Archives
Sorted by: Columns

Update: MSBA petitions

Rules petition: In early September 2016, the MSBA filed a petition for amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure that would: a) bring a number of the rules into conformity with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and 2) require the court to allocate 50 percent of unclaimed cy pres funds in state class […]

Read More

Enhanced ProJusticeMN.org

Take a moment sometime soon to check out the completely redesigned ProJusticeMN website (www.projusticemn.org), a great one-stop source for pro bono attorneys. Changes include enhanced site navigation, easier access to practice library materials, and an improved case placement tool that gives pro bono attorneys the ability to review and select current volunteer opportunities. Created in 1999, ProJusticeMN represents a long-standing collaboration between […]

Read More

MSBA legislative planning gets underway

Every year, section and committees are invited to contribute to development of the MSBA’s legislative agenda. The MSBA Legislative Committee considers proposals from sections and committees for adoption as MSBA legislative positions and makes recommendations to the MSBA Council regarding the association’s lobbying priorities for the upcoming session of the Minnesota Legislature. All sections and […]

Read More

MSBA TECHstar: Welcoming our new robot overlords

Among the many great sessions at this year’s MSBA TECHstar Conference on Monday, October 9, will be Fastcase’s CEO and co-founder, Ed Walters, talking about AI, Ethics, and the Law of Robots. In addition to his duties driving Fastcase to better serve its 800,000 subscribers (including MSBA members), Walters, who teaches a class on the law of robots at Georgetown Law, […]

Read More

MSBA Tech Month: The future is now

Having trouble keeping abreast of changing technology and its impact on the legal profession? In October the MSBA is presenting a month’s worth of programs—25 in all—to help you catch up with emerging legal technology tools and products. The programs range from practical tips to updates on innovations and new technology. In addition to a […]

Read More

So you’ve received an ethics complaint. What now?

Receiving mail from the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (OLPR) in an envelope marked “Personal and Confidential” is sure to ruin any lawyer’s day.  Even lawyers who serve as district ethics committee volunteer investigators hate getting mail from the OLPR, notwithstanding the fact that those envelopes are specifically marked “DEC Materials.” Having been on the […]

Read More

Putting communication and clients first in digital forensic analysis

Within the software development community, production methodologies are adjusting rapidly to account for an increase in active consumer participation and involvement. The status quo is no longer suitable when consumers have specific demands regarding what their software must be able to do for them. Software engineers are no longer able to simply guess what their […]

Read More

Notes & Trends – September 2017

Landmarks in the Law Current developments in judicial law, legislation, and administrative action together with a foretaste of emergent trends in law and the legal profession for the complete Minnesota lawyer. CRIMINAL LAW JUDICIAL LAW • Confrontation clause: Medical report coincidental to criminal investigation not testimonial statement. During appellant’s trial for domestic and third-degree assault, […]

Read More

How do Minnesota’s attorney discipline numbers compare?

Benchmarking is popular in business. I have found, however, that it is a challenge to benchmark attorney regulation systems given the differing approaches to attorney discipline and regulation among the states. Even though no two systems are identical, it is interesting to look at how different states approach attorney regulation, and to compare how many […]

Read More

Notes & Trends – August 2017

Landmarks in the Law Current developments in judicial law, legislation, and administrative action together with a foretaste of emergent trends in law and the legal profession for the complete Minnesota lawyer. BANKRUPTCY JUDICIAL LAW • Debtor cannot exempt annuity payments simply because it was purchased as a result of spouse’s death. Debtor sought to exempt […]

Read More
Page 2 of 53«12345»102030...Last »

Articles by Issue

Articles by Subject