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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

...the conduct of state judges is recommending a 45-day suspension without pay for a Palmer judge.The Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended to the Alaska Supreme Court the suspension of William Estelle for signing affidavits claiming...
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

...ways to improve the administration of justice. Also, Landry was charged with willful misconduct by the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct. A hearing was to be scheduled after the election. Landry was accused of granting access to prosecutors...
Alaska Digest

...Court censured David Landry on Friday. The court's censure ratifies an agreement between Landry and the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct that he will not seek another judicial appointment in Alaska. He remains free to practice law in the state...
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

...Patrick McKay stood before the justices of the Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday to be reprimanded. The Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct last week ordered that McKay be publicly reprimanded, continue alcohol abuse treatment and provide the...
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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