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‘Published’ and ‘Unpublished’ Revisited: A primer on changes wrought in the wake of Justice Lillehaug’s 2016 article on unpublished appellate decisions

November 2, 2020

In the November 2020 issue of Bench & Bar of Minnesota, appellate attorneys Jeff Markowitz and Steve Warner authored the story featured on the cover: “‘Published’ and ‘Unpublished’ Revisited.” The article discusses recent amendments that invite Minnesota appellate practitioners to weigh in on appeal on whether the Minnesota Court of Appeals should issue “published” (now called “precedential”) opinions and that liberalize the criteria for issuing such opinions. They predict these changes will facilitate an informed increase in Court of Appeals precedent.

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