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Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...the Arctic Ocean for Shell or face fines ramping up each day until it does.An annoyed-looking Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason imposed a fine of $2,500 per hour beginning at 10 a.m. Alaska Time Thursday on Greenpeace...
Jury convicts doc in child porn case

...To convict him of both charges would be essentially charging him for the same crime twice, he said.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess, who presiding over the trial which took place in the federal courtroom in the Juneau Federal Building...
Testimony finishes in doc's child porn trial

...his computer using CCleaner and other consumer- grade free software programs available on the Internet.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess denied the motion for acquittal on the count. He noted at least one file - which attorneys have...
During Salard trial, jury views child porn

...the jury at one point after about six hours of testimony from Peterson.Before the jury saw the images, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess instructed them not to allow their "feelings" to interfere with their decision making.He also...
Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason has dealt the State of Alaska another setback in efforts to conduct exploration of the Arctic National Wildlife...
Judge sides with Jewell in dispute over exploration

...Act. Federal officials said the exploration authorization expired in the 1980s. In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason wrote that Congress authorized the Interior secretary to approve limited-duration exploratory...
Woman sought for bilking builders

...and no one knows for sure where she is, Scott said.Not so, said defense attorney Kevin Higgins, who asked District Court Judge Keith Levy to quash the warrant. Higgins said he has been in contact with Tagsip since early March, that she...
Alaska Editorial: Marriage decision was the right call

...benefits as well, citing constitutional guarantees to equal protection under the law.In October 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Alaska's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. It was part of a watershed of federal...
Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...United Church.Adams and Olsen were the first Juneau same-sex couple to get a marriage license after a U.S. District Court judge in October overturned an Alaska constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.The...
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Judge blocks Kansas' ban on 2nd-trimester abortion procedure

...the law would likely present too big of an obstacle for women seeking to end their pregnancies.Shawnee County District Court Judge Larry Hendricks sided with New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, agreeing to put the law on hold while...
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