From the Bench

Jul-Aug 2021

Police Officer Sued for Off-Duty Actions: Is the City Liable?

Police officer sued for off-duty actions: is the city liable?…

May-Jun 2021

Public Official Sued for Blocking Citizen on Twitter

Read about a public official sued for blocking citizen on twitter, and more.

Mar-Apr 2021

Court Upholds Local Government Sign Ordinance

Read about recent court cases dealing with sign ordinances, appeals, qualified immunity, and more.

Jan-Feb 2021

City Sued for Prohibiting the Sale of Flavored Tobacco

Read about recent court cases dealing with federal preemption, governmental immunities, Open Meeting Law, constitutional law, and land use.

Nov-Dec 2020

Court: Landfills Deserve Special Land Use Consideration

Read about recent court cases dealing with land use, data practices, constitutional law, qualified immunity, and forfeiture law.

Sep-Oct 2020

MN Supreme Court Upholds City’s Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

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

Jul-Aug 2020

Plaintiffs Seek Environmental Review of Comprehensive Plan

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

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.