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...Attorneys for the city and the Juneau Empire have asked for the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed by a Juneau man. Jake Olivit Sr., acting as his own attorney, filed a suit in June against the city, City Attorney John Hartle, the Empire and...
Trial in harassment suit against police is postponed

...lawsuit against the officer, the department and the city was granted a postponement in the scheduled trial Tuesday. But Jake Olivit Sr., who is acting as his own attorney, was denied his request to try the case before a jury. He told Juneau Superior...
High court considers suits against city, Empire

...attempting to sue the city for harassment and the Juneau Empire for defamation. Sound off on the important issues at Jake Olivit Sr. filed the lawsuit on June 16, 2005, according to court records. In the suit he alleges that Juneau police officer...
Dismissal sought for citizen's suit

...get his day in court this fall, though an attorney hired by the city argued Thursday for the case to be dismissed. Jake Olivit Sr., acting as his own attorney, filed a lawsuit late last year seeking $500,000 with a claim he was harassed by...
City faces fifth lawsuit by man who claims harassment

...his fifth lawsuit against the city. He also is suing Juneau police and an officer he claims has been harassing him. Jake Olivit Sr. represented his family in its 2002 suit against the city, police and Juneau schools, according to court records...
Judge: Man suing the city needs to clarify his claims

...will be dismissed unless the man who filed it can make it clear to the judge why he is suing and how he was damaged. Jake Olivit Sr. acted as his own attorney in filing the suit in December seeking $500,000 with a claim he was harassed by Juneau...
Claim filed against officer is dismissed

...dismissed a claim filed by a Juneau man accusing a city police officer of intentional infliction of emotional distress. Jake Olivit Sr. sought $500,000 in punitive damages in a lawsuit he filed late last year against the city, its police department...
Resident sues city, city attorney, Empire, reporter

...Empire and an Empire reporter, claiming defamation, privacy invasion and civil rights violations. Juneau resident Jake Olivit Sr. filed a lawsuit against the Juneau Police Department alleging harassment on Dec. 1, 2004, according to Juneau...
Alaska Digest

...Juneau Empire and reporter Tony Carroll for a front-page story about a lawsuit the man had filed against the city. Jake Olivit Sr. also sought damages against the city and City Attorney John Hartle, alleging Hartle had told him he would "defame...


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