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Juneau district attorney to take post with Legislature they come up." District attorneys in Alaska are not elected. State district attorneys in Alaska tend to be career prosecutors, appointed by the attorney general. Criminal Division Deputy Richard Svobodny is expected to select Gardner's...
This Day in History

...laboratory rats. In 1982, former first lady Bess Truman died at her home in Independence, Mo., at age 97. In 1999, career prosecutor Robert Ray was sworn in to replace Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr and wrap up the wide-ranging investigation...
Feds to open U.S. Attorney's office in Juneau move. "I've been a prosecutor for eight years with the state," he said. "My plan is always to be a career prosecutor, whether or not it be with the state or any other agency." Staying in Juneau also factored into his decision to...
Pair to head DOJ unit probing public corruption

...amid a criminal probe into how it handled evidence in the prosecution of Republican Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska. Career prosecutor Jack Smith has accepted the job of heading the public integrity section, and prosecutor Ray Hulser has agreed to...
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My turn: Not all of the Troopergate questions were answered

...It's Rule 6.1, Alaska Rules of Criminal Procedure. Branchflower knows all about grand juries. He was a tough career prosecutor, and I bet he was glad he didn't have to follow these rules here. No judge looked at his report. Don't get...


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