may have heinous conflicts , contrary to Legislative mandate. Noel Kalinoski
" Thanks for the wonderful work you did and are doing for Alice Krengel, and the community, on appeals.
We continue to support her on principles that potentially affect the disabled and vulnerable:
"Nuisance Person" v. Property Rights You be the Judge. Your Home is at Risk.
"Nuisance Person" re: Alice Krengel
During the three-year period from 1996 to 1999, Minnesota law15 permitted the filing of a civil action against an individual for engaging in nuisance activity16 without requiring any connection House Research Department October 2000 between the activity and a building. This law, known as the “person as nuisance” law, was intended to address specified nuisance activities conducted in places (e.g., streets, sidewalks, or other public areas) other than the kinds of structures and private premises that are subject to thepublic nuisance statute.
According to this law, any resident of the neighborhood or any neighborhood organization in the area where the nuisance activity occurred could file the nuisance action. Alternatively, the neighborhood resident or organization could ask the local prosecuting attorney to file the action.
Proof of a nuisance could be established by clear and convincing evidence that the respondent engaged in nuisance activity during two or more behavioral incidents within the past 12 months.
The law authorized two defenses to the nuisance action: that the respondent was coerced into committing the nuisance activity or that the prosecution of the nuisance was motivated by unlawful discrimination against the respondent, as defined in the state Human Rights Act. Finally, the law provided the following remedies: