Latest Minnesota Supreme Court News

Panel weighs expanding use of cameras in Minnesota courts

Jan. 14, 2022 19:57 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota court advisory committee met again Friday to examine whether to allow more video coverage of criminal trial proceedings, with some members expressing hesitation toward expanding the use of cameras in courts. The state Supreme Court's Advisory...

Minnesota Supreme Court to review drainage projects ruling

Dec. 28, 2021 17:33 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will review a ruling by the Minnesota Court of Appeals that provided environmental protections for Renville County’s last free-flowing stream. The October appeals court decision called for an environmental...

Supreme Court reinstates wrongful death suit in 2013 killing

Nov. 10, 2021 18:24 PM EST

MINNNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the heirs of a boy whose 2013 killing sparked major child protection reforms in Minnesota. The lawsuit accuses Pope County and three child protection workers of...