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Spike in number of female prisoners

...percent of female offenders served six months or less.John Skidmore, director of the Alaska Department of Law's Criminal Division, said the reason that women move in and out of jail quicker is either because women are committing more misdemeanor...
Officials announce health fraud crackdown in Alaska

...different agencies, none of which have been charged, said John Skidmore, director of the state Department of Law's criminal division.In the Permanent Fund Dividend case, a Coast Guard official is accused of falsifying military records in order...
As gun shop trial goes to jury, attorneys get in their final shots

...officer Walter Boman testified Thursday. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms never referred him to its criminal division, he said.The ATF began performing annual audits at Rayco Sales after the 2006 murder and found at least 300 guns...
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...the cut to the public defender's agency, calling it commensurate to the percentage cut to Department of Law's criminal division. But Public Defender Quinlan Steiner said his agency has costs prosecutors do not, such as having to pay for investigators...
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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

...They did this over and over, year after year, tournament after tournament."Richard Weber, head of the IRS Criminal Division, called the case "the World Cup of fraud."Kelly T. Currie, acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District...
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Department speaks against jury nullification bill and urge a not-guilty vote by juries, regardless of the evidence.Annie Carpeneti, with the department's criminal division, told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the bill would create for unfair trials.The sponsor of HB315...
Judge weighs in before murder trial

...said it's unlikely Svobodny still holds the same opinion. Svobodny is now head of Alaska's Department of Law, Criminal Division, and in his position has oversight over the present prosecution, Fayette said."It's extraordinarily unlikely...
Former crime lab employee charged with six felonies

...pharmaceutical distributor to use as references in a crime lab. John Skidmore, director of the Department of Law Criminal Division, said at the time that the irregularities were found in substance reference standards for morphine, oxycodone...
Providence cuts nighttime sexual assault exams

...drink. The message is the wrong one, said John Skidmore, who oversees prosecutors in the state as director of the criminal division of Alaska Department of Law."Jeez, you're raped in the middle of the night," he said. Well, sorry, we...
State reviewing 'Fairbanks Four' documents overturn the convictions of four men in the fatal beating of a Fairbanks teenager in 1997.Department of Law Criminal Division Director John Skidmore said it's too early to say if the documents will affect the case, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...


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