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Defamation Lawsuits: Basic Principles

While we should use our right of free speech vigorously and often, it is also important to remember that there are some limitations on free speech.

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What is Jury Nullification?

Jury nullification is when a jury finds that the evidence meets the standard of proof required for a conviction and yet votes to acquit the accused.

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Prostitution Laws in Minnesota

Prostitution is illegal in Minnesota, and the penalties for pimping, solicitation, or selling sexual favors are often strict.

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4th of July Safe Ride Home

Our firm has purchased $1,500 worth of Uber credit that we are giving away to Mankato residents for free so they can get home safely on the 4th of July.

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Differences Between Civil and Criminal Cases

Civil cases are simply disputes of varying severity between individuals whereas criminal cases involve offenses against the state or federal government.

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What are Your Rights When Stopped by Police?

When police officers stop you for questioning, pull you over for a moving violation, or place you under arrest, it’s vital to know your rights.

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Marijuana Law and Reform in Minnesota

Recently, the Minnesota chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) held a “Cannabis Rise 420 Rally” at the state Capitol.

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What is Entrapment?

When accused of a crime, one of the common legal concepts defendants may use to fight charges involves the claim of entrapment.

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What You Need to Know About the New Taxes in Mankato

Voters in Mankato and North Mankato recently voted in a referendum to approve certain sales tax extensions.

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Can Social Media Kill Your Lawsuit?

If you’re in the process of filing a lawsuit, think twice about posting this information because it can negatively affect your lawsuit.

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