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Festival recap: Keith Ellison on prosecuting police and his role as the state’s top law enforcement officer

A look back at the conversations from MinnPost Festival 2022, including this conversation with Keith Ellison, Minnesota’s attorney general and the former U.S. House Rep. from MN-5.

Harry Colbert, Jr. and Keith Ellison

On Monday, April 25, MinnPost welcomed Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison to discuss his office’s prosecution of police in recent years and how he’s approached his shift from the U.S. House of Representatives to becoming the state’s top law enforcement officer.  The virtual session was moderated by MinnPost Managing Editor Harry Colbert Jr.

You can watch a full recording of the event:

We’ll continue to highlight Festival sessions all this week, but you can see recordings of all sessions on our YouTube page right now.

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