Minnesota Supreme Court

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State Supreme Court Hears Appeal From Byron SmithThe Minnesota Supreme Court heard Thursday the appeal of a Little Falls man convicted of killing two teenagers who broke into his home. Byron Smith shot and killed 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady on Thanksgiving Day in 2012. A jury found him guilty in 2014. Byron Smith is currently serving life in prison.
Dayton Elevates Judge Hudson To Minnesota Supreme CourtGov. Mark Dayton has elevated Appeals Judge Natalie Hudson to Minnesota's Supreme Court in a pick that maintains diversity in the top ranks of the judiciary. The Democratic governor announced his selection Tuesday to fill the seat coming open because of Justice Alan Page's retirement.
Minnesota Supreme Court Expands Access Of Cameras In CourtThe Minnesota Supreme Court will allow expanded access of news camera and audio recordings of criminal proceedings as part of a pilot project.
Dayton Aims To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy In Mid-AugustGov. Mark Dayton says he plans to choose the next Supreme Court justice in mid-August. The Democratic governor's pick will replace retiring Justice Alan Page. Page is leaving the bench later this month after hitting the mandatory retirement age of 70.
Panel Sends Dayton Names Of 3 Women For Supreme Court SlotThe names of two judges and the city attorney for Minneapolis have been forwarded to Gov. Mark Dayton as the candidates he should consider to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Alan Page.
Dayton Ponders State High Court Diversity In Upcoming PicksGov. Mark Dayton says he's "conscious of the diversity factor" as he considers who will fill two upcoming openings on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Reinstates Priest's Sex Misconduct ConvictionThe Minnesota Supreme Court has reinstated a sexual misconduct conviction for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman who was seeking his spiritual advice.
Former Treasurer: 'It's Wrong' To Cut Auditor's Office DutiesA former Minnesota State Treasurer said he supports efforts by State Auditor Rebecca Otto to push back against a new law that cuts some of the duties of her office.
MN Supreme Court Hears Arguments At Edison H.S.Minnesota's seven Supreme Court justices held court inside Edison High School in Minneapolis Monday, where the judges heard arguments from attorneys about an appeal in a real murder case.
Former Viking Alan Page Honored For Service In Supreme CourtJustice Alan Page got special recognition from the state Senate Thursday morning. A resolution honored him for more than two decades of service on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Health Care Debate Wades Into Abortion RestrictionsHouse Republicans are moving to license Minnesota abortion providers and ban taxpayer dollars for paying for the procedure. The Republican-controlled House added both provisions to a health care budget bill on the floor Tuesday night. A handful of Democrats joined Republicans to approve the changes.