Monthly Archives: November 2016

Voter Fraud May Be a Myth, but Fraud in Minnesota Is Very Real
Voter Fraud May Be a Myth, but Fraud in Minnesota Is Very Real
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Category: Fraud | Voter Fraud

The weeks leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election were a doozy. There were accusations flying from every direction: Donald Trump had been accused of fraud, as well as sexually assaulting women; Hillary Clinton was accused of breaking the law with her email scandal; and states were being accused of having rigged elections.


Minnesota was certainly a target of the latter accusations, and Minnesota citizens weren’t so fast to dismiss the allegations. After Donald Trump brought up rigged election

Minnesota’s HIDTA Funding Could Quickly Increase Drug Arrests
Minnesota’s HIDTA Funding Could Quickly Increase Drug Arrests
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Category: Drug Crimes | HIDTA

When the War on Drugs began, America made big shifts in the law enforcement budget. Despite some small movement away from this “war,” overall these priorities haven’t changed.


That’s unfortunate, because all told the county has spent over a trillion dollars fighting the drug war. Every year, the federal government puts over $15 billion towards these efforts.


One of the most effective tactics implemented by the federal government has been the creation of grants for law enforcement

Police Scrutinized after Controversial Disorderly Conduct Arrest
Police Scrutinized after Controversial Disorderly Conduct Arrest
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The citizens of Minnesota are well aware of the issue of police brutality throughout America, and how viral videos have been able to show any questionable aggression and practices by a number of officers. It seems like there are new videos coming out every month.


In October, one surfaced that showed a black man being grabbed by police and later arrested in Edina for simply walking in the street. The recording has been viewed over 750,000 times, and has

Murder vs. Manslaughter: Different Homicide Charges in Minnesota
Murder vs. Manslaughter: Different Homicide Charges in Minnesota
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When someone is murdered, it may seem like the accused is doomed.


But maybe the murder wasn’t intentional, or was a “crime of passion” (which is not just a term used in the movies!). For this reason, Minnesota has different charges and penalties for homicide. If you are accused of homicide, you may face the following charges:


First Degree Murder. This is the most severe crime in Minnesota’s criminal justice system. The most common distinction between first



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




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