Judge Wilhelmina Wright has been appointed Associate Justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court. She is the first black woman to hold this position. Judge Wright has represented the United States in difficult economic fraud cases and violent crime cases of the District Court.
The Yale University and Harvard School of Law honor graduate has represented school districts across the nation to benefit the superb public education of young students. She worked the education platform in Washington, D.C. with the law firm Hogan & Hartson.
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