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Volume 29: Issue 2

Recent Decisions of the Minnesota Supreme Court

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The Honorable Edward C. Stringer

Russell Pannier
Essay: Abraham's Theory of Constitutional Interpretation

Neal T. Buethe
Everybody Likes a Tattletale?: The Minnesota Supreme Court's Elimination of the "Public Policy" Requirement for Whistleblower Protection in Anderson-Johanningmeier

Nancy E. Brasel
Ad Hoc Deceptions in Private Disputes: When Does a Private Plaintiff Confer a Public Benefit Under Minnesota's Private Attorney General Statute?

Laura S. Ferster
Griffis v. Luban: A Red Herring in the High Seas of Personal Jurisdiction

Tanya J. Dobash
Trade Secret Theft & Employer Vicarious Liability in Hagen v. Burmeister & Associates, Inc.

Eric C. Hallstrom
State v. Grossman: The Minnesota Supreme Court Applies Apprendi to Minnesota's Patterned Sex Offender Statute, But What Lies Ahead?

Thaddeus R. Lightfoot
Seeing the Forest and the Trees: The Minnesota Timber Harvesting GEIS Applied in Potlatch and Boise Cascade

Eric Douglas Larson
The Walser Decisions and Constitutional Condemnation Conundrums

Kelly Lyn Mitchell
Judging the Court's Own Conduct: Tracing the Use of the Schwartz Hearing Through Time―State v. Greer

Jan I. Berlage
A Clear Message Regarding Service of Process on Joint Ventures & Joint Enterprises―Ryan Contracting, Inc. v. Jag Investments, Inc. & Mellett v. Fairview Health Services

Jenifer M. Ross-Amato
Transgender Employees & Restroom Designation―Goins v. West Group, Inc.

Keith A. Dotseth, Kari J. Thurlow and Carrie A. Daniel
Evolution or Revolution: Thommes' Role in the Development of the Business Risk Doctrine

Case Notes

Ryan R. Dreyer
Civil Procedure―Discouraging Declaratory Actions in Minnesota―The Res Judicata Effect of Declaratory Judgments in Light of State v. Joseph

Nancy Hylden
Contracts―A Rose By Any Other Name: No Tolling of an Arbitration Agreement Limitation Period, but Unreasonableness Achieves the Same End in Rose Revocable Trust v. Effich

Steven P. Aggergaard
Criminal Law―Retreat From Reason: How Minnesota's New No-Retreat Rule Confuses the Law and Cries for Alteration―State v. Glowacki

Arthur G. Boylan
Property―Losing Clarity in Loss of Access Cases: The Minnesota Supreme Court's Muddled Analysis in Dale Properties, LLC v. State

Book Review

Bernard E. Nodzon, Jr.
A Closer Look Inside Appellate Courts

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