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The Official Publication of the Hennepin County Bar Association

Since 1933, The Hennepin Lawyer has been a respected resource for articles about the legal profession and developments in the law—particularly as they relate to practice in Hennepin County, as well as providing news on the local legal community and bar association. The Hennepin Lawyer magazine is published six times per year. A subscription to the publication is included with HCBA membership.
The Groundbreaking Minnesota Human Rights Act in Need of Renovation
Jess Braverman & Christy Hall
Mar 04, 2020
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The Full Humanity of People
Ayah Helmy
Feb 27, 2020
March 2020 Issue Editor Ayah Helmy introduces the Gender & the Law issue.
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Gender and the Law Roundtable: A Discussion with HCBA Women Past Presidents
Feb 27, 2020
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Jumping the Gender Fence: Lessons Learned by a Newly Minted Woman
Ellie Krug
Feb 27, 2020
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Working With Transgender Clients
CB Baga
Feb 27, 2020
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10 Questions with Lucy Clark Dougherty
Feb 27, 2020
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E-sign on the Dotted Line
Eric T. Coperstein
Feb 27, 2020
Eric Coperstein discusses e-signatures for lawyers.
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Braiding the Strands of Narrative, Critical Reflection,and Critical Theory: What the Best Practitioners Do
Carolyn Grose
Feb 27, 2020
Carolyn Grose examines the specific stands of a legal narrative.
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New to the Bench: Rachna B. Sullivan
Dorothy Summers
Feb 27, 2020
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Attorney Wellness
Jeff Baill
Feb 27, 2020
Jeff Baill introduces the recommendations of the HCBA Wellness Task Force in his March President's Column.
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Allyship
Nicole Hittner
Feb 26, 2020
Nicole Hittner discusses Allyship in the legal field in 2020.
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Subject Matter Eligibility post Alice: A Boon Or A Bane For Tech Companies?
Erin E. Block & Eric Chadwick
Feb 04, 2020
Erin E. Block and Eric Chadwick of DeWitt discuss updates to subject matter eligibility for patent protection.
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Power Your Firm with Standard Operating Procedures (yes, really!)
Jess Birken
Dec 30, 2019
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs): Yeah that sounds BORING. But, instead of trying to remember what we did last time (or making it up as we go—again), we can refer to detailed, step-by-step workflows. It’s sort of an old-school approach, for sure, but sometimes the simplest answer is the best one.
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Modern Data Breach Litigation
Kate Baxter-Kauf
Dec 30, 2019
Modern data breach litigation has emerged in the past few years, in large part following the data breach in November and December 2013 at Target Corporation, a flagship Minnesota company.
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Ethical Traps to Consider When Implementing AI
Colleen Dorsey
Dec 30, 2019
For all of the potential good it can do, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) also has potential for significant harm. The harm to which this article refers is that of bias and discrimination.
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So You Want to Be a Hemp Farmer?
Caitlin Houlton Kuntz and Kaleb E. Rumicho
Dec 30, 2019
Insights for the 21st-Century Hemp Producer – Many folks involved in the hemp business face obstacles and unpleasant encounters with the realities of the undefined (and unclarified) laws and regulations surrounding hemp.
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Lake in Limbo
Madeline Buck
Dec 30, 2019
Madeline Buck's illustrated book Lake in Limbo focuses on the the Hennepin County debate about the name of Lake Calhoun, or in Dakota, Bde Maka Ska.
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What’s in a Name?
Ayah Helmy and Joanna Woolman
Dec 30, 2019
Public debates, such as the one concerning the name of the lake popularly known as Lake Calhoun or the land at Historic Fort Snelling, are important measures of the zeitgeist. They force us to examine the language and symbols we take for granted, such as the name of a lake or the existence of a century-old statue.
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Here’s Looking at You, Kid
Eric Cooperstein
Dec 19, 2019
Eric Cooperstein's January 2020 Ethics Column for the Hennepin Lawyer
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10 Questions: Brent Robbins
Lisa Buck
Dec 19, 2019
10 Questions with Brent Robbins
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Statement on COVID-19 from Minnesota State Bar, Hennepin County Bar, and Ramsey County Bar Associations
Mar 12, 2020
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Shape the Future of the Bar Association and Foundation: Apply for 2020 Leadership Roles
Mar 03, 2020
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2020 Excellence Awards
Dec 19, 2019
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