MSBA Legal News Digest

Minnesota Legal News | Wednesday, October 15, 2014


  • Q&A: Answers to church abuse settlement questions. A Ramsey County judge dismissed a groundbreaking clergy abuse case after victims' attorneys and Catholic church leadership in St. Paul and Winona came to a settlement on Monday [Oct. 13]. Go to Post Bulletin Header

  • Will Vikings violate their contract with U-Minn. if 'Redskins' is used at Nov. 2 game? When the Washington Redskins play in the University of Minnesota's stadium on Nov. 2, will use of the team's name violate a contract the school has with the Minnesota Vikings? Go to Washington Post Header

  • Task force: Child protection system should be revamped. Members of the Task Force on the Protection of Children, who met for the first time Monday [Oct. 15] morning, are charged with making recommendations to improve the child protection system to legislators in advance of the 2015 legislative session. Go to Minnesota Public Radio Header

  • Suburban counties at odds with Met Council. Five suburban counties, Anoka County included, are at odds with the Metropolitan Council over its proposed 2040 transportation policy plan. Go to ABC Header

  • St. Louis County Board agrees to take state's invasive species cash. It would seem a no-brainer for St. Louis County commissioners to pass a resolution accepting nearly $1 million from the state of Minnesota to help battle against foreign species invading local lakes. Go to Duluth News Tribune Header

  • Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule Starts October 15. As the heating season kicks in, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) encourage Minnesotans to contact their utilities now to learn more about the Cold Weather Rule protection to keep homes heated all winter long, and avoid disconnection. Go to MN Dept. of Commerce Header

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