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State of MN v. Larry Edwin Craig
On October 15, 2007, an appeal was filed with the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Please visit this page in the High Profile Case section maintained by the State Court Information Office for the current information.
Judge Charles A. Porter, Jr. issued an Order from the motion hearing held on September 26, 2007. Please see below for an electronic copy.
According to the Code of Judicial Conduct, Canon 3 (A)(8): "A judge shall not, while a proceeding is pending or impending in any court, make any public comment that might reasonably be expected to affect its outcome or impair its fairness or make any nonpublic comment that might substantially interfere with a fair trial or hearing. The judge shall require similar abstention on the part of court personnel subject to the judge's discretion and control." Therefore, Judge Porter cannot comment on the hearing and will not be available for interviews and the media shall not contact the judge's chambers directly.
Nancy Peters, communications specialist, is designated to provide logistical and procedural information to the media. Members of the media may contact the attorneys in the case about substantive matters at issue regarding the hearing on the motion, for interpretation or comment on day-to-day events.
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