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  • I’ve Been Accused of Burglary. What Does That Mean?
    I’ve Been Accused of Burglary. What Does That Mean?

    If you have been accused of burglary in Minnesota, that likely means you are facing a felony charge. At this level, a conviction could result in a prison term of more than one year and tens of ...

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  • Do I Have to Answer Police Questions?
    Do I Have to Answer Police Questions?

    If a police officer has arrested you for a misdemeanor or felony in Minneapolis, know that you do not have to answer their questions. You are protected under the Fifth Amendment from providing any ...

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  • Attorney Ryan Else Featured in Article Discussing His Role in Getting the VRJA Passed
    Attorney Ryan Else Featured in Article Discussing His Role in Getting the VRJA Passed

    Attorney Ryan Else was recently featured in an article published by the University of St. Thomas's Newsroom . The article discusses Ryan's pivotal role in getting the Veterans Restorative Justice Act ...

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  • How Does the Federal Judicial System Work?
    How Does the Federal Judicial System Work?

    The role of the federal judicial system is to interpret and explain the laws of our nation. Because the U.S. Constitution and federal statutes concern a wide range of conduct (not just criminal acts), ...

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  • What Is a Straw Purchase of a Gun?
    What Is a Straw Purchase of a Gun?

    Under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, we have the right to bear arms. However, that right is not unlimited. Various laws and regulations exist restricting access to firearms for certain ...

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  • What Are the Penalties for Manufacturing Methamphetamine?
    What Are the Penalties for Manufacturing Methamphetamine?

    Manufacturing any controlled substance is a serious offense, but manufacturing methamphetamine is considered a more severe crime. In Minnesota, if you manufacture any amount of meth, you commit a ...

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