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Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...justice is among eight applicants for the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Justice Dana Fabe, the Alaska Judicial Council announced Friday afternoon. Pallenberg previously applied for the court in 2012, when Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...Loretta Bullard of Nome to the Alaska Judicial Council. The appointment is a strong...individuals to serve on the Alaska Judicial Council is working and has served...individuals to serve on the Alaska Judicial Council and most likely, politicize...
Council advances four finalists for Anchorage judgeship

JUNEAU - The Alaska Judicial Council has advanced four finalists for consideration for an upcoming vacancy on the Anchorage Superior Court.The nominees are private...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel most-senior justice is Daniel Winfree, who was appointed in 2008. According to state statute, explained Alaska Judicial Council director Susanne DiPietro, the judicial council will vet applications from attorneys across the state. The council...
A second chance

...Corrections and the Alaska Prisoner Reentry Task Force and to help with statewide recidivism reduction planning. A 2007 Alaska Judicial Council report found that 66 percent of offenders come back into the system, 48 percent within a year of release.CCTHITA...
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...designed to remain as free from politics as possible. Doubling the number of politically appointed members on the Alaska Judicial Council and requiring legislative approval of lawyer members will undermine the fundamental promise of equal justice that...
Empire Editorial: On the court

...appointees from a list of candidates selected by the Alaska Judicial Council. The council has seven members: three members...legislative confirmation for all members of the Alaska Judicial Council. Other states that use nonpartisan judicial selection...
Judging judicial selections

...Resolution 3, which would increase the number of Alaska Judicial Council members from seven to 10. Currently, the council...Justice Walter "Bud" Carpeneti, who served on the Alaska Judicial Council from 2009 to 2012, said Alaska had 200 years...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...Kelly, R-Fairbanks - Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the number of non-attorney members of the Alaska Judicial Council, the independent citizens commission that nominates applicants to fill judicial vacancies in Alaska. The council...
Local | AK legislature
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...settlements no longer have to be reported to the Alaska Judicial Council. HB84Every state agency and municipality has...increase the number of non-attorney members on the Alaska Judicial Council. SJR4The state doesn't like new EPA regulations...
State | AK legislature


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