Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...Pallenberg came to Juneau in 1983 after graduating from the University of Washington Law School. He served as an assistant public defender in Juneau and Kodiak for eight years and was in private law practice in Juneau for 15 years. He served as a part-time...
Child predator offers apology at sentencing

...also led to Scaggs being charged with 18 counts of possessing child pornography.Had the case gone to trial, Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland said he would have argued in court that the sexual contact was limited to a "brushing" of Scaggs...
Juneau man pleads not guilty in Valley murder

...photographer taking his picture. He sat through the five-minute hearing quietly, shackled and sitting next to Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland at the defendant's table. Occasionally, he'd turn around to look at his girlfriend sitting...
Council advances four finalists for Anchorage judgeship

...Court.The nominees are private practice attorneys Dani Crosby and Kevin Fitzgerald; Josie Garton, who is an assistant public defender; and Jonathan Woodman, a senior assistant attorney general.Gov. Bill Walker will decide which of the nominees...
Man gets 8 years for rape

...the house after two or three 911 calls that were disconnected and found Beers at the home without clothes on.Assistant Public Defender Timothy Ayer said his client pled guilty to having non-consensual sexual contact with the woman, but Ayer...
Double jeopardy concerns raised for man who burned girlfriend

...recuperated, she would be able to testify to another grand jury to indict Hogan for first-degree assault.Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland, Hogan's defense attorney, suggested in court during the change of plea hearing that that would...
Woman attacked, burned alive in Juneau

...bowl spilt on her. The next thing he knew (she) was also on fire."In court Wednesday, Hogan's attorney Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland pointed out the charging documents do not allege the incident was deliberate, as police alleged...
In the courts: Rape, child porn, criminal use of computer

...complaint states.Beers was arrested at the scene after being interrogated by police officers. His attorney, Assistant Public Defender Timothy Ayer, later argued in court that Beers' statements to police should be suppressed since police never...
Cyber-watchful parent stops Facebook hookup

...from using social media. He is not listed in the phone book and could not be reached for comment Friday.The assistant public defender assigned to Hadlock's case could not be immediately reached for comment, either. The Public Defender Agency...
Testimony finishes in doc's child porn trial

...successfully download a video of child pornography via Salard's computer.On cross-examination Monday, Assistant Public Defender Cara MacNamara emphasized that all the files had all been deleted from her client's computer's hard drive...


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