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Judge Wilhelmina Wright Newest Minnesota Supreme Court Justice

History was made this past Tuesday (Oct. 16) when Judge Wilhelmina Wright was sworn in as the first African-American woman to serve on the state’s Supreme Court.  Wright joins Justice Alan Page as the only two African-American Minnesota Supreme Court justices. Page was elected to the Court in 1992 by the votes of the state. Wright was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to fill the vacancy created with the stepping down of Justice Helen Meyer. Continue reading “Judge Wilhelmina Wright Newest Minnesota Supreme Court Justice”