Minnesota judges for years told the public that justice delayed is justice denied, and budget cuts delay justice. Budget struggles eased two years ago and now court officials seek a budget bump to raise judges and staff members’ pay.
Judge Michael L. Kirk, who serves in Moorhead, moves to the state Appeals Court soon.
Court officials warn Minnesotans that some people have received fake text messages claiming they could pay $500 to quash a warrant.
The first Minnesota reaction to today’s U.S. Supreme Court health care act ruling came from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman, who used it to seek donations.
Eight Minnesota courts will serve as pilot sites for an initiative allowing court documents to be filed electronically rather than by paper.