Judicial Election Rules Upheld

November 2012
Bench & Bar of Minnesota;Nov2012, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p12
The article presents information on the replacement of the current appointment and re-election process by appointment and periodic retention elections as proposed by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) and prominent lawyers and judges in Minnesota. It informs that the amendment of the Minnesota Code of Judicial Conduct in 2006 has affected the judicial election and campaign process of Minnesota. It highlights the controversy raised over the fundraising issues.


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