Accused Criminals Released

How can it be that when someone is accused of a crime, they always seem to be released from custody while they wait for their trial.

Instead of the judge holding them in custody, they get released into the community on bail.

What’s going on?

In Minnesota, as in other states, the state constitution in the Bill of …

What Made Tom Petters Run?

In Minneapolis last week, business mogul Tom Petters was found guilty on all 20 counts for running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded people out of over $3 billion. What kind of a person would do this?

Although I don’t know Mr. Petters, I’ve worked as a criminal defense lawyer for over 30 years and have represented/defended a few …