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Alaska editorial: Best is needed

...Charles T. Huguelet, a Kenai Superior Court judge; Michael A. MacDonald, a Fairbanks Superior Court judge; Frank Pfiffner, an Anchorage Superior Court judge; Eric Smith, a Palmer Superior Court judge, and Terry L. Thurbon, Chief Administrative...
Prayers for Lawyers, Judges, Politicians

...last week's Red Mass, Gov. Sean Parnell, Alaska's Attorney General Daniel Sullivan and Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner each independently referred to St. Thomas More as the "King's good servant - but God's first" and how such...
High court hears arguments in parental notice case

...the initiative and making sponsors start over. Planned Parenthood was appealing a decision by Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner, who said the measure could appear before voters in the August primary. However, he ordered state officials to...
Alaska high court OKs abortion initiative as-is

...and the lower court had found the language in the ballot booklet misleading, Mittman said. Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner ordered state officials to write an accurate summary for the ballot. "Obviously, we are disappointed with the court's...
Wording on Alaska abortion initiative debated

...Basically a doctor who violates this law could get a $10 fine," Clarkson argued to Anchorage Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner. Feldman responded that wasn't realistic for a "felony exposure." The lawyers also argued over what Feldman...
Judge orders rewrite of abortion initiative

...ordered the lieutenant governor to rewrite ballot language for a proposed abortion initiative. But Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner stopped short of ordering the measure be kept off the ballot this year. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest...
Regional News
Court hears appeal in same-sex couples tax case

...amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman doesn't trump equal protection laws.Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner said in his September 2011 decision that the state's marital classification violates the Alaska Constitution's...
Groups appealing ruling on abortion

...state the initiative would restrict existing rights or potentially subject doctors to penalties Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner last month ordered that Campbell write an "accurate" summary making clear those points. Campbell also was to note...
Two names offered for high court vacancy

...1996. He's one of four Superior Court judges in Palmer. Other applicants for the opening were Anchorage attorneys Frank Pfiffner, Ken Jacobus and Kenneth Kirk, and Anchorage administrative law judge David Lawrence.


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