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Green Party Ballot Case Continues
KULR reports the Montana Democratic Party’s challenge to the Green Party’s place on the ballot in this year’s election is focusing on how to verify voter signatures. A hearing on the lawsuit was held Thursday and will continue on Thursday, May 24th...
Disbarred Lawyer Charged with Animal Abuse
A former Billings attorney has been charged with animal abuse.  KTVQ.com reports that Randy Laedeke, disbarred due to allegations that he embezzled money from his client’s estate, was charged on Thursday.  He was set to appear in Yellowstone County Justice Court on two coun…
MSUB Honors Advocate
Montana State University Billings has honored eighty-three-year-old attorney Maria Elena Beltran, who taught herself to speak and write English, and then worked her way through law school as a single parent of six children.  For Beltran, who was honored as one of six outstanding MSUB alumni on …
Attorney Pleads Not Guilty To Child Endangerment
The Billings attorney arrested for driving drunk with her children in the car appeared for arraignment Tuesday by video from a substance abuse treatment center in Minnesota.  39-year-old Michele Lynn Braukmann pleaded not guilty before Yellowstone County District Court Judge Gregory Todd to thr…