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Thomas Gallagher Elected President of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice. on Jan 9, 2011 in Minnesota DWI Law, Minnesota Law, Minnesota Lawyers, minneapolis criminal lawyer, Minnesota Criminal Law, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Thomas GallagherThomas Gallagher was elected President of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice by a unanimous vote of its members Continue reading →...



Countermeasures at a DWI Stop: the Party Question on Jun 25, 2010 in DWI Right to Counsel, Legal First Aid, Legal Rights, Minneapolis DWI Lawyer, Minnesota DWI Law, Traffic Stops, Warrantless Searches, exculpatory evidence, alcohol testing in minnesota, Dealing with police, right to remain silent, Search and Seizure Law, Thomas GallagherWhat are some potentially effective countermeasures, then? If the window is not open, or open about an inch or so - that is plenty to pass the drivers license and insurance card through, but not enough to expose the odor of alcohol. You can refuse...



Prostitution and Minnesota Law on May 31, 2010 in Minnesota Criminal Law, Minnesota Law, prostitution, harm reduction, minneapolis prostitution lawyer, minnesota prostitution lawsHow can we best understand prostitution?  It involves two important aspects of human existence: sexuality and money.  Given the controversy each of these inspire, can it be any surprise that prostitution has been controversial as well?  Prostituti...



Legislative Update: The Minnesota Bong Water Crime Case on Feb 21, 2010 in Bad Court Decisions, Marijuana legal, Minnesota Criminal Law, Minnesota laws, drug laws, drug prohibition, marijuana laws, drug legalization, drug quantity, Evidence for Drug Legalization, Minnesota drug laws, trace drug casesWill Minnesota lawmakers heed the call of the Minnesota Supreme Court and public outrage and undo the "Minnesota Bong Water Case?" A Bill has been introduced in the Minnesota House, H.F. No. 2757, to amend Minnesota Statutes section 152.01, subdiv...



The Moral Peril of Minnesota Asset Forfeiture Laws on Feb 8, 2010 in Constitutional Rights, Minnesota Criminal Law, Minnesota DWI Law, Race and Criminal Justice, Search and Seizure Law, Takings clause, Traffic Stops, asset forfeiture, double jeopardy, drug laws, due process - property deprivation, Minnesota asset forfeiture laws, stupid lawsLet's review: The government (police) can take your property at any time if suspicious, even if you are innocent. The burden is on you, not them, to do something about getting a court to look at it. If you do nothing, they keep your property, yo...



Minnesota Supreme Court Rules Against Innocent Spouse under DWI Car Forfeiture Statute on Dec 17, 2009 in Bad Court Decisions, Constitutional Rights, Minneapolis DWI Lawyer, Minnesota Criminal Law, Minnesota DWI Law, Minnesota laws, Search and Seizure Law, Takings clause, asset forfeiture, double jeopardy, due process - property deprivation, car forfeiture, Dealing with police, innocent owner, minneapolis criminal law, Minnesota asset forfeiture laws, minnesota criminal attorney, stupid laws, Thomas GallagherToday the Minnesota Supreme Court released a decision interpreting a Minnesota Statute in a way to deprive an innocent spouse of their legal right to keep their car, jointly owned by a spouse who drove it in violation of a law.   The Case, David Le...