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Jury picked in civil case over Hoonah officer deaths

...have a right to parade someone into court knowing he's going to assert his Fifth Amendment right, and the answer in case law is no. In fact, in the criminal context, you can't do it."Menendez disagreed and said Marvin may be called as...
Admitted pedophile tries to withdraw guilty plea

...decision, Judge Stephens informed him that it's much easier to withdraw a plea pre-sentencing than post-sentencing.Case law on the matter says that pre-sentence attempts to withdraw should be "liberally" granted, though it's up to the...
The state can't enforce its laws without disobeying them

...American Revolution. But even after the ratification of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, it was quickly established in case law that the prohibition against seizing property without a jury trial didn't apply to customs and revenue - because it...
SB176 provides protection

...infringed. The legislature shall implement this section."Since we're dealing with two fundamental rights, we look to case law interpretation to see what the university is required to do if they want to place restrictions on those rights. In State...
Walker: We lack leadership in Alaska

...My Christian values are important to me in my daily life and decisions. I certainly follow the Constitution and the case law that has been established, but I'm not going to step away from who I am. Again, that's not the driving force that...
Judge dismisses indictment against man accused of murdering infant

...Pallenberg likened that tension to a scenario in a federal Ninth Circuit case, U.S. v. Tingle. The judge quoted that case: "Law enforcement conduct which renders a confession involuntary does not consist only of express threats so direct as to...
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

...held sway in South Africa before a new liberal constitution was adopted after apartheid ended in 1994. He said it was case law, meaning it has been used in previous cases and that there is legal precedent even though it is not in the constitution...
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Jury trial postponed for Joseph Allen

...the judge a factual basis during a sealed portion of a court hearing Tuesday.After the sealed session and reviewing case law, Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez said he found a conflict exists with Allen being represented by the Alaska...
State urges judge to uphold Greenpeace pollution convictions

...reverse the jury's verdicts. In an 18-page response, Assistant Attorney General James Fayette wrote that Alaska case law requires judges to review the evidence "in the light most favorable to upholding the jury's verdict." "It is too...
Northwest Digest

...convictions were inconsistent and asked Miller to reverse the jury's verdicts. The state opposed the motion, saying Alaska case law requires judges to review the evidence "in the light most favorable to upholding the jury's verdict." Plane loses...


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