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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...decision was arbitrary, capricious, or contrary to law."Undeterred, the decision was appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals. In June 2013, a three-judge panel again ruled against Hershey and Kreider.Far from ready to give up, they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Appeals court: Fairbanks officer's search was illegal

...along with the conviction of the resident, Isaac D. Siedentop.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the Alaska Court of Appeals threw out the conviction because the officer's actions constituted an illegal search.Police said Siedentop was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/appeals-court-fairbanks-officers-search
State
Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

...divide that the Supreme Court also could find difficult to resist settling."We're going to be racking up more courts of appeals decisions, and every one we get puts more pressure on the Supreme Court to weigh in," said Douglas NeJaime, a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/gay-marriage-arguments-flooding-federal
State
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

...nothing horrible happens ... a year and nothing has happened, and nothing bad is going to happen - that will impact courts of appeal," O'Kelley said. She mentioned a recent phenomenon following Washington's marriage equality legislation. At...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/lambda-legal-representative-provides-st
Local
Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...the first ruling was issued at the level of the federal appellate courts. A 2-1 decision from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with Shelby that Utah's gay-marriage ban was unconstitutional.It's possible that in another year...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/huge-advances-gay-marriage-eventful-y
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Drink up, NYC

...be willing to revisit the supersize-soda ban.The Court of Appeals found that the city Board of Health overstepped its...businesses and paternalistic toward consumers. Even a Court of Appeals judge, during arguments earlier this month, wondered...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/drink-nyc
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No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...four military veterans.Initially, Brown said she couldn't rule on the case. In 2012, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals disagreed and sent the case back to her. Brown ruled in August that the 13 people challenging their presence on the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/no-fly-list-ruled-unconstitutional
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Truth in fiction

...Supreme Court Justice in the 1970s and was later appointed by Jimmy Carter to be the first Alaskan on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."I didn't follow in my dad's footsteps at all," Boochever said with a laugh.Before becoming a published...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/truth-fiction
Local | Art
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The Supreme Court decision not to review the 9th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals ruling was a victory for rural Alaskans who rely on hunting and fishing or subsistence. The decision was praised...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
State | AK legislature
Katie John ruling wins Native leaders' approval

...Parnell rekindled a long-standing subsistence battle last year by asking the Supreme Court to review the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that gives the federal government control over hunting and fishing on navigable waters on state-owned land...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/katie-john-ruling-wins-native-leaders-a
Local

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