A deeply divided Minnesota Supreme Court today issued a ruling in Laase v. 2007 Chevy Tahoe which allows the government to take away private property from an innocent husband or wife in DWI related cases. The decision overturns the trial and appellate courts who found that a spouse who was a named co-owner on the title of [...]
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Minnesota Supreme Court to Innocent Spouses: You Married Poorly So the Government Can Take Your Property
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SUPREME COURT OF MINNESOTA
State of Minnesota v. Pearson
Appellant Larry Demetrius Pearson challenged his conviction for first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm. In his appeal, Pearson raised the following issues: (1) whether the trial court erred by admitting as rebuttal evidence a videotaped statement made by Pearson to a police officer; (2) whether the [...]