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Department speaks against jury nullification bill

...allow defendants to question the merits of a law and urge a not-guilty vote by juries, regardless of the evidence.Annie Carpeneti, with the department's criminal division, told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the bill would create...
AG's office backs off of claim of reversal by ACLU

...denying it ever supported before the Legislature a state law it later challenged in court.Assistant Attorney General Annie Carpeneti on Monday told the House Judiciary Committee changes to the state's laws aimed at protecting minors from indecent...
Lawmaker questions Parnell's crime bills would likely be more inmates serving shorter sentences. He noted his department had submitted rough estimates. Annie Carpeneti, of the Department of Law, said more substantial changes are in the governor's proposed budget, which includes...
Hybrids the new trend? Not so fast ...

...And often the higher price tag is little deterrent - particularly for those who are environmentally conscious. Annie Carpeneti, an assistant attorney general with the Juneau Law Department, said she and her husband, Judge Walter Carpeneti...
House Finance OKs 2 bills expanding gun rights a bill that will inevitably cause more violence in society," Doogan said, echoing assistant Attorney General Annie Carpeneti's concerns. Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, said existing statutes blocking self defense as a legal defense...
Thank you for volunteering to host legislative dinners

...Candy Behrends, Odin Brudie and Frankie Pillifant, Kim and Keith Busch, Phyllis Carlson and Jan van Dort, Bud and Annie Carpeneti, Karen Crane and Dan Fruits, Laraine and Romer Derr, Karen and Paul Dillon, Bob and Nancy Fletcher, Kurt Fredriksson...
Bestiality may be outlawed in Alaska

...charged with felonies under current law. There was one exception in Friday's testimony. On Wielechowski's bill, Annie Carpeneti of the Department of Law said her agency had no official position but historically has opposed tougher animal cruelty...
Bill would restore gun rights to some felons firearms to felons." Judy said the bill's effect is "virtually insignificant." Assistant Attorney General Annie Carpeneti said her department is concerned the bill would make it difficult for the state to prosecute a swath of unlawful weapon...
Sen. French: DNA bill should mimic federal law

...that given the federal law's supporters, "It's probably not coddling criminals." Assistant Attorney General Annie Carpeneti said many of the technical critiques were valid, and already addressed by amendments in the House version of Parnell's...
Self-defense bill passes committee

...withdrawing or canceling their fiscal note, this is the committee's fiscal note addressing their concern," he said. Annie Carpeneti, an assistant attorney general from the Department of Law, maintained the DOL's belief HB 80, if passed and signed...


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