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...Continue reading »
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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...Continue reading »
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. ...Continue reading »
The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week found in United States v. Skinner that people are not entitled to an expectation of privacy in the GPS data from pay as you go cell phones. The Defendant, Skinner, objected claiming that he had an expectation of privacy...Continue reading »
Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC was named as Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. According the announcement from the MSBA: The certified specialist designation is earned by leading attorneys who have completed a rigorous approval process, including an examination...Continue reading »
John L. Fossum of the Fossum Law Office, LLC again argued a case at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Mr. Fossum is an experienced and trial and appellate lawyer, having tried cases in state court in Minnesota, and the Federal District Court for...Continue reading »
This week the Minnesota Supreme Court extended a $75 tax on lawyers for two more years in an effort to bolster the public defense budget. The court essentially seemed to be holding its nose, saying: we caution the Legislature and the Governor, our coordinate branches of government that...Continue reading »