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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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
Alaska Judicial Council recommends 3 for district court

The Alaska Judicial Council last week selected Juneau attorneys...Horton, and Hanna Sebold. The judicial council reviewed their experience, character...encourages public comment. The Alaska Judicial Council is a citizens' commission created...
Judicial Council solicits applications as Collins prepares to step down

The Alaska Judicial Council is receiving applications for a seat on the Juneau Superior Court, in preparation for Judge Patricia Collins' upcoming retirement...
Regional News
Judicial council work should be commended

...Subcommittee cut 10 percent out of the budget for the Alaska Judicial Council without council consultation. On top of a 10 percent...American Judicature Society has asked the Alaska Judicial Council to help prepare a handbook of procedures for states...


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