Opinion
by Judge Steve Halsey Recently a citizen I know who has run a business and served in political office observed one of our criminal court sessions. The citizen observed, “Not much happened, just continuing cases two or three months.” The intimation was that a lot of tax dollars are going to waste...Read More
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From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson “Pete and Julie” were desperate to sell their timeshare. They rarely used it and the fees kept rising. When a “broker” called and claimed her client was interested in buying, Pete and Julie were eager to know the details. They hesita...Read More
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In 1962, Clarence Earl Gideon, a 51-year-old drifter with an 8th grade education, sat in a Florida prison cell serving five years for a pool hall burglary in which five dollars, a few beers, and soda pop were taken. States were not required to provide lawyers to defendants in most criminal cases at ...Read More
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When 11-year-old Mandi Simon, of Eagan, says “give,” amazing things happen for children in need. Mandi, who was adopted by Dina and Rich Simon at eight days old, is grateful for her “awesome parents.” Realizing how lucky she is, she wants to make the world a better place. Determined to help ...Read More
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