Adam Nero does not immediately come across as the type of guy who would get behind a guitar and play some folky, genuine Americana. He's a clean-shaven, bespectacled fellow, dressed down in a sweater and dark denim -- the look is a little more "off-duty lawyer" than "grungy, tobacco-rolling country ... More >>
Al Franken wants to update the Violence Against Women Act specifically to fit Native American women's needs.‚ÄčThe Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition released a report today aggregating the stories of Native American women from around the state involved in prostitution. Titled "Gard ... More >>
Arranging deck chairs on the Titanic?Tom Emmer's Team Frivolous did the right thing Saturday, withdrawing almost 2,600 frivolous challenges to recounted ballots in Hennepin County. On Sunday, the Great Withdrawal continued as they took similar action on the work of their overzealous troops i ... More >>
McCollum reminds the Rwandan government of U.S. generosity in foreign aidWill this help? Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced, and Keith Ellison has cosponsored, a U.S. House resolution calling on the Rwandan government to release accused genocide denier William Mitchell law professor Peter Erl ... More >>
Via William Mitchell College of LawNo question, the man is lightning rodWilliam Mitchell constitutional law professor Peter Erlinder is no stranger to controversial causes in the United States, but his latest gambit leaves him on the hook far from home: He's been arrested in Rwanda for denyin ... More >>
Governor's appointments shift balance of the state's most powerful court
After apologies and a promise of compensation, passengers from the six-hour tarmac nightmare called the company's attempt to compensate them an insult and a flat-out "shut-up package."
The plane was rerouted to the Rochester airport due to bad weather and the 47 passengers were forced to stay on the place for nine hours with no food, one free beverage and overflowing toilets.
The small Minneapolis start-up has become a certified nationwide blockbuster. Can it survive success?
Do you want to know a secret about sexual psychopaths? They're not the ones committing most of the sex crimes.
KSTP targets a U of M instructor in the name of protecting America's borders
Two lawyers challenge the governor's new policy on sex offenders
Minnesota lawyer has made millions suing
Hennepin county faces a huge case backlog
One man's fight for a jury trial could result in a spate of appeals
Where do you sue when the place you've been defamed is virtual?
Retail ethnographers hunt the wily and elusive two-fisted, tight-walleted shopper
New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio
There is no cure and no way out. So why does the state spend more than $20 million a year to treat 179 former sex offenders?
Coming to a capitol near you: The Patriot Act Junior
The Hollman redevelopment project is finally under way on Minneapolis's near north side. Now it's time to follow the money.
Big Brother is watching: Can he tell whether you prefer good gin or cheap beer?
Do Minneapolis police help businesses discriminate?
Ted Mondale thought he could sweet-talk the 'burbs into building their share of affordable housing-- but Eagan told him to get lost.
Instead of a 12-year prison sentence, Judge James Campbell gave an attempted murderer a few months in the workhouse. And he can't understand why everyone's so upset about it.
Could a long-simmering tiff over a lawyer's right to dismiss a judge turn into a bench-clearing brawl?
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
He fought for his right to make phone calls from prison, but now Ronaldo Ligons is about to be disconnected
William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.
Getting tough on Minneapolis's least wanted
The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?
When Chaqui Franklin got in trouble one too many times, a judge decided her problem was...Minneapolis
Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999
Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues
Minnesota could find itself writing checks to hundreds of prisoners--thanks to a jailhouse lawyer with an eye for detail
All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.
If Greg Wersal has his way, Minnesota judges will soon campaign for election just like any other politicians
In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.