Justices David Lillehaug and Wilhelmina Wright will stay on the Minnesota Supreme Court. Lillehaug, a former U.S. attorney for Minnesota, faced voters for the first time since Gov. Mark Dayton appointed him to the high court last year. Lillehaug defeated Michelle MacDonald, a West St. Paul attorney who won the GOP endorsement for the officially nonpartisan office but fell out with party leaders after it emerged that she faced criminal charges over a traffic stop.
The Minnesota Republican Party’s endorsed candidate for Supreme Court is pushing back against the party’s attempts to keep her away from its State Fair booth. Michelle MacDonald showed up at the booth on the fair’s first day Thursday and was asked several times to leave.
The Minnesota Supreme Court is getting back to capacity with the installment of new Justice David Lillehaug. He’s the second appointee of Gov. Mark Dayton to the state’s seven-member high court.
Minnesota’s newest Supreme Court justice, David Lillehaug has announced he has throat cancer, but says it won’t keep him from serving on the high court. Lillehaug said in a statement Wednesday that he got his diagnosis last week.
Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to name former U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Gov. Mark Dayton is starting the process of filling an upcoming vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court that will be created when Justice Paul H. Anderson retires at the end of May.
Gov. Mark Dayton is considering a former U.S. attorney and three judges for his first appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court.