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Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Upper Midwest Law Center Appeal in MPD Funding Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                     Thursday, June 9, 2022                                                                              Contact: Chris Mulcahey [email protected] Minnesota Supreme Court Hears

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.” 

Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Upper Midwest Law Center Appeal in MPD Funding Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                     Thursday, June 9, 2022                                                                              Contact: Chris Mulcahey [email protected] Minnesota Supreme Court Hears

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.” 

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