Minnesota Adopts Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule . . . Long Live the Exclusionary Rule!
Today the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a long awaited decision on whether or not to adopt the "good-faith| exception to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule. Read More
Is the Constitution Slowing You Down? Hop on the Legislative Bypass!
Happy Monday. Let's start the week with a quick peek at the Minnesota judiciary, circa 2001.
In 2001, in State v. Larsen, 637 N.W.2d 315, Minnesota courts denounced the "legislative bypass" Read More
Dan Koewler Selected By Super Lawyers Magazine for Rising Star List
Ramsay Law Firm is proud to announce that Dan Koewler was recently selected for the 2014 Minnesota "Rising Star" list maintained by Super Lawyers. Read More
The DWI Suspect: Lady Liberty's "Red-Headed Step-Child"
The State of Minnesotaâ??courts, cops, and legislatorsâ??provides more constitutional protection to convicted criminals than it does to drivers arrested under suspicion of drunk driving. Read More
D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution
In early 1944, Nazi Germany (the polar opposite of a country based on constitutionally guaranteed freedoms) was struggling to retain the territory it had captured, while the Allies were bombing Germany from the skies in anticipation of an amphibious landing for a new battle - the "Second Front". Read More
Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?
We the People understand and appreciate that law enforcement's job is to investigate crime by collecting evidence to be used in a criminal prosecution. Read More
Stuck in the Middle With . . . Infrared Spectroscopic Uncertainty of Measurement
It's an iconic scene from a great movie - Mr. Read More
Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. Read More