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Letter: Dan Sulivan chose to prosecute Alaska Natives

...right to hunt and fish on her tribal lands along the Copper River. Sullivan appealed the case to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals even though the state had lost several times before. She was an Athabascan elder and had already spent over 20 years...
Alaska gay marriage 'in a matter of weeks' their corner: A days-old 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that they say ties the hands of the judge...unconstitutional by judges in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over Alaska. On Friday...
Alaska Editorial: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

...merit.Some have said that by continuing the state's suit over the issue after rulings by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada - and the U.S. Supreme Court's declining cases seeking to overturn...
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...poll tax.Ramos, an appointee of President Barack Obama, blocked the law, but a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said her ruling came too close to the start of voting.Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the...
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Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...three-day requirement, and a handful of gay couples had already married.The state filed notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay while the appeal is being considered. The federal appeals court on Wednesday only issued a stay...
Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

...District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled in their favor. In March of this year, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Yeakel's decision. Abortion rights advocates asked the full court to reconsider the matter. Last week...
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...Alaska, just hours before most couples would be allowed to tie the knot.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco granted a temporary halt until late Friday morning to allow the state to take its case to the U...
No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...hold - on gay marriages until the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decides if it will review the Alaska case. Until a...state will try to appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the same court which last week struck down same-sex...
Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

...married anymore," VanDyne said.The Alaska attorney general's office planned to take its case to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals within the coming weeks.The landscape has changed very quickly for gay marriage in the U.S. Last week, the U...
Gay marriage developments across the nation

...return messages seeking comment.NevadaGay marriage opponents filed a request Monday asking the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear their case against same-sex unions in Nevada. In documents calling the issue "a question of historic importance...


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