My Turn: Parnell, Sullivan vilified for protecting Alaska's sovereignty

...eliminate state fish and wildlife management on those lands and set in motion numerous changes to the tax systems, court systems, civil rights of residents, etc.Although Katie John's intentions were to protect her family's traditional subsistence...
No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...surprised to hear of the judge's ruling so quickly."Honestly, I thought it would take years to go through the court system," he said. "Things certainly happened a lot quicker."Olsen and Adams had been waiting for that ruling to make...
High court creates elder task force

...the justice system responds to elders and other vulnerable adults.According to a release from the state of Alaska Court System, the 11-member task force will examine how to more effectively address issues of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation...
My Turn: Confidentiality bill too broad, Alaskans' right to know too great

...individuals' names appear on the Alaska Court System's easily searchable electronic...legislation was introduced, the Alaska Court System took steps to address some of the concerns raised. Indeed, the court system, to its credit, took a more finely...
Territorial court records to stay in Alaska

...working out a suitable arrangement."This opportunity to formally receive a priceless donation of Alaskan territorial court system records was made possible by the generosity of the National Archives and Records Administration, the strong and continued...
Bill eyed to limit access to arrest reports

...state employees would continue to have access to sealed files.A "legislative intent" section of the bill asks the court system to seal older files as much as practical.Assistant Attorney General Anne Carpenetti argued against the measure and...
State Archives to receive Territorial records from the National Archives

...transfer over 1,800 cubic feet of Alaska Territorial Court System records and nearly 1,250 cubic feet of Alaska Railroad...Alaska's Legislative Delegations, and the Alaska Court System assisted the State Archives' efforts to effectuate...
Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...Court upheld a lower court ruling that a tribal dispute involving leadership should be settled locally, not through the court system.The dispute began with a lawsuit filed against Mount McKinley Bank by one group claiming leadership of the Healy Lake...
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...justice system, including counseling for the child and parents.Skinner said the CAC allows a case to go forward in the court system with a minimal amount of dependence on the child victim."It's difficult to do, but I think we're continuing to...
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution isn't broken

...people of our state an exemplary court system, which has not been corrupted...the quality of Alaska's model court system has been the Judicial Council...May the Judiciary Council and the court system continue to serve Alaska and Alaskans...


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