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Minnesota leaders announce effort to reform the states judicial selection process

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Minnesotans for Impartial Courts (MIC), an educational and advocacy organization chaired by former Governor Al Quie, will announce a significant effort to reform Minnesota's current judicial selection process on Thursday, January 31, 2008, 9:30 a.m. at the State Capitol, Room 125. The event will be the official kick-off of a statewide project to inform the public of emerging threats to the fairness and impartiality of Minnesota's judicial system and urge the Legislature to approve a constitutional amendment enacting judicial retention elections for voter consideration on the November 2008 election ballot. Minnesotans for Impartial Courts (MIC), an educational and advocacy organization chaired by former Governor Al Quie, will announce a significant effort to reform Minnesota's current judicial selection process on Thursday, January 31, 2008, 9:30 a.m. at the State Capitol, Room 125. The event will be the official kick-off of a statewide project to inform the public of emerging threats to the fairness and impartiality of Minnesota's judicial system and urge the Legislature to approve a constitutional amendment enacting judicial retention elections for voter consideration on the November 2008 election ballot.

Minnesotans for Impartial Courts notable speakers and supporters will include:
- Former Governor Al Quie
- MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page
- Representative Steve Simon
- Senator Ann Rest
 

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