From the Bench

May-Jun 2020

MN Supreme Court Upholds City’s Rejection of Citizen Petition

Read summaries of recent court cases that may be relevant to cities.

Mar-Apr 2020

Torrential Rains Bring Flooded Basement: Is the City Responsible?

Read summaries of recent court cases that may be relevant to cities.

Jan-Feb 2020

Court OKs City’s Termination of Annexation Agreement

Read about summaries of recent court cases of interest to Minnesota cities.

Nov-Dec 2019

Court Allows County-Owned WWI Memorial to Remain Standing

Read about summaries of recent court cases of interest to Minnesota cities.

Sep-Oct 2019

What Minnesota Voter Data Is Considered Public?

Read about recent court cases related to voter data, sick and safe time, sobriety tests, reasonable accommodations, and the First…

Jul-Aug 2019

Court: State Law Does Not Preempt City’s Minimum Wage Ordinance

Read about recent court cases dealing with preemption of local authority, annexation, and more.

May-Jun 2019

Resident Petition Fails Due to Invalid Signatures

Read about summaries of recent court cases of interest to Minnesota cities.

Mar-Apr 2019

All Public Employers Subject to Age Discrimination Law

Read about recent court cases dealing with public employment law, waste management, and more.

Jan-Feb 2019

Union Claims City Reorganization Was an Unfair Labor Practice

Read about recent court cases dealing with public employment, municipal water utilities, and more.

Nov-Dec 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Finds Union ‘Fair Share’ Fees Unconstitutional

Read about recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.