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Legislature hires lawyer to defend parental consent

...unconstitutional by an Anchorage Superior Court judge. The council voted Friday to approve a one-year contract to hire Kevin Clarkson to defend a 1997 law requiring a girl under 17 years of age to receive consent from a parent or guardian before getting...
Alaska's abortion consent law rejected

...acting as writers of the law, rather than interpreters of it," Leman said in a statement issued late Tuesday. Kevin Clarkson, the Anchorage attorney who defended the statute at the trial in January, said he expects the state will appeal...
Challenge to write-in list in Alaska dropped

...Miller's GOP rival, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, is running as a write-in. In a filing Monday, plaintiffs' attorney Kevin Clarkson said the DOJ has provided a copy of what it approved for the state. That showed the list was valid provided it didn't...
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Amendment would kill gay benefits

...constitution," he said. The Legislative Council on Thursday approved a $50,000 contract for Anchorage attorney Kevin Clarkson to help the Senate Judiciary Committee refine the draft amendment and provide legal assistance and research. Marsha...
Troopergate lawsuit funds tallied in disclosures in support of their lawsuit. Approximately $40,000 in services came from the law firm of Anchorage attorney Kevin Clarkson, who argued the case in court; $120,000 from Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, LLP of Dallas, and $25,000 from...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Lawsuits rain on initiatives 8/9/98

...from the ballot, say it should be labeled ``Constitutional amendment denying homosexuals fundamental rights.'' Kevin Clarkson, an attorney for the Legislative Council, said he believes the amendment will pass no matter what the title is...
Seven Palin aides to testify in probe

...before Election Day on Nov. 4. The decision by the state employees to testify will not affect that appeal, said Kevin Clarkson, a lawyer for five Republican lawmakers who brought that challenge.
Todd Palin says contacts with his wife's administration were proper shut down and the report not released. Although the investigation was approved by a bipartisan vote, attorney Kevin Clarkson told the justices that the case has become an unjust partisan sideshow. A lawyer for the Legislature said blocking...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: State must prove harm of same-sex marriages 8/17/98 Alaska's law prohibiting same-sex marriage. Which brings me to the second misstatement of fact. Attorney Kevin Clarkson said that ``homosexuals cannot marry in Alaska now because that ruling is being appealed.'' That is not true...
Court upholds abortion notification petitions

...lieutenant governor's summary of the proposed measure contained on the petitions was confusing and misleading. Kevin Clarkson, one of more than 1,600 attorneys in the ADF alliance, successfully argued against Planned Parenthood's claims...
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