Dayton Appoints 1st Openly-Gay Justice To MN Supreme CourtGov. Mark Dayton made a historic appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court Friday. Appeals Court Judge Margaret Chutich was named to the high court.
Wright Confirmed By U.S. Senate As Federal Judge For MinnesotaThe U.S. Senate has confirmed Wilhelmina Wright as Minnesota's newest federal judge. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken announced Wright's confirmation Tuesday.
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.
Minnesota Justice Wright Recommended For Federal BenchMinnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken said Friday they will recommend that Wright be named a federal judge.
Many Honored During State's MLK Day CelebrationThe official statewide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place at Macalester College in St. Paul.
Wright, Lillehaug Retain Supreme Court SeatsJustices 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.
Dayton Looks To Next Minn. Supreme Court PickGov. 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.
New Supreme Court Justice Sworn InMinnesota’s newest Supreme Court justice was sworn in Tuesday afternoon by the woman she’s replacing.
Dayton Considers 4 For 1st High Court AppointmentGov. Mark Dayton is considering a former U.S. attorney and three judges for his first appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
5 Minn. Judges Named To Oversee Political Map CaseA five-member judicial panel that could decide how Minnesota's political maps look for the next 10 years has been appointed.