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The Minnesota Court of Appeals, History

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Amundson, Roland C. The First Ten: an Informal History of the First Ten Years of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. (The Court, 1993). KFM5913 .A455 1993.

For the Record: 150 Years of Law & Lawyers in Minnesota: an Illustrated History. (Minnesota State Bar Association, 1999). KFM5478 .F67 1999.

Lang, Gregory A. and Janet K. Marshall. The Case for a Minnesota Court of Appeals. (Minnesota Supreme Court, Judicial Planning Committee, 1980). KFM5913 .L3.

The New Minnesota Appellate Court System: Report on the First Full Year of Operation, 1984. (Office of the State Court Administrator, 1985). KFM5913.A8 N4 1985.

Popovich, Peter S. Beginning a Judicial Tradition: Formative Years of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, 1983-1987. (State Court Administrator's Office, 1987). KFM5910 .P6 1987.


Dedication to Chief Justice Peter S. Popovich, 17 William Mitchell Law Review 1 (1991) (includes biography and tributes).

Symposium: Minnesota Appellate Practice In Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, 19 William Mitchell Law Review No. 3 (Summer 1993).

A Tribute to Anne Simonett, 21 William Mitchell Law Review 337 (1995).

Tribute to Chief Justice Peter S. Popovich, 23 William Mitchell Law Review 1 (1997).


Chief Justice Peter S. Popovich: interviewed by Steve Young. (Produced by the Minnesota Supreme Court). AV Collection KF354.M6 P66 1991.

Doing Minnesota Justice: The Story of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. (Lightshed Productions, 2008). AV Collection KFM5913 .D65 2008. (disc)

Law in Action. Program producers: Doris Simonett and John Kanniainen. (Broadcast on Metro Cable Network). AV Collection KFM5478 .L38 1992.

No. 69: Donald Wozniak [interview] "The Honorable Donald Wozniak was retiring as the Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Judge Wozniak had a long and distinguished career from the armed forces, to the legislature, and from the practice of law to the bench. The moderators talk with Judge Wozniak about his career."
No. 78: Paul Anderson [interview] "Mr. Paul Anderson is the new Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He succeeds Hon. Donald Wozniak who appeared on this program earlier in the year. Mr. Anderson talks about his new position as chief judge."

Judge Wozniak's Address to Judiciary Committee, March 20, 1992 (uncataloged videotape with transcript.)

Minnesota Court System: Justice is... in the Balance. AV Collection KFM5910.Z9 M5 1993. (This videotape was produced for the Minnesota Supreme Court Office of the State Court Administrator Information office.)


Minnesota's Court of Appeals turns 20, by Elizabeth Stawicki. (Minnesota Public Radio October 31, 2003).

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Chronological List of Justices and Judges of the Minnesota Appellate Courts..


Letters to the Future. (Minnesota Court of Appeals, 1993). Special Collection KFM5913.A82 M5 1993. (These letters were written by previous and current members of the Minnesota Court of Appeals on the Occasion of its 10th anniversary, be read on the 25th anniversary of the Court of Appeals in 2008.)

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