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Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”

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  Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. According to their website: The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the...
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International Criminal Law CLE Planned

John L. Fossum is scheduled to speak at a CLE on International Criminal Law, planned for May 3, 2013 in Minneapolis. Mr. Fossum will be speaking on the history of International Criminal Law and Ethics Issues in Defense in International Criminal Law.  He is admitted to practice before...
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Torture Creates Right to Sue, But Not in the United States

The last few weeks have brought some news about torture, and the law surrounding it.  The United Nations Convention Against Torture defines torture, bans the use of torture, prohibits member states from transferring persons to states where they would be subjected to torture, requires member states to punish...
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NACDL Launches New Database of Rights Restoration

Certified Criminal Law Specialist John L. Fossum
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has published a new database that helps determine what rights have been lost by a felony conviction, and if, and how they maybe restored. The database helps answer the most persistent questions asked by those who have been convicted of crimes. ...
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Minnesota Supreme Court Rules on Randolph Case

The Minnesota Supreme  Court this week issued its decision in the case of Walter Jamille Randolph, a case which arose in Rice County.  John L. Fossum co-authored an Amicus Curiae brief in the case along with two other former chairs of the Criminal Law Section of the Minnesota...
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