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8 Hennepin Law. 1 (1939-1940)

handle is hein.barjournals/hennepin0008 and id is 1 raw text is: THE HENNEPIN LAWYER
Published by Hennepin County Bar Association
VOLUME 8                                             MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, SEPTEMBER 1939                                                          NUMBER      I
Local Lawyers Active                                               Krusemark Reports                 Donald C. Rogers to
At American Bar Meet                                               Busy Summer for                   Open Weekly Luncheons
______         _   I.      'Practice Committee                _     _     _     _     _     _
-any        Appointed             District Court                     The sna tho izoe  practice com-                                  First     M   eeting
mittee of the Itennepin county
To  S rveon                        ssocatin   ws voypativ       inPlanned                                            for
Lg About 10 Months               tracing down and eliminating in-
C om mi t t ees              Twenty-aix hneances of unauthorizmd practice                         y     '                      October         3
- hundred cases ap- of law dring the summr, James
The sixty-second annual meet- peared on the calendar in District l. Krusemark, chairman of that                                      thDonald C. ioteges, president of
ing of the American Bar Associa- court for Hennepin     county  as commiltee, recently reported.                                      the Minnesota State Bar asoocie -
tion in San Francisco on July 10 court room doors swung open and     Among the cases handled by                                        tion and for seven years its score-
to 14 gave striking evidence of trial of cases commenced       this the committee was that of Lloyd                               I    tary, will address the Hennepin
the sense of fair play which baa t1. Johnson, doing                                     business as                                    County   Bar  association  at its
always been a valued tradition of term. In former years there have Great West Acceptance company,                                     first fall luncheon   meeting  on
the American Bar, it is reported been about 4000 cases awaiting involving     contempt   proceedings                                   Tuesday noon October 3. He will
by th ose in attendance at the con- trial in the fall when court con- for improper and illegal use of                                  speak to the aocation on Your
vention. Although   P r e s i d e n t vened, George  H. Hemperley, process and simulation of legal                                     Bar Association and Mine.
Frank J. Hogan has been a cans- clerk of court, stated recently. Of Process. Johnson   was   charged                                     Miss Florence Slander, chair-
tic critic of many of the Newman of the program committee of
Precess in conduct of a small loan[ the Htennepin County Bar associa-
Deal political doctrines and de- these 2600 cases an the calendar processe cnuct of arsmeontteMncc                                            ont    a   soi
voted his presidential address to this fall, 150 were carried over business. After hearing, Johnson                                    ation, states that Mr. Rogers has
an attack upon the present ma- on     the waiting list from    last was found guilty and a fine was                                    a well planned mesage that mer-
rority of the United States So- spring and will be among the first imposed which was staid upon                                       its the time and attention of every
preme court for their action in to be disposed of                  payment of cost    by the deten                                     member. No president has given
amending the United States con                                     dant.                                                               more of himself in the study of
stitution  by  judicial  decision,  The calendar is between 10 and   Louis J. Berkey was also held                                     problems of lawyers and their
neverthele     President   Hogan 11 months behind at present. By in contempt of court for unaexpression thugh their assoia-
chose as the principal speaker f or the end of the term, it is expected thorized practice. of law in pro-                              tion than has Minneapolis' repre
the meeting, Senator James F. that only five or six months will bate court. Berkey is an insurance          DONALD C. ROGERS           sentative in the presidency, said
Byrnes of South Carolina, one of elapse between filing the note of and real estate agent in Minne- New President, Minn. state Bar Asia. Miss Selander.
the staunch administration sup- issue and actual trial of the case. apolls  who  prepared  acessary Two                                 At this first meeting Referee
porters, who devoted his address    Help in speeding up the calen- papers in   connection  with  the                      sWlter H. Newte, Ceoge W.
to upholding the very actions of dar is expected again this year probate of an estate so that a Attorneys                              Tannercand Htarry A. Blackman,
the Supreme Court which Presi- from     Judge Enerson, the roving fire insurance loss could be col-                Elected             chairme   of the   Administrative
dent Hoga   had attacked,        member of the judiciary     from leeted. Berkey we- also charged oLaw, Real Poperty. Proba                                      and
Others featured on the program Marshall, and also from     Judge with drawing a will and appear- o.w, aid Jiot                                               Bas  re-
were Solictor General Robert H. Nolan of Duluth. Both of these ing in other probate proceedings.       Approximately   2000 attorneystians respectively will also outline
Jackson, Judge Calvert Magruder, judges tried cases in Hennepin He was fined and sentence staid were in attendance at the annual the plans of their sections for the
former general counsel for the county last year for a part of the for one year upon payment of state bar convention held at the coming year. The progiam           com-
Wage and Hour division of the term. It is also contemplated that costs.                              Hotel St. Paul in St. Paul on      ittee has been operating during
United   States  Deportment    of one distridt court judge may sit   Harold H. Love was found guilty June 21-23, inclusive. State, dices  umermetsmo,            gpe-
Labor, and Charles Pahy, general on the municipal court bench to of contempt by Judge Edmund A. trict and municipal judges held arations and plans fo the weekly
counsel of the National Labor Re- assist in relieving the present con- itonigomery in connection with their annual meeting in conjan - luncheon meetings for the coming
gonseion                                                                         year tha   coaleeeintndar
lations board.                    gstion of that calendar,         an action for cancellation of a tion with the conveniion            yens. The committee intends ta
Among    the activities at the    Several of   the  court rooms aurious loan. Love was charged       Committee reports occupied the have   the   programs   for  each
meeting  were an    energetic at- have been improved during the.with appearing      at cpeciel term first day of the convention and month planned in advance so that
tempt to abolish the Committee summer months by being equip-in         oppositio  to a insion and institute, on taxation and unau- they may be annuenced prior to
on the Bill of Rights, led by ped with acoustical tile. It is ex- acting without authorization of a thaized practice were presented the meeting.
Robert Carey of Jersey City, New pected that in the future it may party to the action. Love was al- on the second day. The final day     It is the plan of the committee
Jersey, was overwhelmingly de- be much easier for court, counsel so fined and sentence staid upon of the convention featured an ad- to     invite monthly   someone   to
fasted; the Committee was in- and jury to hear what is being payment of costs.                       dress by Ion. William M. Leiser- speak to the asseociation c n ern-
struted to continue its work in said by the participants in the     Several cases have arisen in the son of Washington, D. C., a mem- ing  the   situation  in  Europe.
defending civil liberties guaran- case and the trial speeded up ap- real estate field. Title Insurance her of the National Labor Re- Speakers are being sought who
teed by the Bill of Rights. A new preciably.                       company of Minnesota was re- lations board. The annual golf arc well qualified to speak on that
section on taxation was also cre-                                  cenly restrained from issuing re- tournament of the association was ubject. Although final arrange-
ated of which G. Aaron Young-                                      ports or opinions as to the valid- also held on the afternoon    of ments have not been made, Miss
qust of Minneapolis was named REAL PROPERTY                       ity of titles except in connection June 23.                         Selander states that the commit-
vice-chairman. A legal clinic was'                                  with bona fide applications for    Officers elected for the forth- tee hopes to have B. H. Ridder,
held on the preparation and pres- OFFICERS- ELECTED                title insurance, from  issuing  a coming year are Donald C. Rogers publisher of the Dispatch-Pioneer
entation of contested matters an-   On June 5, at Freddie's cafe, certain type of torrens certificate of Minneapolis, president; John Press of St. Paul, as the first
der the Fair Labor Standairds Act the Real Property and Probate and from      giving legal advice. A A. Barns of St. Paul, vice-presi- speaker on this subject for the
and the National Labor Relations Law and Practice section held its somewhat similar case, that of dent; J. Neil Morton of St. Paul, luncheon meeting en October 10.
Act which was found valuable by last meeting of the spring for the Frederick E. Nelson, which arose treasurer, and Horace Van Val- Mr. Ridder is a well--own jour-
those in attendance,              election of officers.            in Ramsey county and nvolved Icenburg      of Minneapolis, secre- nalist who knew Hitler personally
There was an extended discus-     The nominating committee subon                  age 4, column 5  tary.                             and can give a very interesting in-
sion of the organization and fune-                                                                                                     sight into the present conflict in
tioning of the Asociation under mitted its report.                 LOCAL    NIGHT SCHOOL                                -              Europe.
itt new consstitution. Same amend   The   following  officers  were  The   Minneapolis   College  of        SPECIAL NOTICE               Thomas J. Joyce, of the Du-
ments   proposing       moderate nominated to seive during the Law       announced recently its ap                             --      lath Bar, has made on intensive
changes in the method of select- coming year: Geoge W. Tanner, proval by tie National Assoecs-        The District Court judges call study into compulsory automobile
ing  Association   officers  were chairman; J. R. Everett, vice tion of Law       Schools. This an_ attention to District Court Rule insurance and has been urged by
adopted. Other   drastic  amend- chairman, aid Clifford Carlson, nsunccment was made public af- 13e, which requires attorneys flu- many members of the association
ments along these lines were de- sec-etary. Upon casting of ballot, ter an independenti              ing papers with the clerk to en-as a speaker on that subject. He
teated. The report of the Cam- all were unanimously elected,       conducted by the association and dorse on the cove the venue, the has been invited to acid has prom-
Cmittee on   he   y      former    Dosing the summer Hr. Tan following a personal inspection of title of the cause and the char- ised to come to Minneapolis to
Committees, headed    by  former    Drn      h   umrM.Tn:olwn                   esn
president  Frederick  H. Stinch- ner appointed the following pro-the college by Noble W. Lee of actor of the paper clearly iden- give his views thereoa on October
field at Mtinneapolis, was adopted granm comnmittee Oscar A. NadChicago, the secretary of the a- tifying the contents. Much time 17. The committee feels that with
in part and a     ,umber of  om  quist,  chairmbn;  J.  Bralnerd sociation.                        can be saved court, counsel and the legislative year jsst around
mittees which had outlived their Clarkson, Harlan B. Strong and      The   National Association   of the clerk's office by observance the corner and with traffic prob-
usefulness were eliminated. Other H. Van Valkenburg.               Law Schools isin accediting as- of the rule.                      lems ever existing, tie associa-
tociatioa. Through its instrumen-   Mr. Hemperley further calls at- tion will want to hear what those
committees, which the report rec-   The first meeting of the fall tality, aecrediting and recognition tention to the fact that in lien- who are endeavoring Co find ways
ommended be merged into see- was held at Freddie's cafe on for advanced standing is made nepin county, appeals tron               Jus- and means of bettering our laws
tions, were retained as indepen- September 18 (Monday) at 12:15 possible     between   the   member tire Court are not automatically propose and why thiy do so.
dent committees.                 lo'clock. Thereafter, except during schools, together with cooperative placed upon the general term cal-  Recognizing  the lawyer's in-
The   newly-elected  president the wintec holidays, meetings will effort for ever-lncreasing  legal endar upon completion of the ap- tecest in getting fellow practition-
Charles A. Beardsley of Oakland, be held on the first and third educational standards. The ase- peal. A regular note of issue ocustlers' ideas, as has been, particular-
Cal., as his first official act pro Monday noon of each month. All ciation is composed of night law be served and filed. In this county, ly demonstrated in years gone by
posed a series of resolutions de lawyers interested in problems of s.chools and seeks closer coopera- appeals from  Justice Court are in the presentation of the trial of
signed to cut down the member- real estate and probate practice .in     between  such  Schools and governed by Chapter 221, Laws ofa law suit for the plaintiff and
Continued on page 3, column 2  are invited to attend all meetings. full-time day schools.         1909.                                Continued en page 4, olamon 5

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