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Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...own fellows have done with social media.Last month, Alaskans saw Jeff Landfield's nomination to the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct dropped after pictures circulated in the Capitol from his Facebook page. Some of the "disrespectful images...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Feb. 16, 2015

...down to the way he was treated. It's your call. Landfield had been a candidate for appointment to the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, but last week, Gov. Bill Walker withdrew his nomination of Landfield. As it turns out, Landfield...
Palmer judge faces suspension

ANCHORAGE - A commission that oversees the conduct of state judges is recommending a 45-day suspension without pay for a Palmer judge.
Court: Judge should not be reprimanded

...of violating people's rights." The court's unanimous ruling differs from the recommendation of the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct. That panel said Curda should be reprimanded for jailing a witness in the assault and kidnapping trial...
Voters decide bench fate of judge facing charges

A District Court judge facing misconduct charges trailed in his bid to retain his job with most votes counted Tuesday.
Alaska Digest

DNA crime bill awaits governor's signature & Court bars former judge from bench
Services set for Kenai Superior Court judge

...courthouses in Kenai, Seward and Homer until his death. In 1995, his peers elected him to membership on the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, a position, which he held until 1999. Judge Link is survived by his wife of nearly 19 years, Mildred...
Ethics complaint filed against Anchorage judge

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct filed an ethics complaint Tuesday against Anchorage District Court Judge Richard Postma. The complaint accuses Postma of exhibiting...
Regional News
Judge receives public reprimand for driving drunk

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage Superior Court judge has received a public reprimand for drunken driving.
Regional News
Panel finds fault with judge over jailed witness

ANCHORAGE -- A Bethel judge is under fire from the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct for allegedly violating state law and the judicial code by improperly jailing a witness in a criminal case to make sure she stayed...


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