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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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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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Criminal Justice Under Threat

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...
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