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FILED Wednesday, September 21, 2016


A16-0117       Aaron Joseph Morrow, Appellant, vs. State of Minnesota, Respondent.
                        Ramsey County.
            The postconviction court did not abuse its discretion when it denied the appellant’s ineffective-assistance-of-appellate-counsel claims without holding an evidentiary hearing.
            Affirmed.  Justice David R. Stras.
            Took no part, Justice Anne K. McKeig.



A16-0914       In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Paul Jody Edlund, a Minnesota Attorney, Registration No. 0336014.
                        Supreme Court.
            Disbarred.  Justice David R. Stras.



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FILED Tuesday, September 20, 2016

(Petitioner indicated in Italic Type)

1.      In the Matter of the Petition of Northern States Power Company, d/b/a Xcel Energy, for Approval of Its Proposed Community Solar
         Garden Program – A15-1831 – Denied
2.      State of Minnesota vs. Derrick Jacqueay Roberson – A15-0506, A15-1003 – Granted/Vacated/Remanded
3.      State of Minnesota vs. Tammy Jo Schoenrock – A15-1371 – Granted
4.      Lee Gill vs. State of Minnesota – A15-1702 – Denied
5.      State of Minnesota vs. Areial Jean Stoecker – A15-1494 – Denied
6.      State of Minnesota vs. Carla Camille Thomas – A15-1082 – Denied
7.      State of Minnesota vs. Jonathon Michael Honeycutt – A15-1429 – Denied
8.      State of Minnesota vs. Chevaze Darrell Ward – A15-1000 – Denied
9.      State of Minnesota vs. Robert Michael Heath – A15-1198 – Denied
10.    State of Minnesota vs. Jimmy Dawayne Lester – A14-0431 – Denied
11.    State of Minnesota vs. Rochelle Denise Wilson – A15-1330 – Denied
12.    State of Minnesota vs. Alec Evert Adolfson – A16-0617 – Denied
13.    Selective Ins. Co. of South Carolina vs. Quoc D. Huynh, et al., defendants, Quoc D. Huynh, third party plaintiff vs. Nathan Hintze d/b/a Valley
         Insurance Agency
– A15-2027 – Denied
14.    State of Minnesota vs. Nicolas Martinez-Feliciano – A15-1127 – Denied
15.    Tony Webster vs. Hennepin County and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office – A16-0736 – Granted
16.    State of Minnesota vs. Stephen Anthony Reed – A15-1421 – Denied
17.    State of Minnesota vs. Gary Lee Hanson, Jr. – A15-1555 – Denied
18.    State of Minnesota vs. Arthur Charles Huffman – A15-1926 – Denied
19.    State of Minnesota vs. John Porter Jackson – A16-0021, A16-0022 – Denied
20.    State of Minnesota vs. Omar Taha Yaseen – A15-0200 – Granted/Stayed
21.    State of Minnesota vs. Kelly Lee Trotter – A15-1150 – Denied
22.    State of Minnesota vs. William Heminchi Underhill – A15-1242 – Denied
23.    State of Minnesota vs. Timothy Ivan Kotten – A16-0074 – Denied
24.    Aaron Louis Olson vs. Unknown Mail Delivery Person – A16-0257 – Denied
25.    Scott B. Lindholm vs. Carleton College, defendant and third party plaintiff vs. Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors,
          third party defendant – A15-1846 – Denied
26.    Ta-Raj Tondell Satari Benness vs. State of Minnesota – A15-1941 – Denied
27.    Todd Burt vs. Rackner, Inc. d/b/a Bunny’s Bar & Grill – A15-2045 – Granted
28.    State of Minnesota vs. Athena Mae Sagataw – A16-0773 – Denied
29.    Desmon Demond Burks vs. State of Minnesota – A15-1416 – Granted/Stayed
30.    Jessica Kelly, as Trustee for the heirs and next-of-kin of Richard Roy Washburn vs. Kraemer Construction, Inc. – A15-1751 – Granted
31.    Tony’s Construction vs. Kraus-Anderson Construction Company, Defendant, St. Louis County Schools – ISD #2142 – A16-0075 – Denied
32.    In the Matter of the Petition of Wells Fargo Bank, N. A., for an Order Determining the Boundary Lines and Declaring Permanent Driveway
         Easement and Permanent Septic System – A15-1557 – Denied
33.    In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of:  Robert Lee Stabnow – A16-0208 – Denied
34.    David Elliot Misfeldt vs. Maygil Company, et al. – A16-0979 – Denied
35.    Kathryn Suzanne Neufeld, f/k/a Kathryn Suzanne Hare vs. Robert Russell Hare – A15-1978 – Denied
36.    In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of:  Brent Charles Nielsen – A16-0356 – Denied