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  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”, …

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

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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 …

President Trump’s SCOTUS Pick, Justice & Drew 7.10.18 Read More »

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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 …

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

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  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) …

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

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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 …

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

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Tuesday morning on Justice & Drew we discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, where the Court found that the Commission had displayed an anti-religious bias in violation of the First Amendment …

ICYMI: SCOTUS Issues Narrow Ruling for Cake Baker, POTUS’ Pardon Power, and More – Justice & Drew 6.5.18 #TCNT Read More »

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Yesterday morning around 7:24 or so, I received a private Twitter message from Samantha Sansevere, producer extraordinaire of the Justice & Drew morning show on Twin Cities News Talk 1130:   This is what is referred to as the “Bat …

ICYMI: Judge Says POTUS Can’t Block Twitter Trolls, Justice & Drew, 5.24.18 #TCNT Read More »

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420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term in cannabis culture that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (or 16:20 in 24-hour notation) and smoking cannabis in celebration on the date …

Haughty Revisited: What the Marijuana Decriminalization Movement Can Glean From the History of Alcohol Prohibition Read More »

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One never knows when the bat signal is going to be flashed…. I was headed into the office this morning around 7:15 am when I received a text from Drew Lee, one-half of the Justice & Drew show, asking for my …

On Rep. Paul Thissen’s Appointment to the MN Supreme Court, Justice & Drew 4.18.18 #TCNT Read More »

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Wednesday morning I was on with Justice & Drew to discuss the Hennepin County Attorney’s charging of Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor with Third Degree Murder and Second Degree Manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Damond.  You can listen to the …

ICYMI: The Case Against Officer Mohamed Noor, Justice & Drew 3.21.18 #TCNT Read More »

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