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DETROIT LAKES - Judicial elections in Minnesota have traditionally been pretty tame affairs, but the State Bar Association is preparing for the worst.


Judicial canons once limited what Minnesota judicial candidates could say during a campaign -- nothing about issues that might come before the court, nothing on how they might rule on certain cases. No endorsements were allowed, or personal solicitation of campaign funds.

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