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Legal pot would pose challenge for city

...the branch responsible for the regulation would be the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Cori Mills of the Alaska Department of Law said it's up to the board to decide the ways in which it will regulate marijuana. It's not clear if the board...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/legal-pot-would-pose-challenge-city
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In Alaska village, banishment helps keep peace

ANCHORAGE - Without a jail or even armed law enforcement, the isolated Alaska village where two state troopers were shot and killed is turning to a traditional form of justice: banishment.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-20/alaska-village-banishment-helps-keep-pe
State
Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

...he said. "Your tax bill should not turn on who you happen to love."A brief statement released by the Alaska Department of Law said the state was still reviewing the opinion. "Because of the potential implications of this case, it will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-27/court-rules-same-sex-couples-have-equal
State
Legislative News in Brief

...unknown injury" provisionSen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, introduced SJR25 on Tuesday, which urges the Alaska Department of Law, along with the U.S. Department of Justice, to file a motion to collect $92 million plus interest from Exxon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-23
State | AK legislature
House committee advances officer firearm bill

...Dillingham, Kotzebue and Nome has remained steady over the last two years, according to figures provided by the Alaska Department of Law.In 2013, those courts saw 1,102 felony cases as opposed to 1,166 cases in 2012. The same courts handled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/house-committee-advances-officer-firear
State | AK legislature
Providence cuts nighttime sexual assault exams

...wrong one, said John Skidmore, who oversees prosecutors in the state as director of the criminal division of Alaska Department of Law."Jeez, you're raped in the middle of the night," he said. Well, sorry, we don't have anyone available...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-30/providence-cuts-nighttime-sexual-assaul
State
VPSO firearms bill moves in House

...Dillingham, Kotzebue and Nome has remained steady over the last two years, according to figures provided by the Alaska Department of Law.In 2013, those courts saw 1,102 felony cases as opposed to 1,166 cases in 2012. The same courts handled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-05/vpso-firearms-bill-moves-house
State | AK legislature
Providence cuts nighttime sexual assault exams

...wrong one, said John Skidmore, who oversees prosecutors in the state as director of the criminal division of Alaska Department of Law."Jeez, you're raped in the middle of the night," he said. Well, sorry, we don't have anyone available...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-29/providence-cuts-nighttime-sexual-assaul
State
Judge rejects Alaska's challenge to roadless rule in Tongass

...not more federal regulations," he said.A spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, Sharon Leighow, said the Alaska Department of Law was reviewing the decision. "We're looking at our options," said Assistant Attorney General Thomas Lenhart...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-26/judge-rejects-alaskas-challenge-roadles
State
Mead tapped as new City Attorney

The search for a new City Attorney is over. Amy Mead, a current Assistant City Attorney, accepted the position late Friday. "We had an excellent pool of candidates to choose from," said Mayor Merrill Sanford in a statement.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-28/mead-tapped-new-city-attorney
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