Update (April 3, 2015): A video of the March 17, 2015 hearing before the Minnesota Supreme Court is here. The bottom line: there seems a broad-based consensus that the judiciary is headed in the right direction, recognizing the need for public access, recognizing the need to protect privacy in certain limited cases (mostly focused on […]

The Minnesota Supreme Court is considering an array of proposed amendments to the court rules. Many are occasioned by the move to e-filing and digital court records. One new rule will make everything easier. It will simply require that all documents filed be consecutively numbered. So, for example, an affidavit with exhibits will have to […]