Minnesota is indeed home to one major party that supports the legalization of pot, but it isn't the Republicans or Democrats.It's the Independence Party, which is one of just three parties in Minnesota with "major" status, attained when at least one of a party's candidates for statewide office wins ... More >>
Four months after Clark Griffith was convicted for misdemeanor indecent exposure, the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility is asking the Supreme Court to impose professional discipline.SEE ALSO: Lance Armstrong blasts Clark Griffith, attorney and alleged perv who reviewed doping caseThe "Di ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Clark Griffith, son of former Twins owner, allegedly unzipped pants, made student squeeze his penis-- Lance Armstrong blasts Clark Griffith, attorney and alleged perv who reviewed doping caseClark Griffith, son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith and an accomplished Twin Cities attorne ... More >>
One of the three people responsible for deciding to charge seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong with blood doping violations happens to be Minneapolis attorney Clark Griffith.Griffith, 70, is the son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith. This winter, Griffith resigned from his law schoo ... More >>
Behind the scenes of the transgender woman's case
Clark Griffith, a Minneapolis attorney and law school instructor whose father, Calvin, owned the Twins until 1984, has lost his job and faces criminal charges following a January incident where he allegedly made a student squeeze his penis. According to charges filed yesterday, Griffith, 70, buil ... More >>
If the allegations made by the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board are true, Shana Gail Buchanan had a pretty nice racket going for herself.Over the past three years, Buchanan repeatedly agreed to take on a client's appeal, got paid -- then did absolutely no legal work and ignored her clien ... More >>
This week's coverOur cover story this week describes the varied schemes of Jason Meyer, a Rochester entrepreneur who bilked his clients out of money with promises of huge returns on lucrative investments--sometimes in gold mines.Recently, Meyer was raided by the FBI and the IRS, and he's up on ch ... More >>
Photo: Pride FestivalWho gets to hang out in Loring Park during Pride Fest?Minneapolis Park Board President John Erwin said on Tuesday that the Twin Cities Pride Festival can decide which organizations are allowed to set up booths in Loring Park during their event, but the board can't stop an ... More >>
Photo: Pride Fest/Facebook200,000 folks are expected at the festival this weekendAbout 200,000 people are expected to show up for the Twin Cities Pride Festival centered on Loring Park this weekend, and one of them is bible-totin' anti-gay activist Brian Johnson, of Hayward, Wis. Should he ... More >>
Photo: Free Prof. Peter Erlinder Now/FacebookErlinder's controversial views on the Rwandan genocide have landed him in prisonIt's not clear whether this means he'll be able to return home yet, but William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder has been granted bail on medical grounds by a Rwan ... 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 >>
Peter Erlinder is accused of denying the Rwandan genocideThe New York Times is reporting that William Mitchell College law professor Peter Erlinder attempted suicide in his Rwandan jail cell, where he is being held for allegedly denying that country's genocide. Police said they found Erlinde ... More >>
Peter Erlinder is being held in a Rwandan prisonThe Rwandan News Service reports that William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder was hospitalized on Monday evening following hours of intense questioning by Rwandan detectives. RNS says there are suspicions he may be poisoned, but an American l ... 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 >>
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