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Lickteig v. Kolar
Minnesota Supreme Court
782 N.W.2d 810 (2010)
Mary Licktieg (plaintiff) brought a federal suit against her brother, Robert Kolar (defendant), for sexual abuse occurring some 30 years earlier when both were children. The trial court ruled that intrafamilial immunity barred Licktieg’s claims. Licktieg appealed to the Eighth Circuit, which certified the question as one of state law for the Minnesota Supreme Court to answer.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Magnuson, C.J.)
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