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Most important is the instruction that judges customarily give to jurors before they begin deliberations: Rely upon your life experiences and, above all, use your common sense.
Two years ago, by a narrow 5-4 margin, the high court laid out six factors to be considered in overturning past precedent.
These contractual clauses have been around for a long time, dating back to the end of the 19th century in Minnesota. However, their use was sporadic until recent times.
After the Vikings lineman’s death from complications of heatstroke, new protocols were adopted by the NFL and its 32 member clubs, including the Vikings, about training procedures, medical treatment, and other health-related matters.
The coalescence of two recent court cases may warrant revisiting the issue of unionization of college athletics, at least those in big-time sports activities.
The success of the televising and livestreaming of the Derek Chauvin trial is not necessarily a harbinger of expanded access to visual coverage of court cases here.
A trio of terrible rulings has impeded large segments of the public, mainly those leaning Democratic, from meaningful participation in elections.
Candidate Joe Biden promised that, if elected, his first nomination for a vacancy on that court would be a Black woman jurist, the first of her kind on that bench.
Among its likely reasons for suing in D.C. are Minnesota’s standard of proof in such cases, the state’s attitude toward damages, and other practical issues.
There are a number of alternative approaches libraries could use, rather than flat-out eliminating fees.
The president-elect owes youthful voters, those between 18-29, who turned out in historically large numbers.
Pardoning himself could be the crowning blow in Donald Trump’s tainting of the presidency.
Expanding the number of Supreme Court justices makes sense for wholly apolitical reasons. The main one is the favorable effect it would have on the court’s productivity.
The death last week of a Minnesota congressional candidate may propel the state into a pivotal role in the election of the president.
The landmark litigation, Near v. Minnesota, began in the Roaring Twenties. It concerned Minnesota’s Public Nuisance law, a measure known as the “Gag Law.”
Minnesota courts infrequently hear, and usually refuse, pleas for changing venue.
Whistleblowers have caught plenty of flak from the Trump administration, but the government has not been alone in its censorial impulses and punitive sanctions.
President Lincoln attributed his 1864 victory, following a number of major advances and triumphs by the Union army, to the aversion of the voters “to change horses in the middle of the stream.”
The ratification in mid-January by the Virginia state legislature of the longstanding but inert Equal Rights Amendment has focused attention on the measure’s viability in the nation’s capital.