Minn. Justices Toss Vikings Stadium Suit, Allow Bond Sale

Law360, Los Angeles (January 21, 2014, 8:14 PM EST) -- The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging the planned $468 million bond sale that will help fund a nearly $1 billion stadium project for the National Football League's Minnesota Vikings, saying the district courts have jurisdiction over such matters.

The per curiam decision comes less than a week after the court refused to immediately toss the challenge, asking for both sides of the spat to weigh in on the court's jurisdiction. Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea asked state officials and a group of...
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