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ICYMI: Minnesota Supreme Court Grants Expedited Review of Police Defunding Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                      Friday, April 22, 2022                                                                                      Contact:  Chris Mulcahey [email protected]     IN CASE

Minnesota Court of Appeals Overturns District Court Decision Against Minneapolis Police Defunding and Enforcing MPD Staffing Requirement

Golden Valley, MN – Today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals (COA) overturned the Hennepin County District Court’s decision ordering Minneapolis to immediately take any and all necessary action to ensure that they fund and employ a police force of at least 731 sworn officers, or more, as required in the city charter. The Court of Appeals notably described the Upper Midwest Law Center’s (UMLC) legal position as “logical,” and the concurrence described the Court’s own opinion as “illogical.” 

The Upper Midwest Law Center Files Lawsuit Against Minnesota Secretary of State on Behalf of Minnesota Voters Alliance

The lawsuit challenges an administrative rule adopted by the Secretary of State that conflicts with the Minnesota statute requiring absentee ballot board members to verify that absentee ballots belong to the voter named on the ballot and ballot application. The challenged rule limits the situations in which a ballot may be rejected to only those where the name signed is clearly a different name than the name of the voter as printed on the signature envelope.

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The Upper Midwest Law Center Sends Demand Letter to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Golden Valley, MN – The Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC), on behalf of Officer Rodney Maki, sent a letter today to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis demanding that the Fed reverse its placement of Officer Maki on unpaid leave and its threats of the termination of his employment based on his religious objection to receiving a COVID-19 vaccination produced or tested using fetal cells.

ICYMI: Minnesota Supreme Court Grants Expedited Review of Police Defunding Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                      Friday, April 22, 2022                                                                                      Contact:  Chris Mulcahey [email protected]     IN CASE

Minnesota Court of Appeals Overturns District Court Decision Against Minneapolis Police Defunding and Enforcing MPD Staffing Requirement

Golden Valley, MN – Today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals (COA) overturned the Hennepin County District Court’s decision ordering Minneapolis to immediately take any and all necessary action to ensure that they fund and employ a police force of at least 731 sworn officers, or more, as required in the city charter. The Court of Appeals notably described the Upper Midwest Law Center’s (UMLC) legal position as “logical,” and the concurrence described the Court’s own opinion as “illogical.” 

The Upper Midwest Law Center Files Lawsuit Against Minnesota Secretary of State on Behalf of Minnesota Voters Alliance

The lawsuit challenges an administrative rule adopted by the Secretary of State that conflicts with the Minnesota statute requiring absentee ballot board members to verify that absentee ballots belong to the voter named on the ballot and ballot application. The challenged rule limits the situations in which a ballot may be rejected to only those where the name signed is clearly a different name than the name of the voter as printed on the signature envelope.

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The Upper Midwest Law Center Sends Demand Letter to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Golden Valley, MN – The Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC), on behalf of Officer Rodney Maki, sent a letter today to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis demanding that the Fed reverse its placement of Officer Maki on unpaid leave and its threats of the termination of his employment based on his religious objection to receiving a COVID-19 vaccination produced or tested using fetal cells.

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