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Judicial council seeks applications for Anchorage bench

JUNEAU - The Alaska Judicial Council is taking applications for an Anchorage superior court judgeship.The council, in a press release, said the applications are...
Letter to the Editor: Judicial Council and typos

I could not agree more with your editorial on the very bad idea of increasing the Alaska Judicial Council's membership. It has been the very model of equity and fairness, and never has there been the least hint of politics in its...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...settlements no longer have to be reported to the Alaska Judicial Council. HB84Every state agency and municipality has to...the number of non-attorney members on the Alaska Judicial Council. SJR4The state doesn't like new EPA regulations...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...number of politically appointed members on the Alaska Judicial Council and requiring legislative approval of lawyer members...professional members who are to be placed on the judicial council, the whole system goes out the window. All you...
Empire Editorial: On the court

...candidates selected by the Alaska Judicial Council. The council has seven members...coin. Out of more than 1,100 Judicial Council votes, only 15 have resulted...split votes.Kelly says the Judicial Council has had few members not from...
Judging judicial selections

...Resolution 3, which would increase the number of Alaska Judicial Council members from seven to 10. Currently, the council...Walter "Bud" Carpeneti, who served on the Alaska Judicial Council from 2009 to 2012, said Alaska had 200 years to...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...R-Fairbanks - Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the number of non-attorney members of the Alaska Judicial Council, the independent citizens commission that nominates applicants to fill judicial vacancies in Alaska. The council...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Judicial selection process doesn't need fixing increase the size of the Judicial Council, the body that nominates people...a non partisan council (the Judicial Council) nominates candidates based...merit in the first phase. The Judicial Council looks for the best candidates...
Alaska Judicial Council faces loss of power

JUNEAU - The Alaska Judicial Council would be barred from recommending...Committee on Wednesday.The judicial council describes itself as an independent...Because it was paid for by the Judicial Council, some viewed this as the state...
Judicial Council to meet in Juneau

The Alaska Judicial Council has scheduled a public hearing Monday...followed by a public vote. The judicial council nominates two applicants to the...research attorney at the Alaska Judicial Council in 1976. He worked as a state...


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