Minnesota Supreme Court Limits Governor’s Pardon Powers Recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled against Governor Walz’s attempt to grant pardons without unanimity in Shefa v. Ellison. In Minnesota, the statute governing pardons states that the board of pardons consists of three members: the governor, the attorney general, and the chief justice of the supreme court….

“Expunging an acquittal? I was found not guilty. Why do I need an expungement to clear my record?” Even if a jury finds you not guilty, the fact that the state charged you with a crime with still show on a criminal background check. Even more disturbing is if the police arrested you for a…

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