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Minnesota Criminal Laws

The vast majority of criminal acts are handled under state criminal laws, rather than federal ones. Everything from murder to telemarketing fraud is covered under Minnesota's state criminal code. Whether you or a loved one has been the victim of a crime, is facing criminal charges, or is just curious about how a certain criminal act is treated under the Minnesota's laws, it's always a good idea to educate yourself about how the state's criminal code works. FindLaw's Minnesota Criminal Laws section is a great place to start, with articles and resources on a wide variety of crimes, from murder and manslaughter to drug crimes and prostitution. Click on a link below to get started.

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