MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: First woman on state supreme court dies
ST. PAUL - Former Justice Rosalie Wahl, the first woman to serve on Minnesota Supreme Court, died Monday morning at the age of 88.
Wahl was appointed to the high court in 1977 by Governor Rudy Perpich and served for 17 years. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea says Wahl was a trailblazer, leading efforts to address both gender fairness and racial bias in Minnesota's justice system. Funeral services are pending.