Position Statement

– Position Statement On Medical Examiner Independence –

“If Minnesota’s law enforcement and prosecutorial communities believe that medical examiners are not independent, autonomous, and neutral actors, we now state clearly that such a belief has no place within Minnesota’s criminal justice system.”

– Minnesota Supreme Court, 5/23/12
(A09-0390 and A10-1604)


October 2, 2009, position of the MC&MEA on Medical Examiner Independence