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Statutes and Rules (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.):

Resources: (Print resources are available at the Minnesota State Law Library and in county law libraries around the state.)

  • Dunnell Minnesota Digest, Minnesota's legal encyclopedia, article on Criminal Law, section 17.13.
  • McCarr, Henry W. and Jack S. Nordby. Criminal Law and Procedure, 4th ed. (West, 2012) Reference Desk KFM5480 .M53 2012. Section 42.18.

Related Topics: Background Checks; Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction; Expungement.

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