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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED OPINIONS

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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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


 
 A20-0491        Bentley S. Poitra, et al., Appellants, vs. Emily Short, et al., Respondents, North Star Mutual Insurance, Respondent.
                          Court of Appeals.
            A resident-relative exclusion in a homeowner’s insurance policy is enforceable because it does not violate public policy.
            Affirmed.  Justice Anne K. McKeig.
 
 

 ORDERS

 
A21-0702        James Senftner, Relator, vs. Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., and ACE USA, Respondents.
                         Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
            Affirmed without opinion.  Justice G. Barry Anderson.
 
A21-0152        In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Geoffrey Robert Colosi, a Minnesota Attorney, Registration No. 0336026.
                         Supreme Court.
            Suspended.  Justice Natalie E. Hudson.
 
 
 

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

 
ADM09-8009             General Rules of Practice for the District Courts.
                                     Supreme Court.
            Order promulgating amendments to the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts effective January 1, 2022.


 
 
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ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW

FILED Wednesday, November 24, 2021


(Petitioner indicated in Italic Type)


1.           State of Minnesota vs. Matthew Christopher Kurtenbach – A21-0526 – Granted
2.           State of Minnesota vs. David William Reynolds – A20-1468 – Denied
3.           William M. Ross vs. Dianne’s Custom Candles, LLC, et al. – A20-1543 – Denied
4.           State of Minnesota vs. Andrew Erik Heiderscheid – A20-1444 – Denied
5.           In re the Marriage of: Lisa Marie Winkowski vs. J. Vincent Winkowski – A21-0059 – Denied
6.           David William Reynolds vs. State of Minnesota – A21-0282 – Denied
7.           State of Minnesota vs. Justin Scott Sehr – A20-1585 – Denied
8.           Tony Ray Walker vs. State of Minnesota – A20-1613 – Denied
9.           In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of: Kaylis L. Bellaphant – A21-0595 – Denied
10.         In re Cory Allen Parson, State of Minnesota vs. Cory Allen Parson – A21-1114 – Denied
11.         Andrew Will Alexander vs. State of Minnesota – A21-0213 – Denied