Sometimes vibrant, sometimes crime-ridden, a local tells Reason what it’s like to live blocks from where George Floyd died.
Programs that keep sex offenders indefinitely confined face new challenges.
A Reinstated Third-Degree Murder Charge Gives Jurors Another Option To Convict Derek Chauvin for Killing George Floyd
Like the felony murder charge, it carries a presumptive sentence more than eight years longer than the manslaughter charge.
Derek Chauvin May Get a Sentence Much Shorter Than the One William Barr Thought Would Be Seen As Too Lenient
The former attorney general reportedly nixed a plea deal that involved a sentence of more than 10 years but would have precluded a federal prosecution.
The practice evades constitutional constraints by casting punishment and preventive detention as treatment.
A year into the pandemic, politicians still have not digested the dangers of careless public health measures.
By arbitrarily foreclosing relatively safe social and recreational options, politicians encourage defiance, resentment, and riskier substitutes.
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The ex-cop charged with killing George Floyd should be allowed to await his trial in safety. That should be the standard for everybody.
Aggressive sloganeering doesn't necessarily lead to policy reforms.
Licensing laws can be weaponized to chill speech.
A spokesperson for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says they were scared people would drive too fast.
And that means breaking through the "blue wall of silence."
The perpetual scapegoat for unrest
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
Riots have raged in the city in response to Floyd's death.
Police departments exist to protect people's persons and property. The Minneapolis Police Department has failed to do either.
Minneapolis police said George Floyd died after he "appeared to be suffering medical distress."
If the Mall of America can reopen on June 1, why can’t the Cathedral of St. Paul?
State legislators want to allow duplexes statewide and eliminate local governments' ability to impose aesthetic design requirements.
Klobuchar is a cop too, though it took a little longer for her record to catch up with her.
Castle Danger Brewing is the latest of the state's craft breweries to be victimized by a law that forbids all but the smallest operations from selling growlers on location.
More than $60 million of government money could flow to a private water park next to the Mall of America.
The group takes its First Amendment crusade to a public park in Minnesota.
The tech giant is asking Becker, Minnesota, to waive 20 years' worth of city and county taxes.
"Minnesota Nice" branding belies mean streak and temper, said staff. Will it harm her presidential chances?
An arrest is worse than a humiliating sext.
The Somali community in Minnesota has become a microcosm for the national debate over immigration, refugee resettlement, and national security.
At the University of Minnesota, wrapped gifts could get you on the naughty list.
Two cases give the Court a chance to reconsider its counterintuitive conclusions about commitment and registration.
An appeal asks SCOTUS to decide the question, noting that the program has released just one "patient" in 23 years.
Minneapolis Cop Shoots and Kills Australian Woman Through Door of His Car [UPDATED w/ comments from ACLU]
His and his partner's body cameras were both off.
"He was wagging his tail. My dog wasn't even moving, lunging toward him or anything."
Dental therapists can provide access to more care, but the American Dental Association keeps trying to stop them.
Workers and business owners have pleaded with council members to consider the cost of their action.
Seven seconds after Castile told a police officer he had a legal gun, he was shot seven times.
Taking medical marijuana across state lines isn't any more illegal than transporting it within a state.
The Twin Cities have been waiting since 1991 for a winner. A University of Illinois-Chicago economist says lowering the income tax rate might help.