Minnesota Senate Looks to Create Database of Judges’ Sentencing Histories

Proposed legislation in the Minnesota Senate would establish a searchable public database on criminal sentences, if passed and signed into law.

The chief author of SF 3356, Sen. Mark Koran of North Branch, introduced the bill on Monday. Its co-sponsors as of Tuesday afternoon include President of the Senate David Osmek, Deputy Majority Leader Mark Johnson, and Sens. Andrew Mathews and Paul Utke.

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