• April 22, 2010

Argument (Jill Clark for petitioners, Alan Gilbert for respondents) before the Minnesota Supreme Court: April 20.  Brief description: here.  Minnesota Constitution: here.  (Check out Article VI, Sections 7-8.)  Clark challenges the Governor’s right to appoint a person to fill a vacancy.  Gilbert argues that the Governor not only can appoint someone but has a constitutional obligation to.

Reform of Minnesota’s selection process proposed here.

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