Supreme Court says pardons still need three top Minnesota officials to agree

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that unanimous votes are required for pardons to be issued by a state board. The ruling means that the board — made up of the governor, attorney general and chief justice — all must be in agreement to grant a pardon. This is the afternoon MPR News update for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Hosted by Dan Kraker. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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