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Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...keep criminals out and focusing on ways to measure results.Alison Holcomb, the criminal justice director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington in Seattle and the lead architect of I-502, said the Brookings study shines a spotlight on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
State
New censorship study reveals what Beijing really fears

...so dangerous about it?"Needless to say, I was hardly alone in my frustration. While online social media has transformed civil society in China, creating an outlet for anyone with a computer to share views on entertainment (the most popular topic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/new-censorship-study-reveals-what-bei
Opinion
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...is that the U.S. Constitution and our developed sense of civil behavior - that is our non-violent behavior - are built on...really does give all of us freedom of speech, which guides our civil behavior and voting processes. Your vote, and mine, speak...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-14/my-turn-your-vote-free-speech-think-y
Opinion
Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

...routine. Even if he is cleared by prosecutors, though, Stewart could face a civil suit.Although the standard of proof is lower than in a criminal case, the civil court would also consider Ward's state of mind at the time of the accident and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/criminal-charge-possible-stewart-ward-
Sports
DA: No charges in Stanford rape case

...investigation for their own political agendas."While the Juneau Police were investigating the allegations, Stanford did their own civil investigation of an event that occurred off-campus, thousands of miles away," the statement read in part. "Universities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/da-no-charges-stanford-rape-case
Local
Police calls for Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

...identity theft.? At 10:31 a.m. Friday, fraud was reported.Harrassment? At 2:31 p.m. Friday, JPD assisted with a civil issue in the 5100 block of Glacier Highway.Motor vehicle crash? At 7:47 a.m. Friday, a 23-year-old female was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-11/police-calls-monday-aug-11-2014
Local
Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...house will basically be in Arkansas."Following Williams on stage, Billy Crystal once observed, was like trying to top the Civil War. In a 1993 interview with the AP, Williams recalled an appearance early in his career on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/robin-williams-manic-comedy-star-dead-6
State
Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

...the tiny country from its neighbor's civil war.The capture of Lebanese soldiers...become further entangled in the Syrian civil war and could worsen already-brewing...respond to requests for comment.Syria's civil war has spilled over into Lebanon on multiple...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-04/syrian-rebels-kill-10-troops-capture-
Not For Web
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

...organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people...Lambda Legal is one of a number of organizations addressing the civil rights of LGBT people. To learn more, visit LambdaLegal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/lambda-legal-representative-provides-st
Local
League of Women Voters nominated for national award

...Peratrovich Project highlighted the successful efforts of Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich in bringing Civil Rights to the State of Alaska before the United States Civil Rights Act. Through the Project, the League of Women Voters of Juneau made available to...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/league-women-voters-nominated-natio
Neighbors

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