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Supreme Court Calendar: May 2017

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:24am
Summaries of upcoming Supreme Court arguments, prepared from information provided by the Supreme Court Commissioner’s Office.

Tax Court Digest: April 26, 2017

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These opinions were released by the Minnesota Tax Court.

Supreme Court Digest: April 19, 2017

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:54am
These opinions were released by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Digest: April 26, 2017

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These opinions were released by the 8th U.S. District Court of Appeals.

Court of Appeals Digest: April 24, 2017

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:53am
These opinions were released by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Fifteen minutes of fame with Bill O’Reilly

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:47am
Marshall Tanick remembers his time on Bill O'Reilly's show.

Golf Special Section

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:02am
Building business, relationships on the links Shooting for the green: Tiny Erin, Wisconsin, foresees economic success with U.S. Open Tournaments remain popular fundraising opportunity Topgolf puts new spin on golf experience

Topgolf puts new spin on golf experience

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:50am
One day late in the 1990s, twin brothers Steve and Dave Jolliffe headed out to the driving range in a suburb of London to work on their swings. Looking for a way to make the driving range experience more exciting and also more competitive, the brothers birthed the idea to install a microchip in the ...

Tournaments remain popular fundraising opportunity

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:50am
After Edmond, Oklahoma, native Zach Tays’ life was cut short in a tragic car accident in 2008, his family and friends wanted to do something to honor his memory. Seven years ago, they set up the Zach Tays Memorial Scholarship Fund, which awards needs-based scholarships for youth ice hockey players in the Oklahoma City metro. ...

Shooting for the green: Tiny Erin, Wisconsin, foresees economic success with U.S. Open

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:50am
To the Erin Hills golf course and surrounding businesses, the 117th U.S. Open is more than simply a weeklong golf tournament. It’s an opportunity for this premier golf course just northwest of Milwaukee to bring an economic windfall that could benefit its corner of the state for years to come. Erin Hills is scheduled in ...

Building business, relationships on the links

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:50am
Is business still happening on the golf course today? Overwhelmingly, the answer is yes. Craig Smith, who has more than 35 years of experience in sales in New Jersey and the tri-state area, has been an avid golfer for 25 years. Currently in a sales position with ZZIPCO, a leading manufacturer of elevator parts and ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects recusal rules

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:24am
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s conservative majority threw out a petition to bar judges at all levels from hearing cases involving the largest donors to their election campaigns. The court voted 5-2 on Thursday to reject a rule change suggested by 54 retired Wisconsin judges that would’ve required judges to recuse themselves if ...

Breaking the Ice: Daughter’s activism inspired political bid

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:02am
The daughter of Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein is a national organizer around fair wages and safe workplaces

General Mills facing 110 arbitrations in age discrimination case

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:02am
The 8th Circuit decided arbitration, reversing a District Court judge

Is it OK to include policy provisions in a budget bill?

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:43am
Public safety hearing becomes constitutional debate

Capitol Retort: Rail liability; sexual harassment; folk-hero status

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:35am
Our review of issues in state and national news, with a rotating cast of political people in the know.

Trump lawyers get creative with 1st Amendment

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:29am
Trump’s legal team has advanced two claims that either misstate or substantially overstate constitutional doctrine

Defendant wins legal malpractice lawsuit

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:45am
“I think the main lesson here: Don’t mess with the judgment rule.”

Sybil Procedure: LSAT should test for grit and logic

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:32am
Despite its issues, the LSAT is—at least—aimed at testing skills that we associate with good lawyering.

How To: A mobile-friendly website is essential

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:31am
What can you do for your website so it will do more for you? We asked a couple of experts and learned a thing or two. Matthew Horn is an attorney and co-founder of Legal Services Link, a Chicago-area company that helps consumers nationwide find lawyers online. Clint Danks founded ThinkSEM in Roseville 10 years ...