Judicial Independence Day – June 12 – marks the passage of the Act of Settlement in England in 1701.  For the first time, the King of England could not remove judges at will.  Judges could be removed only by Parliament, and served for life during “good behavior.”   This was an important step towards […]

The result is no surprise to anyone. At its essence, Coleman’s argument was, “Because some absentee votes were improperly counted (accidentally), all improperly completed ballots should be counted (on purpose)….”

The Minnesota Supreme Court released its opinion today holding that Instant Runoff Voting as adopted in Minneapolis is not facially invalid under the United States or Minnesota Constitution.