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Maslon Attorney Tim Lovett Authors Article for Hennepin Lawyer on Wild Rice and Its Lawsuit Against the State of Minnesota

January 14, 2022

Maslon litigation attorney Tim Lovett has authored an article for Hennepin Lawyer, the magazine of the Hennepin County Bar Association, titled "Wild Rice Goes to Court as the Rights of Nature Movement Hits Minnesota." In the post, Tim unpacks the legal implications of the "rights of nature" doctrine, used in court by the Ojibwe and other indigenous groups, which posits that natural entities have legally enforceable rights similar to those of human beings.

To read the article, go to: Hennepin LawyerWild Rice Goes to Court as the Rights of Nature Movement Hits Minnesota.

Tim assists companies with their general business litigation needs, working across a wide range of industries. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School with a concentration in Environmental and Energy Law, and served as online articles editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He also externed with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy during his final law school term, researching Minnesota administrative and environmental policy, preparing case law briefs, and assisting in trial preparation.


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