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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
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...Court judge Louis Menendez and District Court judge Kevin Miller. All you need to know is that the nonpartisan Alaska Judicial Council has recommended voting "Yes" to retain them. Ballot Measure 4Also on the back of your ballot is Ballot Measure...
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
Letter to the Editor: Judicial Council and typos

I could not agree more with your editorial on the very bad idea of increasing the Alaska Judicial Council's membership. It has been the very model of equity and fairness, and never has there been the least hint of politics in its...
Judicial council seeks applications for Anchorage bench

JUNEAU - The Alaska Judicial Council is taking applications for an Anchorage superior court judgeship.The council, in a press release, said the applications are...
Ex-lawmaker quits primary challenge

...and religious schools and another proposed constitutional amendment that would have changed the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council.Miller, in a news release sent to the paper, said he is convinced that Bishop "will continue to serve our...


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