Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...provided to the Empire upon request. "This matter was investigated and forwarded to the (attorney general's) office."The Alaska Attorney General's office said it had not heard about the incident when contacted by the Empire on Friday...
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...the Interior Department will accept our application for a limited non-drilling exploration," State Assistant Attorney General Michael Schechter told Gleason during oral argument.Jewell rejected the state's application on the grounds that...
State | AK legislature
Law firm's shareholder members retire

...practicing law in Juneau in 1914. Norman Banfield joined him in 1935. Alumni of the firm also include former Alaska Attorney General Avrum Gross, Alaska Supreme Court Justice John Dimond and Alaska Supreme Court Justice and later 9th Circuit Court...
Walker names National Guard investigator

...incarceration or both," Walker said in his address.Attorney General Craig Richards said Collins is contracted to "look...the report will be released a month later.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will...
Walker names investigator

...occurred between Sept. 1, 2010, and Nov. 30, 2014. Attorney General Craig Richards said Collins has been contracted to...for the Department of Law said in an email.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will...
State | AK legislature
Court overturns murder conviction in 'Last Seduction' case

...the jury's verdict," the court opinion says.A message left after hours by The Associated Press with the state attorney general's office was not immediately answered."We are disappointed in the result," Eric Ringsmuth with the state Office...
Ethics panel eyes how states collect fines

...executive director, said no payments have been made since then.After hearing several options including asking the attorney general to file a complaint, amending state law, or asking the Legislative Council for help filing a complaint in court...
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker delivers 1st State of State speech

...Republican Sean Parnell, sought to shine a light on that issue with the "Choose Respect" campaign.He said his attorney general would announce a special investigator on Thursday to look into allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct...
Local lawmakers react to State of the State the House and would mandate sexual abuse prevention education in state schools.Walker's announcement that Attorney General Craig Richards will hire an independent private investigator to look into the allegations of sexual assault within...
Legislative ethics committee mulls fine collection

...Those include amending state law, seeking assistance from the Legislative Council, requesting action from the attorney general or exploring how other states collect fines.Among other agenda items will be a review of ethics disclosures from...


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