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Court ruling a victory for gay couples

...entitled to equal 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/court-ruling-victory-gay-couples
State
Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

...no evidence, I'll repeat that as loudly as you allow," attorney Maxwell Blecher said during closing argument, his voice rising...didn't like," he quipped.Bruce Givner, a Los Angeles tax attorney who handles celebrity cases, said he thinks Sterling's lawsuits...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-29/judge-oks-record-setting-2b-sale-clipp
Sports
Lights out on future cell towers?

...So helicopter guys and airplane guys and gals can see the tower and not run into it."Assemblyman Loren Jones asked city attorney Amy Mead if it would be legal to add into the ordinance: "If you are a lighted tower and you are not required by FAA, you...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-29/lights-out-future-cell-towers
Local
Judge: 60 days' notice of EPA plans not needed

...District Court Judge H. Russel Holland declined to require 60 days' notice of the next step EPA plans to take, he said he expects attorneys to keep each other and the court informed on matters likely to affect scheduling in the case.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/judge-60-days-notice-epa-plans-not-need
State
Court rejects benefit denial in same-sex case

...message was left with the attorney who argued the case for the...have standing to address.Attorneys for Harris expect her to present...matter should be cut and dry. Attorney Eric Croft said the major...state.Lamda Legal staff attorney Peter Renn, who also represented...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/court-rejects-benefit-denial-same-sex-c
State
Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...encouraging his wife, a nurse who works three shifts, to add a fourth shift so he can retire from the State Bar of Texas Attorneys Association and concentrate on running.George Southgate, 67, from Calhoun, Georgia, is working through his second round...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/frank-maier-marathon-record-falls
Sports
Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

...who says she was raped by a fellow college and high school classmate while in Juneau over Christmas break.Juneau District Attorney James Scott told the Empire he is waiting for documents from the recently concluded Stanford investigation before making a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27/charges-still-not-filed-stanford-rape-c
Local
Legal pot would pose challenge for city

...haven't discussed it, and from the Assembly's viewpoint we haven't had any talking about it that I know of."City attorney Amy Mead has been considering it. If the ballot measure passes, the implications are huge for city government, she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/legal-pot-would-pose-challenge-city
Local
Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

...murder, manslaughter and driving under the influence, with trial scheduled the week of Sept. 1 in Nenana.Dollarhide's attorney, Lance Wells, didn't immediately return a message Friday.Schieber said the current 5 a.m. closing time puts drivers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/measure-would-close-bars-2-am-denali-bo
State
Judge sentences convicted heroin dealer to 7 years in prison

...Juneau Superior Court.Assistant District Attorney Angie Kemp said Seal "orchestrated the...she brought up," Assistant District Attorney Angie Kemp said of Costello, who already...serving two years in prison.Defense attorney Natasha Norris said she could not dispute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/judge-sentences-convicted-heroin-dealer
Local

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