Citizen Prevails Over Bemidji Merit Hearing Board Members’ Motion to Dismiss in “Sunshine” Lawsuit

The Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) recently won a decisive victory for its client against the members of the City of Bemidji Merit Hearing Board in a “Sunshine” lawsuit. Sunshine laws (here, the Minnesota Open Meeting Law) require specific businesses and government...

UMLC Urges Compliance with Election Law in Several Minnesota Counties

Today, the Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) formally addressed letters to the county attorneys for Wabasha, Stearns, Sherburne, and Benton County regarding their recent resolutions on absentee ballot board staffing.  UMLC, representing the Minnesota Voters Alliance...

UMLC Secures Major Victory in Free Speech Case Against Lakeville School District

Today, the Upper Midwest Law Center (UMLC) won a major victory for its clients against the Lakeville School District. The federal 8th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the District Court in Cajune v. Independent School District 194, holding that the Lakeville School...