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Alaska Supreme Court hears Juneau cases

...separate cases in the Juneau Dimond Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon.In one case, Chief Justice Dana Fabe and Justices Joel Bolger, Craig Stowers and Peter Maassen listened to arguments regarding an insurance issue arising from the 2008 shooting...
Pilot convicted of dive-bomb tactics on hunters

...wife, who has been sitting in the courtroom throughout out the week long trial, broke down and cried Tuesday as Judge Joel Bolger read the verdicts. The incidents occurred during the 2005 fall moose season when Doug Brewer, owner of Alaska West...
Ex-Elks leader convicted of running phony raffle

...split-the-pot" raffle on behalf of the wrestling team using the club's gaming permit. Valdez District Court Judge Joel Bolger accepted Morgan's plea by phone from Kodiak. Besides the 20 days jail time, Bolger reinstated a 15-day sentence...
State court rejects religious appeal in Craig drug case

...She was given a suspended sentence, and he served seven days in jail. Appeals Chief Judge Robert Coats and Judge Joel Bolger agreed in the majority opinion. Judge David Mannheimer dissented, saying the court has to be careful in judging someone's...
Court: Mainland jury gave St. Paul man fair trial

...peers elsewhere wasn't fair because the Alaska Natives on St. Paul are different from other Alaska Natives. Judge Joel Bolger and David Mannheimer upheld the conviction; Chief Judge Robert Coats wanted to order a new trial. In his dissenting...
Supreme Court nominees include Juneau chief assistant attorney general

...Stephens, who sits on the superior court in Ketchikan, was also nominated, as were Alaska Court of Appeals Judge Joel Bolger and Assistant Atty. Gen. Andy Harrington, who is based in Fairbanks.Applications for the position were due July...
Rural justice a focus for Fabe in 'State of the Judiciary'

...patience, compassion, intelligence and integrity," to applause from legislators, while welcoming new Justices Joel Bolger and Peter Maassen to the court.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, called Fabe's address "interesting." He said...
Alaska Digest

...Valdez woman says she committed 50 burglaries VALDEZ - A Valdez woman startled the courtroom of District Court Judge Joel Bolger when she admitted committing "50 to 55" daylight burglaries in Valdez in the past year in search of prescription drugs...
Alaska Appeals Court reverses murder conviction

...of a defendant's prior DUI convictions normally carries a high potential for unfair prejudice," he said.Judge Joel Bolger disagreed. A reasonable judge, he said, could conclude that past convictions were relevant to a defendant's awareness...
Alaska Digest

...fees. Her charges were part of a 17-count indictment filed by the state against both of them. Superior Court Judge Joel Bolger reviewed Blondin's court settlement Monday and found that the fees were turned over to the state in late June. Roger...


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