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Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases and is a key element in our ongoing strategy to build safe and healthy communities in Indian country," Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates said. "The Tribal Access Program is a step forward to providing tribes the access they...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...both of which legalized recreational use in 2012.The federal guidelines to which Melton refers were issued by Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Feb. 14, 2014. The memorandum, called the "Cole Memo," outlines several guidelines for banks...
Walker names National Guard investigator

...findings to the administration at the end of April. A public version of the report will be released a month later.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will hopefully bring the truth to light and put the ongoing issue...
Female AKNG boss is one of few in country

...accusations that surfaced late last year. Patricia Collins has an interest in gender and discrimination issues, Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said in an interview last week, and wanted to get to the bottom of the Guard matter herself...
State | AK legislature
Walker names investigator

...hour, up to $50,000, for the investigation, a spokesperson for the Department of Law said in an email.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will hopefully bring the truth to light and put the ongoing issue...
State | AK legislature
Rape conviction tossed over bad jury instructions

...prosecutors face now is whether to charge Jackson with a single charge of sexual assault or multiple counts, Deputy Attorney General Rick Svobodny said. "He may be facing more time in the end," Svobodny said.Jackson will be remanded to the...
Judge denies appeal for man convicted of open lewdness

...criminal history of sexual offenses dating back to 1979, which former District Attorney Richard Svobodny, now the deputy attorney general for the Department of Law's criminal division, detailed in a sentencing memo in 1993.Bourdon was convicted...
D. A. David Brower retiring

...and the law department is currently in the process of seeking qualified candidates, said Richard Svobodny, the deputy attorney general for the criminal division.Ideally, someone will be selected by the end of April, Svobodny said."Mr. Brower's...
State Briefs

...Metlakatla to Yakutat. Patrick J. Gullufsen will be Juneau's new district attorney starting June 1. Gullufsen, deputy attorney general for the criminal division, also has been an assistant district attorney in Fairbanks and worked in the Office...
New workers' comp statute likely to see court challenge

...he said. "Our constitution set up the Supreme Court as a final court, not the initial appellate court." Deputy Attorney General Scott Nordstrand said the state's Workers' Compensation Board which now decides claims also is appointed by...


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