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State, plaintiffs prepare ballot-lawsuit arguments

...lightly order a remedy that will interfere with an ongoing election and disenfranchise Alaska's voters," Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh, representing the defendants, wrote in documents filed in the lawsuit against Lt...
Judge sides with state in ballot lawsuit

...unconstitutional, Jacobus said."Mallott has not been nominated," he said. "He should not be on the ballot."Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh said it would make no sense to skip the election of a lieutenant governor and allow a...
Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

...Walker-Mallott campaign attorney Scott Kendall attended Thursday's hearing on behalf of the candidates.Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh, representing the defendants, urged fast action in the matter, saying overseas ballots...
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...Vince Beltrami did not immediately respond Wednesday to a request for comment.Margaret Paton-Walsh, an assistant attorney general, is representing Treadwell and elections director Gail Fenumiai, who are named in the lawsuit. Paton-Walsh...
State begins review of Fairbanks murder case information proves their innocence.Two investigators from the state Department of Public Safety met with assistant Attorney General Adrienne Bachman this week in Fairbanks to begin the work, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is...
Convicted killer says he has 3 more victims

...representing federal, state and police agencies said at a briefing for reporters. Asked why the transfer was wanted, Assistant Attorney General John Novak said that was a question for Wade to answer."It really didn't matter to me," said Novak...
Dept. of Law criticizes bill on electronic records

JUNEAU - An assistant attorney general is blasting a bill intended to clarify and expand public records preservation requirements for electronic formats. Assistant Attorney General Alan Birnbaum told the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday...
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State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...signatures to get the question on the 2016 ballot.The state will appeal Easter's ruling. Department of Law Assistant Attorney General Cori Mills wrote in an Aug. 5 email that the state will appeal the decision."The State plans on appealing...
Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

...Alaska Constitution."We submit that the state had a duty but failed to comply with the duty," Davis said.Assistant Attorney General Laura Fox, representing the state, said that issuing citations for fishing during an emergency closure was...
Attorney argues mall shooting was self-defense

...fake mustache and coldly killed Matos because of a dispute over a stolen PlayStation video game console, said assistant attorney general Robert Henderson.The dispute began when Matos responded to a Craigslist ad to buy a replacement for the stolen...


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