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A General Overview of the Minnesota Judicial Branch:

 

 

About the Supreme Court:

  • Supreme Court (Word DOC) (PDF).  Learn about the Supreme Court, its justices, and how they do their work.
  • Supreme Court Guide to Oral Arguments (PDF, Legal-sized paper).  Read about what happens during oral arguments, learn how the justices go about making their decisions, and review information you'll want to know before observing a court session.  The public is invited to attend oral arguments in St. Paul.  Check the Supreme Court calendar for oral argument times and locations.   The Supreme Court is in session September - June.
  • Supreme Court Justices Throughout History.  See a chronological list of the justices who have served on the Supreme Court since Minnesota's territorial days.
  • Portraits of Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justices: A Walking Tour (PDF). Painted portraits of some of Minnesota's former Supreme Court Chief Justices are located in the Minnesota Judicial Center. This brochure is intended to be used for a self-guided tour.

About the Court of Appeals:

  • Minnesota Court of Appeals (Word DOC). Learn about the Court of Appeals, its judges, and how they do their work.
  • Court of Appeals Guide to Oral Arguments (PDF, Legal-sized paper). Read about what happens during oral arguments,learn how the judgesgo about making their decisions, and reviewinformation you'll want to know before observing a court session. The public is invited to attend oral arguments in St. Paul or at locations across the state. Check the Court of Appeals calendar for oral argument times and locations. The Court of Appeals is in session year-round.
  • Court of Appeals Judges Through History. See a chronological list of the judges who have served on the Court of Appeals since its beginning.

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