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Grocery co-op solicits funds for Foodland site market study

...Greg Fisk, Evelyn Rousso, Sally Schlichting, Odin Brudie and Patty Ware make up the co-op's steering committee. Doug Mertz is legal counsel.The cooperative plans to meet July 30 at 5 p.m. at 126 Seward Street in the offices of NorthWind...
ACLU names Mertz Civil Libertarian of the Year

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska named Juneau attorney Doug Mertz Civil Libertarian of the Year on Saturday. Sound off on the important issues at The ACLU honored Mertz on Saturday at its Liberty...
Frederick fails to show up at arraignment for assault

...beating of a Juneau-Douglas High School student, missed his Thursday arraignment at Juneau District Court. His lawyer, Doug Mertz, told the court that Frederick had "moved away from Juneau and he's on his way to Texas." Judge Peter Froehlich...
Douglas land sale safeguards proposed

...make a pending land transfer more palatable to residents. But at least one person is not satisfied. Douglas resident Doug Mertz thinks residents have not been fully informed and more land should be preserved for public use. On Tuesday, the Juneau...
School Board mulls offer for settlement in Bong Hits case

...settlement offer in the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case. Sound off on the important issues at The offer came from Juneau attorney Doug Mertz, who served as lead counsel in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case for nearly six years. The proposed settlement...
State briefs

...another JDHS student. Frederick, now in Hawaii, missed his earlier arraignment on June 27. His lawyer, local attorney Doug Mertz, said Frederick received a waiver of summons that allowed the absence. At Tuesday's hearing, Frederick appeared...
Experts debate privacy, pot

...constitutional right to privacy was not designed to permit residents to harbor drugs. Guaneli and Juneau civil rights attorney Doug Mertz swapped barbs on the issue Thursday at the Bill Egan Forum luncheon at the Baranof Hotel. A bill in the Alaska Legislature...
Land swap shrinks

...equivalent of, ``Never mind.'' ``That was absolutely because of the uproar by the people of Douglas,'' said Doug Mertz, an attorney and now vice president of the newly formed Douglas Neighborhood Association - born Monday in reaction to...
Superintendent upholds 'banner' suspension

...smoking marijuana and other drugs. A hearing was held last week in response to a request by Frederick and his attorney, Doug Mertz, to have the 10-day suspension reversed and expunged from records. In a memorandum to Bader, Mertz - who is working...
'Bong Hits' case goes back to court

...Appeals, which is an automatic part of the legal process. "There is still a dispute," said Frederick's attorney, Doug Mertz. The 9th Circuit Court will either dismiss the case outright or send it to the U.S. District Court in Alaska for...


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