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MN Supreme Court Considers the Constitutionality of False Police Misconduct Reports

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority I. The Origins of State v. Crawley The Minnesota Supreme Court recently discussed the constitutionality and effects of Minnesota Statute § 609.505(2), which imposes criminal penalties for communicating knowingly false … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Barriers: Eliminating Hostile Work Environments in Minneapolis

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations As of May 16, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court has provided some clarification in analyzing hostile work environment claims in its recent decision in LaMont v. Independent School District #728. Formerly, … Continue reading

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The Courts Catch Up with the Law: Expanding Marital Status Discrimination

By MDCR Complaint Investigations Unit Click for Taylor v. LSI Corp. of America, 796 N.W.2d 153 (Minn. 2011) PDF On April 13, 2011, in light of the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) definition of “marital status,” the Minnesota Supreme Court … Continue reading

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