Author: Jeffrey O'Brien

As the case against the four Minneapolis Police Officers accused of murdering George Floyd continues to develop, Justice & Drew continue to flash their bat signal for my thoughts on these developments. On August 4, we discussed Judge Peter Cahill’s …

George Floyd Case Update: Body Camera Footage Released and the State Seeks to Have One Combined Trial, Justice & Drew, August 4 & 13, 2020 Read More »

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The Justice & Drew “Bat Signal” was busy this week! To close out the first term of its “Gorsuch-Kavanagh” era, the Supreme Court issued a serious of decisions wherein it affirmed the role of the Electoral College in Presidential elections, …

SCOTUS, SCOTUS, and More SCOTUS, Justice & Drew, 7.7.20 – 7.10.20 Read More »

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Monday morning I joined my good friends on Justice & Drew to discuss two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions and one upcoming decision. In Clayton v. Bostock County, the Court, on a 6-3 vote and with Justice Gorsuch authoring the …

SCOTUS – WTF?, Justice & Drew, 6.22.20 Read More »

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Thursday morning on Justice & Drew I participated in a lengthy discussion and analysis of certain facts alleged in the criminal complaint against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. Our inspiration for the discussion …

Why Derek Chauvin May Get Off His Murder Charge: a Critical Analysis of the Criminal Complaint, Justice & Drew 6.18.20 Read More »

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While listening to Justice & Drew on Thursday morning, I heard my name mentioned during the course of Sam Sansevere’s “Top Five” news headlines, and heeding the bat signal, I called into the show to discuss the news that plea …

The Plea Deal That Wasn’t, Justice & Drew, 6.11.20 Read More »

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On Thursday morning I was once again on Justice & Drew discussing the criminal case against the officers involved in George Floyd’s death. This time our discussion focused upon Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison taking over the prosecution of the …

On the Latest Developments in the George Floyd Legal Matters, Justice & Drew, 6.4.20 #TCNT Read More »

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On Wednesday May 27, 2020, I answered the call of Justice & Drew’s “bat signal” to discuss what criminal charges might be in store for the four Minneapolis Police officers responsible for the murder of George Floyd which was caught …

On George Floyd’s Death and Recall Petitions, Justice & Drew 5.27.20 Read More »

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The basics of pet trusts and advice for owners of pet-related businesses

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I recently wrote a post for the North Wright County Today discussing the ongoing battle between small business owners and their insurance companies as to whether there is coverage for the government-ordered business closures stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak. Follow …

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Litigation Read More »

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On Wednesday, May 13, I joined my good friend Rep. Shane Mekeland on Justice & Drew to talk about Rep. Mekeland’s recently introduced bill, HF 4651, which would expand Minnesota’s eminent domain laws to allow business owners to sue the …

Should Minnesota’s Eminent Domain Laws be Amended to Provide Relief for Business Owners Forced to Close by the State? Justice & Drew, 5.13.20 Read More »

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