My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...for over half a century to bring Alaska one of the finest judiciaries in the world. Second, the framers viewed any requirement...branch. In the words of George McLaughlin, chair of the Judiciary Committee at Alaska's constitutional convention, "if you...
House weighs military justice bill

The judiciary committee of the House of Representatives met Tuesday to discuss judicial reforms inspired by a series of savage sexual assaults...
Senate Judiciary considers banning synthetic drugs

JUNEAU - The Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on a bill banning certain synthetic drugs even though the Wasilla City Council has rejected a similar...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Senate Judiciary Q&A

...staff member of Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, during an introduction of Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday. The resolution urges the governor to acquire land in the Tongass National Forest from the federal...
State | AK legislature
Legislators hear defense of ACES as Judiciary Committee meets in Capitol

...Equitable Share act, or ACES. The Senate Judiciary Committee watched a PowerPoint presentation...ACES, he said. The only presenter the Judiciary Committee heard from Friday was Wielechowski...Sen. Hollis French, chair of the Judiciary Committee, said the committee welcomed...
Rural justice a focus for Fabe in 'State of the Judiciary'

...she devoted much of her "State of the Judiciary" speech to a joint session of the Alaska...referred repeatedly to previous State of the Judiciary speeches and the memoirs of past judges...Jay Rabinowitz's 1992 State of the Judiciary speech on inequality in Alaska's rural...
House Judiciary OKs corporate campaigning bill

JUNEAU - A bill on disclosures and disclaimers of corporate political campaigning cleared the House Judiciary Committee without incident Monday. It now heads to the House Finance Committee. The measure's uneventful passage follows scrutiny...
State of Judiciary keys on reform

Alaska Chief Justice Dana Fabe identified five ambitions for future progress during her State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the state Legislature on Wednesday.Fabe highlighted the gains of the state's judicial system...
State | AK legislature
AG Burns speaks before Judiciary committees

...Attorney General-designee John Burns spoke to the 27th Alaska Legislature on Monday, addressing the Senate and House Judiciary committees in a two-hour joint hearing concerning the mission of the Alaska Department of Law and past, present...
My turn: House Judiciary report based solely on Ramras' intuition

...year, then-House Speaker John Harris, tasked the House Judiciary Committee with investigating the retail prices of gasoline...long-standing opinions. Because of the way Ramras crafted the Judiciary Committee Report, it does not appear that the legislators...


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