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Law regulates use of restraint in schools

...Ron Cowan, an investigator with the Alaska Disability Law Center. "We really had nothing that was enforceable up to...Last year, a report by the Anchorage-based Disability Law Center charged that the Anchorage School District was restraining...
Expert: Westboro Baptist protesters unlikely to show

...Native Heritage Center and ChangePoint, a nondenominational church, both in Anchorage on June 1.Southern Poverty Law Center senior fellow Mark Potok told the Anchorage Daily News that Westboro has a long history of scheduling pickets, but actually...
Watchdog group questions school 'safe rooms' use

...investigated the practice.The Disability Law Center made public a September report that...over 850 times in a school year," law center investigator Ron Cowan said. "That' restraint or seclusion."The law center's investigation into the school...
Army: Artillery training sparked Alaska wildfire

...An Army spokesman said anyone who believes they suffered any damages from the fire can contact the Fort Wainwright law center claims office and any claims will be looked at to see if they meet specific criteria.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski pushed...
'Boy or Girl?' Gender a new challenge for schools

...curious to see what this next generation looks like," says Masen Davis, the executive director of the Transgender Law Center, a civil rights and advocacy organization based in San Francisco. "I'm hopeful."Ryan is, too. "It's just...
Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

...coverage for women's reproductive health care needs, said Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women's Law Center.Citing the example of IUDs, Greenberger said the devices may be the safest, most effective way to prevent pregnancy...
Youth psychiatric company probed for drug methods

...tranquilizing drugs in its other facilities. The Disability Law Center of Alaska is in the midst of an investigation of North...problem that will worsen when the new facility opens, the law center told the state. But practices at the hospital and treatment...
Disability group sues restaurant

ANCHORAGE - The Disability Law Center has filed a lawsuit against an Anchorage...its views of Turnagain Arm. The law center has been pressuring it since 1995...Janel Wright, legal director of the law center. Turnagain House owner Philip G...
Around Town

...Heather Hadley gives a presentation on the Southern Poverty Law Center, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, in conjunction with the Unitarian Fellowship. The Law Center, run by Morris Dees, fights racial prejudice through...
Clemens to receive juris doctor degree

Aaron Clemens will receive a juris doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2004. He was born and raised in Juneau, graduating from Juneau-Douglas High School in...


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