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Clark: Laws for naming judges need change

...principal obligation is to the Alaska Constitution as it's written now," said Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Alex Bryner, chairman of the council. The state constitution stipulates the council list two or more judicial nominees for a vacancy...
Supreme Court upholds most of Alaska's English-only law and won an injunction that had kept it in limbo until Friday's 4-1 decision. The dissenter, Chief Justice Alex Bryner, said the entire law should have been thrown out as violating the U.S. and Alaska constitutions. Instead, the...
Study says jails incarcerate Alaska Natives the longest

...concerned about the disproportionate percentage of minorities that fill court calendars, according to Chief Justice Alex Bryner. "It confirms what everybody here who knows the system suspected," Bryner told the Anchorage Daily News. "If disparity...
Former stripper appeals Alaska killing conviction

...did, the state relied extensively on evidence of who Linehan was," her attorneys wrote in a brief. Among them is Alex Bryner, a recently retired Alaska Supreme Court judge. State lawyers argue the evidence about dancing was relevant because...
High court ruling allows victims of Big Lake fire to sue state

...means implementing existing policy, or "planning," which involves policy formulation. Justice Robert Eastaugh and Alex Bryner didn't participate in the case. Only policy-making actions are entitled to immunity as discretionary functions...
Recognitions Governor Palin by the Alaska Judicial Council to be considered for the Alaska Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Alex Bryner's retirement. Alaska Legal Services Corporation was established in 1967 to provide high-quality free legal services...
Alaska Supreme Court justice faces retention vote

...wrote in his opinion article. Fabe's supporters, backed by former state officials including former Chief Justice Alex Bryner, noted that Fabe agreed in June to send Proposition 2 to the polls. Charlie Cole, a Fairbanks lawyer and a former...
Committee to hear parental consent bill

...unclear how they might rule on the issue if it should come before them. Daniel Winfree of Fairbanks, has replaced Alex Bryner, who cast one of the three majority votes in the decision. Morgan Christen will replace Warren Matthews who sided...
Alaska Supreme Court affirms registration of medical pot users

...can hardly be disputed that the medical marijuana registry requires disclosure of sensitive information," Justice Alex Bryner wrote. "We agree with Rollins that the general publication of this information could be stigmatizing and invasive...
Alaska Supreme Court hears English-only arguments

...said the ballot initiative is not a freedom of speech issue because it applies to official acts of government. Justice Alex Bryner pressed Callahan on the issue. "What is an official act?" he asked pointedly. "The problem I'm having is everything...


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