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My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...non-attorneys appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature, three attorneys elected by members of the Alaska Bar Association (ABA) and appointed by the ABA's Board of Governors and Alaska's chief justice, who chairs the council...
Council advances four finalists for Anchorage judgeship

...that the provision related to rendering legal services to a government branch could be construed to include legislative work.The letter also states that French assumed inactive status with the Alaska Bar Association from 2008 to 2015.
Empire Editorial: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...Commission met to hear a presentation from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The presentation mirrored one given to the Alaska Bar Association last month and included some alarming statistics.Alaska's prison population grew by 27 percent between 2005...
My Turn: Packing prisons is bad policy

...of those directly involved in the criminal justice system, as well as strengthen society more broadly.At the Alaska Bar Association's annual convention last month, there was a discussion on criminal justice reform that highlighted the need...
Empire Editorial: On the court

...list of candidates selected by the Alaska Judicial Council. The council has seven members: three members of the Alaska Bar Association, three non-lawyer members confirmed by the Alaska Legislature, and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme...
Judging judicial selections

...Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar Association, which boasts 4,000 members...newspaper put out by the Alaska Bar Association, Kelly quotes Thomas Harris...representation, he said, and Alaska Bar Association members are better-informed...
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On the topic of pot: Legalization and law

...of the uncertainty, the Alaska Bar Association ethics committee released...Steve Van Goor said. "The (Alaska) Bar Association is trying to get ahead of...expression of the views of the Alaska Bar Association Board of Governors or the...
Officials question unauthorized 'law school' set to open in 2015

...while, but I had in the past. I was helping where I could."The Alaska Law School has not begun the accreditation process through American Bar Association, according to a note posted last week on the Alaska Bar Association home page.
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution isn't broken

...Constitutional Convention, seven members constitute the Judicial Council. Three attorney members are selected by the Alaska Bar Association, and three non-attorney members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature. The Chief...
Free legal clinic slated for MLK Day the Dimond Courthouse downtown, 123 Fourth Street.The clinic is a public service project sponsored by the Alaska Bar Association, Alaska Court System, Alaska Legal Services Corporation and the Juneau Bar Association. For more information...


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