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MSBA President Dyan Ebert, in consultation with the MSBA Fair Response Committee, has issued this statement on the Minnesota Supreme Court's decision in State of MN v. Khalil
Mar 30, 2021
On March 24, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued the unanimous decision, authored by Associate Justice Paul Thissen, in State of Minnesota v. Khalil, in which the Court determined that for purposes of felony third degree criminal sexual conduct the statutory definition of “mentally incapacitated” in Minn. Stat. §609.341, subd. 7 (2020) did not include circumstances where an individual voluntarily ingested alcohol and became intoxicated before being sexually assaulted.
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Statement about Chauvin Trial from MSBA President Dyan Ebert
Mar 15, 2021
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MSBA Statement on Interference with Election Certification
Jan 07, 2021
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MSBA Launches Association Health Plan to Address Member Health Coverage Needs
Nov 02, 2020
The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) announced today that it will offer an association health plan to its members, extending affordable health care to law firms in the state of Minnesota.
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Message regarding U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit decision on Minnesota mail-in ballots
Oct 30, 2020
Last night the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit announced its decision to eliminate Minnesota's established seven-day grace period for accepting absentee ballots for next week’s general election. It ruled that all mail-in ballots received after 8 p.m. on Election Day be set aside.
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MSBA announces results of poll on contested Supreme Court judicial race
Sep 04, 2020
Today the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) announced the results of its poll of members regarding the two candidates for the contested Minnesota Supreme Court judicial seat.
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Dyan Ebert assumes the presidency of the Minnesota State Bar Association for 2020-21
Jul 06, 2020
Following its first-ever virtual annual convention on June 22-25, the Minnesota State Bar Association announced the composition of its 2020-21 Executive Committee. On July 1, Dyan Ebert—a partner and two-time former CEO of the central Minnesota firm of Quinlivan & Hughes—became president of the MSBA for the 2020-21 bar year.
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MSBA response to the posthumous pardon of Max Mason
Jun 12, 2020
The Minnesota State Bar Association applauds the action of the Minnesota Board of Pardons earlier today in granting the first posthumous pardon in the state’s history to Max Mason, a 21-year-old black man who was falsely accused and later convicted of rape in the aftermath of the lynching of three of his fellow African American circus workers in Duluth on June 15, 1920.
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Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, and Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Statement on George Floyd
Jun 01, 2020
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