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Advocates eye legalizing marijuana in Alaska

...recreational marijuana. And in 2006, the state passed a law criminalizing possession of even small amounts of the drug - leaving...pot.The laws tightened again with a 2006 state law criminalizing marijuana possession. The American Civil Liberties...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-28/advocates-eye-legalizing-marijuana-alas
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...about two weeks. Congress may also consider a bill that would limit federal funding to states that don't enact a law criminalizing the failure to report the sexual abuse of a child. That bill was driven by the mother of the girl murdered in Nevada...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020499/Loc_samaritan.shtml
Free speech and rights of animals

...pursued overzealously and at the cost of constitutional rights. That's the case with an overly sweeping federal law criminalizing the creation, possession or sale of a "depiction of animal cruelty." Next month, a lawyer for the Obama administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092909/opi_498789805.shtml
Law would punish failure to report crime

...about two weeks. Congress may also consider a bill that would limit federal funding to states that don't enact a law criminalizing the failure to report the sexual abuse of a child. That bill was driven by the mother of the girl murdered in Nevada...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020499/Loc_samaritan.html
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Marijuana law nixed

A Juneau judge on Monday struck down part of a new Alaska law criminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, saying it conflicts with past constitutional decisions made by the Alaska Supreme Court...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071106/sta_20060711015.shtml
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Top news stories touched all corners of Alaska

...Portland, Ore., in September for repairs. COURTS & CRIME: POT: A judge in July struck down part of a new Alaska law criminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, saying it conflicts with past decisions by the Alaska Supreme Court...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123106/sta_20061231020.shtml
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: A hilarious exploration of `hate' crimes 5/29/98

...throws himself into the task of overthrowing the idea of ``hate crimes.'' In real life, the first U.S. laws criminalizing hatred made it illegal to use hateful speech or commit symbolic acts expressing hatred. These were declared unconstitutional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052998/will.html
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