6 Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, 2016

“6 Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, 2016” The Sentencing Project has authored a timely new study regarding felony disenfranchisement. The report, titled “6 Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, 2016,” is authored by researchers Christopher Uggen, Ryan Larson, and Sarah Shannon. The report begins with an overview stating that: “The… Read more »

Upcoming U.S. Supreme Court Argument Schedule – October Term

U.S. SUPREME COURT TO HEAR ARGUMENTS IN 7 CRIMINAL CASES IN OCTOBER TERM The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in only 8 cases this October term.  Seven of those eight cases will involve criminal matters or quasi-criminal matters.   Below are short summaries of the seven criminal cases set for argument in October, presented in the order they will be heard…. Read more »

KASSIUS BENSON LAW “SHARKS” GETTING READY FOR MINNESOTA TOUGH MUDDER ON JULY 16

FIRM’S TEAM “SHARKS” GETTING READY FOR 2016 TWIN CITIES TOUGH MUDDER ON JULY 16 On July 16, the Firm’s Team SHARKS will run this year’s Twin Cities Tough Mudder obstacle race in Hugo, Minnesota.  The event is a challenging 10-12 mile course filled with 18-20 crazy challenging obstacles over a terrain of two massive lakes, wooded trails, and rolling fields. KASSIUS BENSON… Read more »

KASSIUS BENSON LAW OBTAINS ANOTHER NOT GUILTY VERDICT AFTER JURY TRIAL

CRIMINAL TRIAL LAWYERS KASSIUS BENSON AND TAYLER RAHM SECURE ACQUITTAL FOR CLIENT Congratulations to Attorneys Kassius Benson and Tayler Rahm and our client K.W. who obtained a Not Guilty verdict after a one-week jury trial in Hennepin County.  The verdict was delivered on the afternoon of March 11, 2016.  K.W. was fighting a felony charge of… Read more »