Adulteration by Bodily Fluid

There has been a story in the news lately of a man who ejaculated in a co-worker’s coffee. He was originally charged with felony sexual assault, but that charge was dismissed because the statute didn’t mention bodily fluids and there was no physical contact between...

Who Qualifies As a “Vulnerable Adult” in Minnesota?

When the State charges a defendant with a crime against a “vulnerable adult” (such as Criminal Abuse, Criminal Neglect, or Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult), one element the State must prove is that the victim qualifies as “vulnerable.” The definition for...