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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

NOTICE - MEDIA RELEASE TIME IS 10:00 A.M.

 

A13-0483       Tony Allen Roman Nose, petitioner, Respondent, vs. State of Minnesota, Appellant.
                     Washington County.
           1.   When an appellate court is able to grant effectual relief, an appeal is not moot.
           2.   The postconviction court erred when it resentenced Roman Nose based on a legal conclusion that is in direct conflict with Chambers v. State, 831 N.W.2d 311 (Minn. 2013).
           3.   The circumstances of this case do not warrant granting relief to respondent under our supervisory powers to ensure the fair administration of justice.   
           Reversed, sentence reinstated.  Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea.
           Concurring, Justice G. Barry Anderson.
           Concurring, Justice David R. Stras.
           Concurring, Justice David L. Lillehaug.
           Dissenting, Justice Alan C. Page.

 

ORDER

A13-0184       In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Amanda Lyn Koble, a Minnesota Attorney,
                     Registration No. 386825.
                     Supreme Court.
           Conditional reinstatement revoked and she is indefinitely suspended.  Justice Alan C. Page.


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