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Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...assertions. Child custody is an issue close to the heart of all parents, and is a fundamental - and frequently contested - legal issue in all communities, Native and non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation...
'Mira' leads to arrest of alleged predator

...entrapment."I can't answer that," Williams said flatly."That's a legal questions," Campbell said. "That's a legal issue. I'm not going to postulate what's a legal ruling or anything along that line."? Contact reporter Emily Russo...
My Turn: Guns on campus: Let's aim for the right target

...impacts UA's ability to manage firearm risk proactively. Continuing an escalating gun debate that fails to clarify the legal issues and thus continues indefinitely serves no purpose other than to cast a chilly pall over the thriving UA academic environment...
Proposed constitutional amendment on education pulled from Senate calendar

...R-Wasilla, told reporters he asked that SJR9 be returned to Senate Rules while he awaited information on constitutional and legal issues surrounding the measure. He said he expected the information he was awaiting - including surrounding current practices...
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Juneau Bar Association seeks entries for art contest JBA is a nonprofit organization made up of about 100 attorneys in Juneau. One of the organization's missions is to spread knowledge of the law and critical legal issues in the community.
CH2M Hill selected as program manager for Anchorage port reconstruction

...Municipality of Anchorage, municipal officials will retain overall responsibility for the port project, including legal issues, the mayor said."The MARAD relationship has not ended, but the agency is not longer the program manager. The federal...
Alaska Editorial: Gov. Parnell's decision reignites subsistence battle

...subsistence case.The governor might be better off to think about the moral issue of what's right, rather than the legal issue of states' rights.The Alaska Federation of Natives and other Native leaders responded angrily to the state's announcement...
Lawmakers OK Facebook for gov't work

...debating the issue have included use of instant messaging on Facebook to conduct state business and whether there were any legal issues with deleting a comment on a legislator's page that the legislator found offensive or didn't agree with.Rep...
Surveillance and the FISA court

...where it is due. The most prominent proposals insist that the FISA court should make public all opinions on important legal issues, protecting only truly secret details. They would also create a new civil liberties advocate to challenge the government's...
Groups file opposition to proposed setnet ban

...with its own letter to Treadwell pointing to certain legal issues with the initiative."While we realize that dishonesty...Alaska Salmon Alliance is very concerned about the legal issues involved," Thomson said. "We are going to respond...


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