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Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts

...require drivers to use turn signals at a traffic roundabout.The decision was handed down by chief appeals court judge David Mannheimer on Friday as he ruled on a case out of Fairbanks.In the case, a driver named Curtis Donald Noble was accused of...
Alaska voters retain all judges

...Justice Walter Carpeneti of Juneau was retained with 67 percent of the statewide vote. State Court of Appeals Judge David Mannheimer won 66 percent of the statewide vote. Within the Southeast judicial district, Juneau Superior Court Judge Patricia...
Voters to decide whether to keep two Juneau judges

...join the statewide electorate in choosing whether to keep Walter Carpeneti of Juneau on the state Supreme Court and David Mannheimer on the state Court of Appeals. In Alaska, the governor appoints judges from a pool recommended by a panel of attorneys...
State Appeals Court upholds long sentence

...sentence for a man convicted of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old Juneau girl in 2008.Court of Appeals Judge David Mannheimer wrote in an opinion the 40-year sentence for Christopher Allen Scholes, 43, was not excessive, as Scholes had...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and a second offense can mean a $50,000 fine. "Given these statutory penalties," says the opinion by Judge David Mannheimer, "we conclude that forfeiture of an airplane worth $40,000 is not disproportionate to James Baum's offense...
Appeals court: 99 years is too harsh for trooper's murderer

...meant that the resulting homicide was automatically equivalent in blameworthiness to first-degree murder," Judge David Mannheimer wrote in the opinion. The panel vacated that part of Phillips' total sentence of 142 years and sent the case back...
Judges on the ballot as well as politicians

...Additionally, all Alaska voters will have Alaska Supreme Court Judge Dana Fabe and Alaska Court of Appeals Judge David Mannheimer to consider for retention. The Alaska Judicial Council, an independent seven-member citizen's commission established...
Appellate court denies appeal for convicted felon

...state presented no direct evidence that he was aware that a handgun was in his backpack.Court of Appeals Judge David Mannheimer wrote in the opinion that that may be true, but that doesn't mean the evidence is insufficient to support the...
State court rejects religious appeal in Craig drug case days in jail. Appeals Chief Judge Robert Coats and Judge Joel Bolger agreed in the majority opinion. Judge David Mannheimer dissented, saying the court has to be careful in judging someone's unorthodox religion. The couple claimed their...
Court: Mainland jury gave St. Paul man fair trial

...wasn't fair because the Alaska Natives on St. Paul are different from other Alaska Natives. Judge Joel Bolger and David Mannheimer upheld the conviction; Chief Judge Robert Coats wanted to order a new trial. In his dissenting opinion, Coats...


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