Image Courtesy of State of MinnesotaThere's a fight over how we decide who can be a judge in Minnesota, and it's being fought out this week in front of the Supreme Court and on the floor of the legislature.The state constitution says judges are supposed to be elected every six years, but in r ... More >>
Why did lawmakers punt a plan to regulate judicial fundraising?
Since 1997, the St. Paul Police Department has been posting on the internet the names and pictures of people who have been arrested on prostitution charges. From the outset, this exercise in public humiliation has been questioned on grounds of both morality and utility. Granted, some john from Maple ... More >>
If Greg Wersal has his way, Minnesota judges will soon campaign for election just like any other politicians
Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Greg Wersal says state rules barring judicial hopefuls from raising funds are disingenuous. "You think judges don't know who's buttering their bread?"