Monthly Archives: October 2013

Brooks’s Eve: A Hasty Part 3

Word is, the Brooks decision will be released tomorrow at 10 a.m.   Though my comments here may look completely cuckoo in just a few hours, the Court’s treatment of good faith at the Brooks arguments was sufficiently provocative that … Continue reading

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ORAL ARGUMENT: STATE V. BROOKS, Sept. 11, 2012, Part 2

Correction:  It will be Brooks oral argument, parts 1, 2 and 3.  Today, the consent issues The Tale of the Many-Horned Dilemma I am not above engaging in a bit of soothsaying when I listen to the arguments in a case, … Continue reading

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ORAL ARGUMENT: STATE V. BROOKS, Sept. 11, 2013, Part 1

The outcome(s) of the consolidated Brooks cases will doubtless have huge practical consequences for DWI practice in Minnesota, but that is not even what is most interesting about the cases. Forget the mechanistic and uninspiring field of law that used … Continue reading

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Blog, Thawed

Things change, and change again.  The Minnesota Supreme Court Criminal blog is back.

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