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Unruly passenger banned from air travel for one year

...banned from air travel for one year, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick also placed James Ridge, 68, on four years of probation during which he won't be allowed to drink alcohol. And...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...borough ordinance violates the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution, according to U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick, who issued an order declaring the ordinance invalid and unenforceable. ``Inupiat Eskimos can claim no cultural...
Ruling halts forest road repairs

...who sued the agency for allegedly violating the National Environmental Policy Act. U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick issued an injunction effective at midnight Wednesday. Ith and co-plaintiff Forest Service Employees for Environmental...
Work starts on 360-acre Tongass timber sale near Ketchikan

...timber harvested by clear-cut from about 360 acres near Thorne Arm on Revilla Island. U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick ruled April 30 that the U.S. Forest Service had taken the necessary steps in reviewing new scientific information...
Federal judge reinstates roadless rule in Tongass

...rule protects roadless areas in national forests from commercial logging and road building. U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick on Friday reinstated the roadless rule in the Tongass, finding the exemption was arbitrary and capricious, but didn't...
Alaska dentist gets 5 years on tax fraud

...a deduction for a Las Vegas house of prostitution as a business expense. Chief United States District Court Judge John W. Sedwick also ordered Glenn E. Lockwood to pay a $10,000 fine and $42,000 in restitution for the costs of prosecution...
Appeals of 2 convicted Alaska ex-lawmakers heard

...Lawyers for former House Speaker Pete Kott and former state Rep. Vic Kohring also questioned U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick's fairness and impartiality. In arguments before a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Prosecutors seek prison time for Allen

...executive are scheduled to be sentenced for their 2007 guilty pleas to conspiracy, bribery and tax charges. Judge John W. Sedwick on Thursday morning denied Allen's request to postpone sentencing until February, saying in his order: "It's...
Former bank employee sentenced for embezzlement The miles were supposed to be used for the bank?s mortgage loan customers. U. S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick also sentenced Hendren to 250 hours of community service.
Regional News
Anchor Point man sent to federal prison

...vehicle on Nov. 15. Police had tracked him down after he tried to sell marijuana to a woman in a grocery store parking lot. The 25-year-old man from Anchor Point pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick.


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