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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NOTICE - MEDIA RELEASE TIME IS 10:00 A.M.




A15-0483       State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Marcus Michael Barshaw, Appellant.
                        Stearns County.
            1.   Because the evidence of premeditation was sufficient, the district court did not err in convicting appellant of first-degree premeditated murder. 
            2.   Because the evidence of appellant’s intent to cause a peace officer to fear immediate bodily harm was sufficient, the district court did not err in convicting appellant of first-degree assault of a peace officer.
            Affirmed.  Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea.
            Took no part, Justice Margaret H. Chutich.

 
 
 
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER
 
ADM09-8009             General Rules of Practice for the District Court.
                                    Supreme Court.
            Order promulgating amendments to the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts to be effective May 23, 2016.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS


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ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW

FILED Tuesday, May 17, 2016


(Petitioner indicated in Italic Type)

1.       State of Minnesota vs. Antonio Freeman – A15-1451 – Denied
2.       Kenneth H. Zimmerman, et al., Gary C. Berndt, et al. vs. Sauk River Watershed District – A15-0782 – Denied
3.       State of Minnesota vs. Antonio Lamonthe White – A15-0608 – Denied
4.       Eugene Lee Rushton vs. State of Minnesota – A15-0584 – Granted
5.       Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Kenneth M. Njema – A16-0386 – Dismissed
6.       Lovell Nahmor Oates vs. State of Minnesota – A15-0788 – Granted/Stayed
7.       State of Minnesota vs. Gonsalo Cosme-Garcia – A15-0470 – Denied
8.       State of Minnesota vs. Timothy Andrew Swan – A15-0832 – Denied
9.       Founders Insurance Company vs. James Yates – A15-1174 – Granted
10.     State of Minnesota vs. Michael Marshall Johnson, a/k/a Michael Tate – A15-0391 – Denied
11.     State of Minnesota vs. Matthew Robert Dornsbach – A15-0590 – Denied
12.     State of Minnesota vs. Kevin Earl Westergaard – A15-0582 – Denied
13.     State of Minnesota vs. Braelyn Janay Heldt – A15-0877 – Denied
14.     State of Minnesota vs. Faith Annette Jenson – A15-0416 – Denied
15.     Danielle Ann Schanze vs. Daniel Frederick Schanze – A15-0231 – Denied
16.     State of Minnesota vs. Jeremia Joseph Loper – A15-0509 – Denied
17.     State of Minnesota vs. Joseph Harvey Bellanger – A15-0150 – Denied
18.     State of Minnesota vs. Emery Scott Whitt – A15-0465 – Denied
19.     Karl Arthur Keene vs. State of Minnesota – A15-0796 – Denied
20.     Troy K. Scheffler vs. City of Anoka, et al. & City of Coon Rapids – A16-0252 – Denied
21.     State of Minnesota vs. Max Dylan Loosen-Scholer – A15-1095 – Denied
22.     Anita J. Howard vs. Shelly R. Svoboda, M.D., et al. – A15-0896 – Granted
23.     State of Minnesota vs. Sherman Peak  – A15-0355 – Denied
24.     State of Minnesota vs. Derrick Lee Riddle – A15-0522 – Denied
25.     State of Minnesota vs. Casimir Robert Krithers – A16-0201 – Denied
26.     Craig L. Anderson on behalf of the Estate of Leslie R. Anderson vs. Hans Carlson, et al. – A15-1443 – Denied
27.     State of Minnesota vs. Joshua Alan Pourrier – A14-0568 – Stay vacated, denied