Next Chief Justice says need for change apparent

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Many of those in the legal system are hearing the cries for justice following the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis Police.

Steven Jensen, who will be the next Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court, says the need for change is apparent.

Jensen says there are many issues that need attention.

Jensen says the court system is responsible for delivering justice to all.

Jensen will follow long time Chief Justice David Gilbertson who is retiring at the end of the year.