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Lambert plans to challenge judge's decision denying DNA testing

...appealing a judge's decision that denied him DNA testing.Newton P. Lambert's attorney, Sitka Assistant Public Defender Jude Pate, on Friday requested a final judgment on the matter be issued so that an appeal could be filed challenging the decision...
Accused sex offender pleads guilty

...agreement. If a probation violation occurs, the court could impose the entire 15 years of suspended time. Blue's attorney Jude Pate said the conditions of probation would be open to the court.The law additionally requires Blue to register as a sex offender...
Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor

...but it does give a shred - some light on explaining how something like this could come to happen," Blue's attorney Jude Pate told Judge Philip Pallenberg.Blue's mother, Cheryl Nielson, who informed the judge that she did not know about the...
Trial date set for man charged with abusing minor

...guilty plea through Assistant Public Defender David Seid, though Seid told the judge Sitka Assistant Public Defender Jude Pate would be lead counsel in the case.Judge Philip Pallenberg scheduled a two-week trial to begin June 4. A pretrial hearing...
Convicted murderer seeks relief through DNA testing

...suspects or should have been alternate suspects in the police investigation of the murders," Sitka Public Defender Michael Jude Pate argued in a motion.The last of a series of evidentiary hearings in the case was held Thursday in a Juneau courtroom...
Judge hears arguments for DNA testing in 30-year-old murder case

...that would raise a substantial probability that Mr. Lambert did not commit the crime," Sitka Public Defender Michael Jude Pate told the judge.But Assistant District Attorney Amy Williams says the proposed DNA evidence would have limited value...
Federal board won't govern SE marine waters

...board to assert jurisdiction in waters around the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska but the board refused. Jude Pate, the tribe's attorney, said he was disappointed the board would not assert authority in marine waters. Board members...
Native family sees end to land battle

...are many, many people to thank. It has been a long and difficult struggle.'' Sitka Tribe of Alaska attorney Michael Jude Pate concurred that the effort came from many groups and individuals. ``Help came from the Sitka Tribe, Sealaska, Shee...
Convicted murderer denied DNA testing

...was denied in 1985.Twenty-six years later, in June 2011, Lambert's new attorney Sitka Assistant Public Defender Jude Pate asked to test two items taken from the crime scene for DNA: a blood stain taken from James' shirt and a semen stain...
After 6 decades, family is granted deed to homesite

...didn't try to resell those parcels while the Duncans pursued their claim. The Sitka Tribe used its attorneys at the time, Jude Pate and David Voluck, and the family and tribe paid a stipend to Sanders, and the lawyers approached the U.S. Department...


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