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Sixteen attorneys basic be a part of South Dakota lawsuit to revive Fourth of July fireworks

Sixteen attorneys general join South Dakota lawsuit to restore Fourth of July fireworks

S.14 attorneys general joined Governor Kristi Noem’s fight to restore South Dakota’s July 4th fireworks display, the latest in a year-long showdown between state and federal officials. On Wednesday, attorneys general of 16 states filed amicus briefs in support of Noem’s lawsuit against the Home Office to restore the July 4th fireworks display at Mount … Read more

three MPD Officers Justified In Utilizing Lethal Drive In Dolal Idd Capturing, Dakota Co. Legal professional Concludes – WCCO

3 MPD Officers Justified In Using Deadly Force In Dolal Idd Shooting, Dakota Co. Attorney Concludes – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Dolal Idd’s family and supporters stood in front of Governor Tim Walz’s house on Friday demanding justice. It came after Dakota District Attorney Kathy Keena announced that three police officers would not be charged with the fatal shooting of Idd seven months ago. Keena said the lethal force was warranted after a … Read more

three MPD Officers Justified In Utilizing Lethal Pressure In Dolal Idd Taking pictures, Dakota Co. Legal professional Concludes – WCCO

3 MPD Officers Justified In Using Deadly Force In Dolal Idd Shooting, Dakota Co. Attorney Concludes – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Dakota county attorney Kathy Keena announced Friday that the shooting of Dolal Idd by three Minneapolis police officers was justified with lethal force. Keena says the decision not to bring charges against officers Paul Huyhn, Darcy Klund and Jason Schmitt was made after a thorough review of the facts surrounding Idd’s death … Read more

Legal professional: Dakota Entry protester jailed after refusing to adjust to grand jury investigation

Law enforcement stands off with #NoDAPL protesters on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the Backwater Bridge along Highway 1806. Photo via Morton County

Steve Martinez, a 46-year-old Bismarck resident who participated in protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline four years ago, was detained at the Burleigh County Detention Center on Wednesday, February 3. His attorney, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, said he was arrested after being scorned in court for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena to investigate the … Read more

Retiring Dakota Co. Legal professional Jim Backstrom ‘78 encourages public service – Information and Occasions

Retiring Dakota Co. Attorney Jim Backstrom ‘78 encourages public service – News and Events

Dakota County attorney James Backstrom Every time James Backstrom signs his name in ’78 he has to include his middle initial so he can remember his father. Clifford Backstrom was a firefighter for more than three decades, giving his son a duty to serve the public. In February, Clifford Backstrom’s son will retire shortly after … Read more

Emails present North Dakota lawyer common was suggested Texas election lawsuit possible would fail | Courts & Crime

Emails show North Dakota attorney general was advised Texas election lawsuit likely would fail | Courts & Crime

“The North Dakota attorney general and attorneys general across the country – they’re the top law enforcement officers and they filed a lawsuit in the US Supreme Court based on allegations, and I find that just incomprehensible,” Jon Western said. A native of Bismarck, Professor of International Relations at Mount Holyoke College and Five Colleges … Read more

With A, South Dakota will see a ‘well-regulated market’ for leisure pot, state legal professionals say

With A, South Dakota will see a ‘well-regulated market’ for recreational pot, state lawyers say

PIERRE, SD (KELO) – Prosecutors defending Amendment A against a lawsuit by the governor of South Dakota now argue that there is a “high probability” that legalizing recreational marijuana will harm the black market for cannabis. But private lawyers for the two law enforcement officers who act as the governor’s front men counter that voters … Read more

South Dakota legal professionals could not serve S.D. pot companies whereas sale stays a federal crime

South Dakota lawyers may not serve S.D. pot businesses while sale remains a federal crime

PIERRE, SD (KELO) – The South Dakota Supreme Court says a South Dakota attorney may not provide ethical services to a client engaged in marijuana activities if the sale of marijuana is legal in South Dakota, but under federal law forbidden is. The ethics statement was posted in the latest edition of the State Bar … Read more