The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a brief, in a lawsuit challenging the online voter registration system, arguing that individuals who properly used the online voter registration system should not have their registrations invalidated. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was sued this fall by four legislators, the Minnesota Voters Alliance and Minnesota Majority after he created and implemented an online voter registration system; they argued that Ritchie did not have the authority to create the new system. Read more.
On Tuesday November 12, the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota honored Justice Paul Anderson with its 17th Annual Earl Larson Award. The large reception, which included many current and former judges, honored Justice Anderson for his lifelong commitment to the defense of civil liberties. Read more..