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Minnesota Sex Offender Program Ruled Unconstitutional
Minnesota Sex Offender Program Ruled Unconstitutional
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Category: Media | News | Sex Crimes

 

A Prison Disguised as a Treatment Center

 

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) aims to provide court-ordered sex offender treatment to people who complete prison sentences, usually for criminal sexual conduct offenses. Once a prisoner’s sentence is complete, he is civilly committed to the MSOP for an “unspecified period of time.” People can be civilly committed if a judge determines that individual is a “sexual psychopathic personality” or a “sexually dangerous person,” or both. As of April 1,


Minnesota’s Expungement Law Explained: A Visual Guide
Minnesota’s Expungement Law Explained: A Visual Guide
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Effective January 1, 2015, Minnesota’s expungement law provides new opportunities for people to seal criminal records. Sometimes called Minnesota’s new “Second Chance Law,” the ability to successfully seal a criminal record and get a fresh start is now possible.

 

With 87% of employers performing some form of a background check, Minnesotans are continuously denied jobs or are fired because of a criminal record. These records range from dismissed charges to diversion programs, to low-level criminal convictions and serious


Can Justin Bieber Be Deported?
Can Justin Bieber Be Deported?
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Category: Immigration | Media | News

 

Teen pop star Justin Bieber made headlines recently for some questionable behavior. The 19-year-old musician was arrested on January 23, 2014 for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI), posession of illegal narcotics, and drag racing in Florida. Scores of Bieber’s fan – known as “Beliebers” – pose the question of whether the Canadian entertainer can legally be deported from the United States now that charges have been lodged against him.  Let’s discuss.

 

What Is Deportation?

“Deportation” is the


Amusing Lawsuits
Amusing Lawsuits
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There are some very amusing lawsuits that have happened throughout the United States. Click on the image below to see some of them.

 

 

This interactive graphic was provided by Keyser Law Firm


Attorney Katie DeGrio Channing Talks Immigration with WCCO News in Minneapolis
Attorney Katie DeGrio Channing Talks Immigration with WCCO News in Minneapolis
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Category: Immigration | Media | News

On January 29, 2013, immigration attorney Katie DeGrio Channing discussed U.S. Immigration Law with Jason DeRusha from WCCO News in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With Presdient Obama recently announcing a push for immigration reform, there may be new opportunities for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to obtain lawful and permanent status in the United States. Ms. Channing discussed how to obtain a permanent resident status, also known as having a “green card.”

 

If you have any immigration concerns and wish


Best Legal Movie Characters of All Time
Best Legal Movie Characters of All Time
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There are a million legal movies that have been produced across the years; however, there are only a handful of individual characters that have cut through the clutter in being considered All-Time Greats. With that, we at Keyser Law build build on our earlier list of Greatest Legal Movies of All Time and highlight the much more elite list of best legal movie characters of all time.

 

  1. Atticus Finch
    To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
    Amongst the greatest characters in


Keyser Law Firm’s Stillwater Office Now Open
Keyser Law Firm’s Stillwater Office Now Open
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Category: Media | News | Press Releases

Keyser Law Firm Opens Office in Stillwater, Minnesota

 

Earlier this year, we expanded our criminal defense practice to include immigration law.  Now with a physical expansion – the opening of a second location – we are able to better serve the people of Minnesota with a location that will be more convenient to a portion of our client base.  See the original press release here.

 

The new office will open December 1st and is located at:

 


MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL CRIMINAL DEFENSE & DWI LAW FIRM SERVING

 

With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:

 

HENNEPIN COUNTY

 

Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hanover, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rockford, Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Anthony Village, St. Bonifacius, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, Woodland and Hassan Township.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

Afton, Bayport, Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland, Landfall, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Newport, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Marys Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Willernie, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Baytown, Denmark, Grey Cloud Island, May, West Lakeland, Garen and Point Douglas.

RAMSEY COUNTY

Arden Hills, Blaine, Falcon Heights, Gem Lake, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, St. Paul, Spring Lake Park, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Township.

ANOKA COUNTY

Andover, Anoka, Bethel, Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Columbus, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Ramsey and St. Francis.

DAKOTA COUNTY

Apple Valley, Burnsville, Coates, Eagan, Farmington, Hampton, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Miesville, New Trier, Northfield, Randolph, Rosemount, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, Vermillion and West St. Paul.

MINNEAPOLIS