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Meeting Summaries

The Commission’s purpose is threefold:

  1. To identify and assess current and prospective threats to the preservation of an impartial judiciary in Minnesota in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decisions in Republican Party of Minnesota v. White;
  2. To identify and assess current options available for preserving an impartial judiciary; and
  3. To recommend the optimal means for preserving a fair and impartial judiciary in Minnesota.

The Commission is an independent citizens group and not a group of criminal lawyers that has been meeting monthly since February, 2006, and has completed its work. Click here to read the final report.

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