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Federal judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Pebble backers sued over that process but Holland ruled the legal action was premature. A panel of judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Holland's decision Thursday.In the separate lawsuit that Holland heard Thursday, Pebble alleges...
Editorial: The real 9th Circuit Court of Appeals debate

...over splitting up the sprawling 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is what fans of the...leanings. But the claims that the 9th Circuit Court needs to be divided to make...line is that breaking up the 9th Circuit Court has nothing to do with efficiency...
Alaska editorial: Split up 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

...It's not that far, it could be argued in some far-south areas of our state, to San Francisco, where the 9th Circuit Court sits. But it is a long distance in more than miles. Our lives are "foreign" to many who have never experienced...
Big Thorne timber injunction denied

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied an injunction requested by environmental groups, allowing the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales...
State | Local
Alaska AG signs brief against legal gay marriage

...Court supporting same-sex marriage bans.The Alaska constitutional amendment case is currently stayed before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."The U.S. Supreme Court is currently addressing the same federalism issues that are at the heart...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Economies, like species, must evolve or die

...again exempt from the Roadless Rule.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 this week to reinstate exempt...what the District Court will do, but the fact the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals returned it is a positive sign. It's...
Weyhrauch wants 9th Circuit Court to overturn panel

ANCHORAGE - Former Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch is asking the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a decision which restored key evidence in his corruption trial. A three-judge panel from the federal...
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...against the federal government.SEACC announced Thursday the organizations had filed notices of appeal before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."The conservation groups argue that it undercuts the region's $2 billion fishing and tourism industries...
State | Local | AK legislature
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...surprised" by the judgement. Although the lawsuit was rejected, the plaintiffs have the opportunity to take it to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and to ask for an injunction until a decision is reached in that court.Marvin said the groups will meet...
State | AK legislature
Felons have lost their right to vote

...except two - Maine and Vermont - prohibits at least some felons from voting. In January, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the state of Washington is violating the federal Voting Rights Act by disenfranchising felons...


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