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The Clear Choice for Wright County Sheriff

I know that I sound like a broken record when I say this, but here goes:  in this very important election year, the selection of a new Wright County Sheriff is perhaps the most important decision that residents of Wright

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Cheers! to Justice Kavanaugh! Justice & Drew 10.8.18

On the morning of Monday, October 8, I stopped by the studio to chat with Jon, Drew and Sam about the newest U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, and what lies ahead for the Supreme Court. Oh, and in

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The Latest in the Kavanagh Kerfuffle, and More, Justice & Drew

  On the morning of Wednesday, September 19 it was time to step into the phone both and don my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” alter ego for a quick phone interview with Justice & Drew to discuss the latest in the Brett Kavanagh Supreme

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What Happens if Keith Ellison Exits the Attorney General Race, Justice & Drew 8.20.18

Monday Morning I once again donned my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” persona as I was in studio with Justice & Drew to discuss the legal standards which govern the replacement of a candidate on a general election ballot in the wake of the

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Sidebar: Why I am Supporting Stacy Braun for Wright County Sheriff in the August 14 Primary

In this very important election year, the selection of a new Wright County Sheriff is perhaps the most important decision that residents of Wright County will make in terms of the direct impact it will have upon our every day

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Should Minnesota’s Beer Distribution Law Contain a “Small Brewer Exemption”?

  Minnesota’s beer wholesale law is extremely one-sided in favor of wholesalers.  In order to terminate a distribution agreement with a wholesaler, the brewer must have “good cause” (as defined by the statute) to do so.  Even with “good cause”,

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President Trump’s SCOTUS Pick, Justice & Drew 7.10.18

Tuesday morning I made my latest appearance as the “Lawyer Extraordinaire” on Justice & Drew to discuss President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanagh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.  You can listen to our discussion

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SCOTUS Sides with POTUS on Travel Ban, and Justice Kennedy Calls it a Career, Justice & Drew 6/27/18 – 6/28/18

This was a busy week in the world of the U.S. Supreme Court. First, on Wednesday, the Court upheld the 3rd iteration of President Trump’s Executive Order instituting a travel ban as to certain countries, in the case of Trump

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Haughty By Nature, 6.22.18: When Sheriff’s Deputies Go Bad, and More

  The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing – Edmund Burke I recently returned to the Haughty By Nature podcast in my new role as Haughty’s “General Counsel” (whatever that means)

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ICYMI: SCOTUS Strikes Down Minnesota Law Restricting What Voters Can Wear to Polls, Justice & Drew, 6.15.18

Friday morning on Justice & Drew we discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, where the Court found that certain restrictions contained in a Minnesota statute regarding what voters could wear to the polls was an unconstitutional

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