Category: constitutional law

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

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

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All the Indictments! Justice & Drew, 2.19.18 #TCNT

Monday morning I was back on Justice & Drew with guest hosts Walter Hudson and Brian McDaniel to discuss the indictments announced by Special Counsel Robert Mueller relative to the Russia investigation.  You can listen to our discussion here.   To hear

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ICYMI: Judge Dismisses Activist’s Lawsuit Against Michelle Fischbach, Justice & Drew #TCNT

Last Thursday morning I was on with Justice & Drew to discuss a story from MinnPost regarding the hearing held in the lawsuit brought by a DFL activist against State Senator Michelle Fischbach seeking a declaratory action that Senator Fischbach cannot

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ICYMI: Minnesota Senate Turmoil, Justice & Drew, 12.14.17 #TCNT

  Last Thursday morning I was in studio to talk with Justice & Drew and Howard Root about the legal implications of Governor Dayton appointing Lt. Governor Tina Smith to the soon to be vacated (maybe) U.S. Senate seat of Al

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Legislature v. Dayton, Part VII – The Final Chapter (?), and Al Franken in Trouble, Justice & Drew, 11.17.17

  Friday morning I was in studio as part of the “Extended Roundtable” to talk with Justice & Drew about the Minnesota Supreme Court’s ruling – or failure to rule, depending upon your point of view, on the constitutionality of Governor Dayton

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Legislature v. Dayton, Episode VI: Justice & Drew 9.18.17 #TCNT

  Another Monday morning, another trip into the studio to talk with Justice & Drew about the latest legal wranglings between the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Mark Dayton regarding his line-item veto of the Legislature’s funding. Today we discussed the Friday filings by

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Minnesota Legislature v. Dayton, Episode V: Justice & Drew 9.11.17 #TCNT

On the morning of Monday, September 11, 2017, I joined Justice & Drew in studio to discuss the Minnesota Supreme Court’s order in the ongoing legal battle between the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Mark Dayton regarding his line-item veto of

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ICYMI: Senator Franken Opposes David Stras’ Appointment to Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice & Drew 9.6.17 #TCNT

  Wednesday morning I once again donned my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” cap and called into to talk with Justice & Drew, this time regarding Senator Al Franken’s announcement that he would not support the appointment of Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras

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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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