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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...
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...
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
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...judge Louis Menendez and District Court judge Kevin Miller. All you need to know is that the nonpartisan Alaska Judicial Council has recommended voting "Yes" to retain them. Ballot Measure 4Also on the back of your ballot is Ballot Measure...
Ex-lawmaker quits primary challenge

...religious schools and another proposed constitutional amendment that would have changed the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council.Miller, in a news release sent to the paper, said he is convinced that Bishop "will continue to serve our district...
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...
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution isn't broken

...model court system has been the Judicial Council, which has assured that only...Proposals to restructure Alaska's Judicial Council are pending before the members constitute the Judicial Council. Three attorney members are...


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