U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    St. Paul RNC mass-arrests: Police acted reasonably, court affirms

    ‚ÄčThe U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that police acted reasonably when arresting 400 people en masse on September 1, 2008 during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.Today's ruling affirms U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson's 2010  decision to dismiss a lawsuit brought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006

    Despite the support of the GOP, golfers and God, a judicial candidate flops

    Last year, when the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Minnesota's strict restrictions on judicial campaigning--thereby opening the floodgates for political parties to jump into the fray--there was a flood of dire predictions about the consequences for our judiciary. And why not?

  • News

    September 6, 2006

    Courting Trouble

    Judicial candidates in Minnesota can now be endorsed by a political party. The money hasn't flowed yet, but some races have already been politicized.

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    August 10, 2005

    The Golden Gavel

    You can't buy justice--but now it's easier to make a down payment