Ex-Atty For Prince's Sibling Seeks To Save Defamation Suit

By Kevin Penton (October 29, 2020, 11:00 PM EDT) -- An attorney who contends several lawyers and others defamed him by telling a former client of his, a half-brother of the late musician Prince, that the attorney stole $500,000 from the client has urged a Minnesota federal court not to toss his case, arguing the defendants have sufficient contacts with the state.

The defendants cannot duck the court's jurisdiction because they supposedly lack ties to Minnesota, as they are ignoring legal precedent in the North Star State that should individuals participate in a conspiracy, jurisdiction can be established, even if the parties never actually step foot in the state, according to...

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