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Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

...failed to weigh their spiritual right to fish for king salmon before imposing tight restrictions.The fishermen's Anchorage attorney, James J. Davis, said the state had a duty to accommodate the fishermen's religious beliefs. That defense...
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...
Court ruling a victory for gay couples

...rights, opportunities, and protection under the law."Peter Renn, an attorney with Lambda Legal who worked with Anchorage attorney Eric Croft representing Harris, said the state cannot deny "the rights and responsibilities assigned to marriage...
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...
Tribal leaders welcome Holder's voting access plan

ANCHORAGE - Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday his office will consult with tribes across the country to develop ways to increase voting access...
Nonresident begins term on state assessment board

...generated property tax of $237.4 million.The state this month set a pipeline value of just $5.6 billion. Anchorage attorney Bill Walker, who is running for governor as an independent, said the communities likely will again appeal that...
State news in brief for Friday, Nov. 22

...Anchorage police is suing the police department, officers and the city, claiming reckless, excessive force was used.Anchorage attorney Philip Weidner is representing the family of Shane Tasi, who was fatally shot June 2012.Weidner says the lawsuit...
Alaskan among 'genius grant' winners

...crumbling cylinders as well as discs and tinfoil.With an eye to a more contemporary, but just as forgotten, issue, Anchorage attorney Margaret Stock focuses on military personnel and their families who she says are victimized by the nation's immigration...
Treadwell ramps up for Senate after Parnell announcement

...the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2010, among major candidates in the race for governor.Walker, an Anchorage attorney, former mayor of Valdez and host of the public affairs television show "On Point with Bill Walker," announced...
State files cross-appeal in tribal fishing case

...Ward found the state's need to restrict kings supersedes the fishermen's religious rights.The fishermen's Anchorage attorney, James J. Davis, contends that Ward erred in that ruling. The state could press for action against the commercial...


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