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FORM 118 - PETITION FOR ACCELERATED REVIEW

STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

CASE TITLE:
PETITION FOR
Petitioner,ACCELERATED REVIEW
APPELLATE COURT
vs.CASE NUMBER:
Respondent.
TO:The Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota:

The petitioner (name) requests accelerated review by the Supreme Court of the above-entitled matter upon the following grounds:

1. Statement of legal issues.

2. Statement of the case.

(This should be a concise statement of the facts necessary to the Supreme Court's decision to accelerate the appeal; a summary of the trial court or agency's decision; and the status of the case--including the stage of the proceedings on the date of this petition--and the date of filing of the notice of appeal.)

3. A brief argument.

(The petitioner should discuss the applicable criteria of RCAP 117, subd. 2; and the question of why immediate review by the Supreme Court is necessary.)

For these reasons, the petitioner requests an order granting accelerated review of this appeal now pending in the Court of Appeals.

DATED:
NAME, ADDRESS, ZIP CODE, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND ATTORNEY
REGISTRATION LICENSE NUMBER OF ATTORNEY(S) FOR PETITIONER:
_
SIGNATURE

Appendix

(This petition shall not exceed 10 typewritten pages, exclusive of appendix, and shall comply with the requirements of RCAP 118, subd. 2.)

(Amended effective for appeals taken on or after January 1, 1992.)