Category: constitutional law

Minnesota Legislature v. Dayton, Part III: Justice & Drew 7.20.17 #TCNT

To conclude, the court holds that Governor Dayton improperly used his line-item veto authority to gain a repeal or modification of unrelated policy legislation by effectively eliminating a co-equal branch of government.  Therefore, under the unique and limited circumstances of this

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Legislature v. Dayton Legal Battle Continues, and SCOTUS Reinstates Travel Ban: Justice & Drew 6.27.17 #TCNT

Yesterday morning I once again donned my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” cap and called into to talk with Justice & Drew  not once, but twice about some hot legal issues of critical importance. First up was the ongoing battle between the Minnesota

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ICYMI: The Jeronimo Yanez Verdict – Justice & Drew 6.19.2017 #TCNT

Monday morning I called into to talk with Justice & Drew about the jury’s verdict on June 16 in the Jeronimo Yanez case.  In case you missed it live, click here to listen to our discussion. For those readers not

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ICYMI: Minnesota House & Senate vs. Governor Mark Dayton – Justice & Drew 6.14.17 #TCNT

  Yesterday morning I called into to talk with Justice & Drew about the lawsuit brought by the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate against Governor Mark Dayton over his defunding of the Legislative Branch of Minnesota’s government.  In case you

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ICYMI: Rebecca Otto v. Wright County, Possible Constitutional Crisis and Officer Yanez Trial – Justice & Drew 5.31.17 #TCNT

  Yesterday morning I called into to talk with Justice & Drew about a wide variety of hot legal topics, including State Auditor Rebecca Otto’s decision to file an appeal with the Minnesota Supreme Court in the wake of her

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ICYMI: The Supreme Court After the “Nuclear Option” – Justice & Drew 4.10.17 #TCNT

  This past Monday I was back on with Justice & Drew to discuss the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.  This time our focus was on the Senate Republicans invoking the “nuclear option”

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ICYMI: My Thoughts on the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings – Justice & Drew 3.22.17 #TCNT

  Yesterday morning I stepped into my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” persona with Justice & Drew to discuss the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and, in particular, the questions posed to Judge Gorsuch by Minnesota’s

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Election Law for Homeowners Associations (Inspired by a True Story)

My wife and I pride ourselves on being politically aware and active.  Each election cycle we display a handful of lawn signs for our favorite candidates in our front yard.  In the past we’ve displayed signs for our preferred candidates

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Minnesota Supreme Court Strikes Down Proposed Minneapolis Ballot Initiatives

Thursday morning I appeared on KTLK’s Justice & Drew to discuss the recent decisions of the Minnesota Supreme Court which overturned two lower court rulings that allowed two proposed Minneapolis City Charter amendments on the November 8 general election ballot.  One

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Election Law for Homeowners Associations (Inspired by a True Story)

“Life in a homeowners association is always interesting.”  So began my 

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