’ offer of a year …

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