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Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...could bring financial penalties against the directors or officers of the political nonprofits.Thomas Amodio, an Anchorage attorney representing the two nonprofits in the complaint, said by phone that "we're working on resolving the matter...
City Museum hosts lecture on last Alaska executions death in Alaska. Each was hanged for the same 1946 murder of a Juneau shopkeeper. According to Lerman, an Anchorage attorney who spent 20 years litigating the validity of criminal convictions in state and federal court, evidence suggests...
City Museum to host talk on the last executions in Alaska

...of these cases illustrates some of the ways in which the criminal justice system can fail.Averil Lerman is an Anchorage attorney who spent 20 years litigating the validity of criminal convictions in state and federal court, and now trains other...
Concerns raised about marijuana law

...on indigenous people over the years. He worries legalized pot may lead to more use and abuse.Matt Singer, an Anchorage attorney who has researched the law, said it won't change drug-free workplace policies but said employers will have...
Greenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissed

ANCHORAGE - Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. say Royal Dutch Shell PLC has demonstrated no harm from environmental protesters who boarded a ship carrying...
Lawmakers approve $100K for LIO lawsuit

...R-Kodiak, said in a previous Empire report.The Legislature was served with one today. The suit, filed March 31 by Anchorage attorney James B. Gottstein, seeks to nullify the the 10-year lease. Gottstein, who owns the Alaska Building neighboring...
State | AK legislature
Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

ANCHORAGE - Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Tuesday sued in federal court to remove six Greenpeace activists who boarded a vessel carrying an...
Public defender offices will remain intact

...included a possible plan to phase out state Public Defender Agency attorneys outside of Anchorage, and require the Anchorage attorneys to travel to represent court-appointed clients throughout the rest of the state.The information was taken directly...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau School District hires special investigator for hazing case

An Anchorage attorney has signed on to help the Juneau School District investigate an incident in which incoming high school freshmen were allegedly...
In Alaska village, banishment helps keep peace

...communities because no one tracks them."We like to think that we have the right to travel wherever we want," said Anchorage attorney Wayne Anthony Ross, who former Gov. Sarah Palin nominated for Alaska attorney general in 2009. "On the other...


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