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High court: State has duty to protect inmates

...has a duty to protect the lives and health of inmates in its custody, according to the opinion written by Chief Justice Dana Fabe."We have not previously considered whether assaults by other inmates fall within the scope of a jailer's duty to...
Alaska Supreme Court eyes abortion notification

...girls and violates their privacy rights. Supporters say parents should be involved in abortion decisions.Chief Justice Dana Fabe said a decision on the case will be announced later.During the proceedings Wednesday, an attorney with the Center for...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch: Golf, Constitution, judges

...different and perhaps even more important forum."The proposal is due up next in House Finance.State of the Judiciary: Dana Fabe, the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, is scheduled to deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address to...
State | AK legislature
High court creates elder task force

Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has created a task force to improve how the justice system responds to elders and other vulnerable adults.According to a release...
Alaska Supreme Court hears Juneau cases

...oral arguments for two separate cases in the Juneau Dimond Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon.In one case, Chief Justice Dana Fabe and Justices Joel Bolger, Craig Stowers and Peter Maassen listened to arguments regarding an insurance issue arising...
Senate Dems slam abortion bill as 'offensive'

...necessary" health care it is required to fund under the state Medicaid program.In her written opinion, Chief Justice Dana Fabe named several medical conditions that could be complicated by pregnancy, including diabetes, sickle cell anemia and...
Alaska Editorial: A new justice

...talented, dedicated people. If you would like to learn more about the state's courts, Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe will address the Alaska Legislature on the state of the judiciary on Feb. 13. Listen, watch and learn.
Fabe reappoints all four presiding judges

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has announced the reappointment of the presiding judges of the state's four judicial districts. Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks...
On the move

Attorney to serve on child-support committee: Chief Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court recently appointed Juneau family law attorney Chrystal Sommers Brand to serve on the court's Child...
Judge Weeks 1 of 3 reappointees

Three Superior Court judges have been reappointed to preside over their districts, Chief Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court announced this week. Reappointed were Larry R. Weeks for the First Judicial District, in Southeast...


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