Author: Jeffrey O'Brien

Friday morning at 4:15 am, the Justice & Drew “Bat Signal” was flashed. Less than three hours later, and just two days removed from the inaugural “Legislator Extraordinaire Awards”, I was sitting in studio with Drew Lee and my State …

Justice & Drew Friday Roundtable and a News Quiz “W”, 7.9.21 Read More »

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On Wednesday morning’s edition of Justice & Drew, I sat in to debut the inaugural Lawyer Extraordinaire “Legislator Extraordinaire” Awards. What started out as a joke grew into my own personal “Profiles in Courage”, with certain Minnesota Representatives being recognized …

The 2021 Lawyer Extraordinaire “Legislator Extraordinaire” Awards, Justice & Drew, 7.7.21 Read More »

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Tuesday morning I was on air with Justice & Drew following another flash of the “bat signal.” This time we talked about the statements made recently by Derek Chauvin trial juror Brandon Mitchell, as well as revelations that Mr. Mitchell …

ICYMI: Will Derek Chauvin Get a New Trial Due to Jury Misconduct? Justice & Drew, 5.4.21 Read More »

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On Thursday morning, news broke that the crown jewel of Minnesota’s microdistillery industry, Tattersall Distilling (which happens to be my client) was expanding and opening a “destination distillery”…in River Falls, Wisconsin. Why Wisconsin and not Minnesota? The answer, unfortunately, that …

Thoughts on Minnesota Liquor Laws, Justice & Drew 3.19.21 Read More »

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On Tuesday night, the Minnesota Senate Civil Law and Data Practices Committee took up SF 359. SF 359, authored by Senator Andrew Mathews, is a parallel bill to HF 556, introduced by Rep. Shane Mekeland, which is the 2021 version …

Inverse Condemnation Expansion Bill Passes 1st Hurdle in Minnesota Senate Read More »

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Tuesday morning I was on air with Justice & Drew following another flash of the “bat signal.” This time we talked about the latest developments in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer charged in the death of George Floyd; …

Thoughts on the Derek Chauvin Trial, Day 1, Justice & Drew, 3.9.21 Read More »

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This past Friday I called in to Justice & Drew to discuss our lawsuit filed this past Monday on behalf of 27 restaurants against Governor Walz and the Governor’s almost immediate reaction to it; namely, by announcing, an hour after …

Walz Cries “Uncle” After Lawsuit Filed, Reopens Bars and Restaurants, Justice & Drew, 1.8.21 Read More »

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A replica of “Little Boy” sits in the bomb bay of the Enola Gay while on display at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C., 1995 In the wake of Governor Walz’ latest decision to extend his prohibition on …

Readying for Battle Read More »

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This past Wednesday and Friday I called in to Justice & Drew to discuss the State of Texas’ lawsuit against the States of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Wisconsin and Michigan, filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and seeking to invalidate the defendant …

“Denied For Lack of Standing”: SCOTUS Rules on Texas v. Pennsylvania, Justice & Drew 12/9 & 12/11 Read More »

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Friday morning I was honored to sit in as the “in studio guest” during Hours 2 and 3 of Justice & Drew. In Hour 2, we discussed the ongoing legal battles taking place in the States of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia, …

ICYMI: Election Lawsuits and More, Justice & Drew, 11.13.20 Read More »

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