State of Minnesota, City of Minneapolis, Appellant vs. Peter Alvin Schulze, and Marcie Lynn Simms Respondents.

Kristine Jean Zajac

Case Conclusion Date:April 10, 2001

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:The case was remanded with the district court to conduct an in camera review to weigh the competing interests in determining discoverability.

Description:Respondents were charged with Unlawful Assembly and Failure to Obey a Police Officer. Case involved Respondents and others allegedly blocking pedestrian and vehicular traffic as they marched through Minneapolis streets to protest the International Society of Animal Geneticists Conference. Respondents filed a motion to compel disclosure of the identities and photographs of all the undercover officers involved in the protest. Appellants chose to file a motion for reconsideration.