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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.
Rethinking Pretrial Detention
Judge JaPaul J. Harris
Apr 30, 2021
This issue of the Hennepin Lawyer explores the law and community, and this article will focus on how the pretrial release decision directly affects the community.
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Professional Development: Building a StoryBrand
Lisa Buck
Apr 30, 2021
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The Prison-to-Law Pipeline Can Transform the Legal Discipline
Elizer Darris, Emily Hunt Turner, and John Goeppinger
Apr 30, 2021
The Prison-to-Law Pipeline (PLP) is a program that opens the door to ABA-approved paralegal degrees and ABA-accredited law degrees for currently incarcerated Minnesotans.
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Racism as a Public Health Emergency
Natasha Phelps
Apr 30, 2021
Although racism has been a public health issue for centuries, many jurisdictions across the country are now recognizing racism as a systemic public health crisis that can no longer be ignored. This recognition is a response to the pressing issues of this past year.
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Pro Bono at a Crossroads
Aaron Frederickson
Apr 27, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Terri Yellowhammer
Feb 26, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Maximillia Utley
Feb 26, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Julie Allyn
Feb 26, 2021
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Practice Pointers: Is This All There Is? What to Do If You've Lost Passion for Your Career
Charles Goldstein; Emily Goldstein
Feb 26, 2021
Certainly, for many attorneys the practice of law is a fulltime passion; they don’t question or regret their career choices. Others, for myriad reasons, come to discover that their practice no longer fits their life circumstances
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Professional Development: The New Corner Office
Lisa Buck
Feb 26, 2021
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10 Questions: Jason Schellack
Feb 26, 2021
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Perspective of an Attorney Living Alone during the Pandemic
Weichen Wang
Feb 26, 2021
There are certain perks of being single and living alone during these crazy times. But there are corresponding disadvantages, too, in the form of the loss of day-to-day structure, a larger dose of social isolation, and being more prone to loneliness.
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Working from Home: From Burnout to Balance
Shuangqi “Joy” Wang
Feb 26, 2021
I never expected to work from home full-time this early in my career. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought enormous changes to our daily lives, and working from home is now my daily routine. While the “WFH” experience has been mostly positive, there have been challenges that allowed me to better understand myself, my work, and the critical link between productivity and wellness.
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Housing Is Healthcare: How Preventing Evictions Keeps People Alive
Joey Dobson
Feb 26, 2021
Sky-high rents. Nonexistent rental vacancies. Thousands of families being evicted. Record numbers of people forced to sleep on the streets. Shelter bed shortage for those in need. Stark racial disparities in who had access to a healthy and stable home. This was the reality in Hennepin County a year ago. Then came COVID-19.
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Immigration Detention, Removal Defense, and the Pandemic
Kerry McGuire
Feb 26, 2021
The pandemic has exacerbated the shortcomings and challenges of noncitizens’ removal proceedings (often referred to as “deportation”), and this article will explore those shortcomings and their effects on the individuals involved in the process.
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Legal Aid Update: Serving Clients During a Pandemic
Jean Lastine
Feb 26, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in March of 2020, Central Minnesota Legal Services (CMLS) began operating as a virtual law office on March 19 after adopting protocols to protect the health and safety of CMLS staff and the people it serves.
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Post-Pandemic Practice
Debra Bulluck and Eric T. Cooperstein
Feb 26, 2021
When we get to the other side of the pandemic tunnel, remote technologies will continue to play a central role in the judicial system, improving both access to justice and the practice of law.
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Inside View: The Pandemic as Accelerant
Cresston Gackle
Feb 26, 2021
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President's Page: Time is Saved
Esteban A. Rivera
Feb 26, 2021
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Ask-A-Lawyer: Work & Wellbeing
Feb 26, 2021
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YWCA Equity Challenge and Bar Association DEI Discussions
Jun 10, 2021
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Statement from MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA Presidents on State vs. Derek Chauvin decision
Apr 22, 2021
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A Message from MSBA President Dyan Ebert, HCBA President Esteban Rivera, RCBA President Susan Buckley and Vildan Teske, President of the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter
Apr 13, 2021
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