Update (June10, 2015):  New amendments to the court rules take effect on July 1.  A few highlights: There must be “consecutive pagination” of all pages in affidavits and trial exhibits from start to finish. A declaration that a filing was submitted “under penalty of perjury” will suffice rather than notarization for many documents. The rules […]

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 […]