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Appeals court revives roadless rule case

...Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a federal judge's ruling that Alaska waited too long to file its complaint...2005 by the Forest Service and reinstated in 2006 by a federal judge."The Forest Service says that this case is different...
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...graduate research assistants attempted to unionize, but that effort was chilled by a 2012 law signed by Snyder.A federal judge struck down the measure this year, saying the provisions were in a bill that was originally drafted to address powers...
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

JUNEAU - A federal judge in Alaska has dismissed the state's lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government...
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened...excuse the use of a law found unconstitutional by a federal judge. "It is a major step backward to let stand a law that...
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Federal judge moves retrials of former Alaska lawmakers from Anchorage to Fairbanks

JUNEAU - A federal judge on Friday ordered that the retrials of former Alaska lawmakers Pete...after finding prosecutorial errors. That was the same reason that a federal judge, years earlier, tossed Stevens' conviction. Kott, through an...
Former Huslia postal worker to change plea

...appearance Dec. 18 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.Her attorney, Darrel Gardner, successfully petitioned a federal judge to have the court pay for her transportation and travel costs to Anchorage for the court hearing, the Alaska Dispatch...
Today in sports history

...murder in 1966 and the hero of a Bob Dylan song, is released after 19 years in prison. Carter, 48, is freed after a federal judge rules the boxer and a co-defendant were denied their civil rights by prosecutors during trials in 1967 and 1976...
Craig Richards to review gay marriage case, Guard issues

...said. Voters in 1998 approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. But a federal judge in October struck down the ban.The state will have to decide whether to pursue further appeals.Richards said he...
Federal judge rejects federal pension appeal

HONOLULU - A federal judge has rejected an appeal by federal workers in Hawaii and Alaska to increase their pension benefits. U.S. District Judge Philip...
Judge in Exxon Valdez case seeks progress

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge is expressing frustration with the time it's taking to resolve litigation stemming from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.U...


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