Minnesota Cities Magazine

From the Bench

From the Bench: What Minnesota Voter Data Is Considered Public? September 2019

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

From the Bench—Court: State Law Does Not Preempt City’s Minimum Wage Ordinance July 2019

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

From the Bench: Resident Petition Fails Due to Invalid Signatures May 2019

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

From the Bench: All Public Employers Subject to Age Discrimination Law March 2019

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

From the Bench: Union Claims City Reorganization Was an Unfair Labor Practice January 2019

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

From the Bench: U.S. Supreme Court Finds Union ‘Fair Share’ Fees Unconstitutional November 2018

Read about recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.

From the Bench: Residents Seek to Reverse City’s Organized Trash Collection Decision September 2018

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

From the Bench: Court Rules in Favor of Driver in DWI Forfeiture Case July 2018

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

From the Bench: Court Upholds City Authority to Enforce Codes in Manufactured Home Park May 2018

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

From the Bench: City Officials Remain in Office Despite Open Meeting Law Violations March 2018

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

From the Bench: Court Dismisses Claim of Illegal Access to Driver’s License Data January 2018

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

From the Bench: Landowner Sues State of Wisconsin Over Land Regulations November 2017

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities