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High court creates elder task force

...improve how the justice system responds to elders and other vulnerable adults.According to a release from the state of Alaska Court System, the 11-member task force will examine how to more effectively address issues of abuse, neglect and financial...
My Turn: Confidentiality bill too broad, Alaskans' right to know too great

...against them. These individuals' names appear on the Alaska Court System's easily searchable electronic public index...reputation. After the legislation was introduced, the Alaska Court System took steps to address some of the concerns raised...
Empire Editorial: Keep information flowing free

...manner.Gov. Parnell's actions on Thursday deserve special praise as well. Had he signed SB 108, thousands of Alaska court records would have become opaque to those seeking information. In his veto notice, the governor points to a newly...
Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

...near Twentynine Palms, where her husband, who was also a Marine, was stationed. Lee was scheduled to appear in an Alaska court Tuesday afternoon.Prosecutors in California charged Lee with murder with a special circumstance allegation of lying...
Appeals court: Fairbanks officer's search was illegal

...Friday, along with the conviction of the resident, Isaac D. Siedentop.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the Alaska Court of Appeals threw out the conviction because the officer's actions constituted an illegal search.Police said Siedentop...
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...Goldstream Road. Bottcher then left the scene and continued home. Crimes of violence that make their way through Alaska courts frequently involve alcohol, to the point that it's a good deal more surprising to see one that doesn't than ones...
Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

BETHEL - The Alaska Court of Appeals is considering a case involving western Alaska subsistence fishermen who are appealing their convictions of illegal...
State Archives to receive Territorial records from the National Archives

...criminal actions, and city incorporations."The Governor's Office, Alaska's Legislative Delegations, and the Alaska Court System assisted the State Archives' efforts to effectuate this arrangement.
Mixed testimony on deportation bill

...officers. Instead, it was added as an amendment at the request of the state Department of Law.The proposal follows an Alaska Court of Appeals case last fall where the court ruled a three-judge sentencing review panel has the authority to alter sentences...
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Senate panel correction allows minor citations to be posted to windshields

...consequence of a bill that stops officers from putting parking tickets under windshield wipers," Egan said.In 2013, an Alaska court ruled that authorities must serve traffic tickets - as well as other minor citations such as violation of animal ordinances...
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