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Supreme Court decides Lake County sexual harassment case

May 30, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Minnesota Supreme Court has sent a case back to the trial court to determine whether a Two Harbors businessman sexually harassed three women employees, but two of the justices issued strong dissents and said they believe the women already proved their case. Continue Reading

Dayton considers 4 for 1st high court appointment

August 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Mark Dayton is considering a former U.S. attorney and three judges for his first appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Dayton’s office said Friday that he will interview Judges Tanya Bransford, Margaret Chutich and Wilhelmina Wright and former U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug after they were recommended by a judicial selection panel. Continue Reading

Minnesota election chief: Act quickly on voter ID case

June 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is urging the state Supreme Court to act quickly on the lawsuit challenging the validity of a ballot question that seeks to make photo identification a requirement for voting. Continue Reading

Minn. high court allows experts in some rape cases

March 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new state Supreme Court ruling could give prosecutors across Minnesota another tool as they present certain types of rape cases to juries. Continue Reading

Minnesota high court taking comments on camera options

November 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Supreme Court will take public comments until Dec. 17 on proposals for a pilot project on allowing news cameras in the state’s trial courts.
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Minnesota Supreme Court sets hearing in GOP recount case

November 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Before the close Minnesota governor’s race heads to a recount, justices on the state Supreme Court are getting involved. Continue Reading

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Governor recount battle heats up

November 20, 2010 in INFORUM

Dayton campaign raises defenses

ST. PAUL A post-election battle for Minnesota votes cranked up Friday when Mark Dayton hired two recount legal experts and Tom Emmer’s Supreme Court request met with opposition. Continue Reading

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Emmer team targets ‘phantom votes’

November 18, 2010 in INFORUM

Dayton moves transition ahead despite uncertainty

ST. PAUL Tom Emmer’s ballot complaint got the Minnesota Supreme Court’s attention Thursday while Mark Dayton ramped up his preparations to become governor. Continue Reading

Minnesota court may hear arguments in governor recount case

November 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Supreme Court is setting aside Monday afternoon for possible oral arguments in a case over the state’s undecided governor’s race.
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Emmer, GOP ask high court to reconcile votes

November 17, 2010 in INFORUM

Petition asks for ‘one vote per voter’ to be verified

ST. PAUL Tom Emmer says he wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to make sure that the concept of one person, one vote was followed in this month’s governor election. Continue Reading

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