Monthly Archives: November 2015

Second Victim Comes Forward After BSA Leader Denies Sexual Abuse Charges

(Minneapolis, Minnesota—November 24, 2015) A second Minneapolis-area man filed a sexual abuse lawsuit alleging that local Boy Scout Leader, Wallace “Wally” Schrade sexually abused him when he was a Boy Scout. The controversy is that Schrade, who served as the … Continue reading

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New Suit Identifies Columbia Heights Scout Leader as Sexual Abuser

Scout Leader Wallace Schrade Sexually Abused Boy Scout When Boy’s Father Was Too Sick to Protect the Boy (Minneapolis, Minnesota—November 23, 2015) Today, attorneys filed another lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and the St. Paul-based Northern Star Council … Continue reading

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When Someone is Arrested in Hennepin County

By Attorney Patrick Noaker Rights after Arrest – Hennepin County Detention Facility (612) 348-5112 Defendant taken into custody must appear in front of a judge within 36 hours and must be charged within 48 hours of arrest Misdemeanor – Normally, persons … Continue reading

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DNA Evidence

By Attorney Patrick Noaker You cannot watch a television crime show without hearing about DNA evidence. On the shows, a crime occurs, crime scene scientists gather evidence and find DNA, analyze the DNA, the suspect is apprehended, prosecuted and convicted … Continue reading

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Should the Government be Able to Freeze Assets Before Trial?

U.S. Supreme Court Case: Luis v. United States  By Patrick Noaker, November 11, 2015 Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case where the Court will decide whether the freezing of a criminal defendant’s legitimate, untainted assets (those … Continue reading

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New Boy Scout Lawsuit Filed

Victim Told the Boy Scouts About Abusive Leader – But Where’s the Secret File? (St. Paul, Minnesota—November 05, 2015)—Yet another Minneapolis-area man filed a civil lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and the St. Paul-based Northern Star Council for … Continue reading

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