Civil Law & the Courts
The following write-ups are produced and maintained by House Research, with some links to other sources provided.
Children & Families
- Youth and the Law
A 119-page guidebook explaining state law and court cases which establish rights, responsibilities, and protections for youth, including information on economic protection, education, health and social services, and criminal justice. December 2012.
Laws and Legal Issues
- Attorney Fee Awards in Minnesota Statutes
A 44-page information brief summarizing and outlining various attorney fee provisions found in Minnesota Statutes. December 2011.
- Criminal Background Check Statutes: An Overview
A 56-page report describing the laws that require or authorize government agencies, employers, and other entities to check the criminal records of and other background information on licensees, employees, or volunteers. January 2010.
- Minnesota's Public and Private Nuisance Laws
A 12-page information brief describing Minnesota laws that provide civil remedies to combat offensive or injurious conditions or activities that are a nuisance to the surrounding community. July 2008.
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