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MN Judicial Branch Public Notices Update

On December 19, former Justice Eric Magnuson and attorney Dan Cragg, along with MSBA President Sonia Miller Van-Oort, will speak at the Court’s public hearing regarding proposed changes to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure. Justice Magnuson will present the case for adoption of a rule providing half of unclaimed cy pres funds from state class action settlements be awarded to legal services. Mr. Cragg will argue that the Court should amend some additional Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure to conform with the Federal Rules.

Also on December 19, three MSBA Sections will present their concerns at the Court’s public hearing regarding proposed changes to Rule 114 of the General Rules of Practice, which governs alternative dispute resolution. The Sections scheduled to speak are ADR, Family Law, and Construction Law.