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Appeals court revives roadless rule case

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by...long to file its complaint.The appeals court said Alaska's lawsuit, filed...appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh.The appeals court said it does not matter whether...
State asks federal Appeals Court to reconsider ruling on Juneau road access project

...9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel last month agreed with Sedwick. KINY-AM reports the state is asking the Appeals Court to reconsider. The state contends that using ferries to serve Lynn Canal between Skagway, Haines and Juneau would...
Appeals court: Gay marriage legal in Idaho, Nevada

BOISE, Idaho - A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday...time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.The appeals court panel did not rule on a similar case in Hawaii, which legalized...
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The federal appeals court for the West on Wednesday issued a temporary halt to gay marriages...the state to take its case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The appeals court said barring a stay from the nation's highest court, gay marriages...
Appeals court: Fairbanks officer's search was illegal

...misconduct.Prosecutors argued that a search warrant was issued - albeit for a different person at the residence.The appeals court found that argument wanting. The court's three judges said the warrant was for a man who fled electronic monitoring...
State seeks delay in Indian Country expansion

...Country in Alaska.State Attorney General Craig Richards is requesting a six-month delay in a case before a federal appeals court in a long-running battle affecting tribal sovereignty, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.In 2013, the District...
Court of Appeals rejects woman's homicide-conviction appeal

...such a degree that it constituted a gross deviation from what a reasonable person would observe, according to the Appeals Court.Waterman's attorney argued that the teenager's brain was still developing in 2004 and she should have been held...
Appeals court sides with Alaska on roadless rule

JUNEAU - A divided federal appeals court panel has sided with the state of Alaska in reversing a decision...had found the decision to be arbitrary and capricious.The appeals court panel sent the matter back to the District Court to determine...
Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders' lawsuit

ANCHORAGE - A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP...Prudhoe Bay to 200,000 gallons a day for several weeks.The appeals court said shareholders adequately argued about the falsity of some...
Appeals court reinstates charges in fishing case

...of the economy and well-being of the state."The appeals court, in its ruling, agreed, saying, the Board of Fisheries...Sealaska is a regional Native corporation.Strong said the appeals court decision notes that the Board of Fisheries has for decades...
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