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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED OPINIONS

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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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



A14-1679        Francisco Herrera Sanchez, Appellant, vs. State of Minnesota, Respondent.
                         Court of Appeals.
            Defense counsel was only required to inform a noncitizen client that his guilty plea to third-degree criminal sexual conduct may subject him to removal from the United States, Minn. Stat. § 609.344, subd. 1(b) (2016), because it was not “truly clear” that the offense constituted “sexual abuse of a minor” under the aggravated-felony provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(A) (2015).
            Affirmed.  Justice David R. Stras.
            Concurring, Justice David L. Lillehaug.
            Took no part, Justices Margaret H. Chutich and Anne K. McKeig.


 
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ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW

FILED Tuesday, February 14, 2017


(Petitioner indicated in Italic Type)


1.      State of Minnesota vs. Melvin Eugene Snoddy – A15-1525 – Denied
2.      State of Minnesota vs. Lamar James Crump – A15-1690 – Denied
3.      State of Minnesota vs. James Michael Chermack – A15-1735 – Denied
4.      State of Minnesota vs. Abass Warsame Mumin – A15-1829 – Denied
5.      State of Minnesota vs. Susan Patrice Long – A15-2095 – Denied
6.      State of Minnesota vs. Ramsey Louis Kettle – A16-0018 – Denied
7.      State of Minnesota vs. Robert Joseph Engen – A15-1954 – Denied
8.      State of Minnesota vs. Quentin Todd Chute – A15-2053 – Granted/Denied
9.      State of Minnesota vs. Yachin Kadimel Scott – A15-1805 – Denied
10.    Ryan Paul Jirik vs. Commissioner of Public Safety – A16-0710 – Granted/Stayed
11.    The Original Bobble Babes, LLC vs. Dedicated Logistics, Inc. – A16-0496 – Denied
12.    Thomas Erle Tornstrom vs. Jennifer Lynn Tornstrom, n/k/a Jennifer Lynn Klemenhagen – A16-0209 – Denied
13.    Ramsey County, Bisharo M. Aden, n/k/a Bisharo M. Jama vs. Aaron L. Olson – A16-1490, A16-1668 – Denied
14.    State of Minnesota vs. Michael David Kochevar – A15-0580 – Denied
15.    State of Minnesota vs. Cass Howard Ellingboe – A15-1732 – Denied
16.    State of Minnesota vs. Jerry Lee Collins – A16-0573 – Denied
17.    In re Decision to Deny Contested Case Hearing on Little Rock Creek Study – A16‑0123 – Denied
18.    Marcus Allen Brown vs. State of Minnesota – A16-0534 – Denied
19.    Lovell N. Oates vs. Minnesota Department of Corrections, et al., Scott McNurlin, Sheriff – A16-1724 – Denied
20.    Stephen Michael Michuda vs. State of Minnesota – A16-0779 – Denied
21.    Bret William Smith vs. Timothy Patrick Lyons – A16-0727 – Denied
22.    Joel Marvin Munt vs. Michelle Smith, Warden, MCF-OPH – A16-0462 – Denied

 

ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW 
Filed – February 15, 2017 

(Petitioner Indicated in Italic Type)
 
1.      Indira Y. Junghare vs. The Regents of the University of Minnesota – A16-0456 – Denied