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Juneau welcomes nine new Americans

...Medenica, a business professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, is married to the daughter of former Alaska Supreme Court justice Robert Boochever, for whom the courtroom that housed the naturalization ceremony is named. Boochever...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/juneau-welcomes-nine-new-americans
Local
Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...appears on the ballot will likely be left to the Alaska Supreme Court.Then-Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, in early 2014...state appealed the Superior Court ruling to the Alaska Supreme Court, and the state submitted its final brief in April...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/group-continues-effort-get-setnet-ban-2
State
Alcohol board takes up first draft of pot rules

...basis, but "you don't get to grow for 45 other people in a warehouse."The Ravin v. State decision of the Alaska Supreme Court allows homegrown marijuana, and Franklin said it's her intent to "draw a really bright, bright line" between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/alcohol-board-takes-first-draft-pot-rul
State | Local | AK legislature
Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

...king salmon fishing on the Kuskokwim River during a weak run in 2012.Thursday was the deadline to appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court, according to plaintiffs' attorney James J. Davis. He said it was the consensus of lawyers, fishermen and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/plaintiffs-decide-against-appeal-alaska
State | AK legislature
Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...setnets in nonsubsistence areas. That would primarily affect the Upper Cook Inlet commercial setnet fishery.The Alaska Supreme Court likely will make a final decision on whether the proposed ban is constitutional and can qualify for the ballot...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/group-continues-effort-get-setnet-ban-2
State
Hoonah wins double murder lawsuit

...represented widow Haley Tokuoka-Yearout with his father, attorney Mark Choate. "And depending on how the (Alaska) Supreme Court rules on the appeal, then there could be a second trial."The seven women and five men on the jury panel did...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-13/hoonah-wins-double-murder-lawsuit
Local
Bill to remove some online records

...problems when they felt they should not be listed, said Nancy Meade, general counsel for the court system. The Alaska Supreme Court carved out the cases it agreed should not be publicly available "mostly because all of these descriptions of cases...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/bill-remove-some-online-records
State | AK legislature
Inmate re-entry program offers resources

...Keith Levy has been organizing Success Inside and Out for the past few years. The program was founded in 2006 by Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe for incarcerated women at Hiland Correctional Center near Anchorage. The program still...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/inmate-re-entry-program-offers-resource
State
Kookesh's salmon citation argued in Alaska Supreme Court

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Supreme Court justices on Tuesday heard the appeal of fish overharvest citations for fishermen, including former state Sen. Albert Kookesh...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/kookeshs-salmon-citation-argued-alaska-
State
Gun shop trial re-scheduled for May

...was Juneau's first murder in five years.Litigation stalled for several years as the case made its way to the Alaska Supreme Court. The high court considered whether a federal law, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which protects...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/gun-shop-trial-re-scheduled-may
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