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Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...statement that "the district is legally prohibited from discussing individual student matters and cannot comment on pending litigation."Stephanie McGowan, associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Seton Hall University and the mother...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/parents-want-son-down-syndro
Nation and World
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...defiance of, the court's order."The EPA said in a statement that it and the Army Corps are "considering next steps in the litigation."The 13 states exempted for now are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/injunction-against-federal-water-rule-m
State
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...The department will respond to the litigation in accordance with whatever schedule...significantly with the court costs.The litigation centers on whether the population targeted...issue. That point is raised in the litigation.The lawsuit also says the potential...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/suit-seeks-bar-walker-expanding-medicai
State
Suit seeks to bar Walker from acting on his own

...The department will respond to the litigation in accordance with whatever schedule...significantly with the court costs.The litigation centers on whether the population targeted...issue. That point is raised in the litigation.The lawsuit also says the potential...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-bar-walker-acting-his-own
State
A lack of (land) trust

...brief with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Monday.The state's appeal follows years of litigation by the Akiachak Native Community, Chilkoot Indian Association and others.For many years, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/lack-land-trust
Local
Letter: Creating reservation in Alaska is 'insane'

...Fernandez said: "We have been asked to blow up a blizzard of litigation throughout the State of Alaska as each and every tribe seeks...its Indian country. There are hundreds of tribes, and the litigation permutations are as vast as the capacity of fine human minds...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-14/letter-creating-reservation-alaska-in
Letters
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...Medicaid reform and redesign. We need to work together to ensure Medicaid remains an effective and affordable safety net over the long term.It's time for collaboration, not litigation.? Bill Walker is Goveror of Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-23/gov-walker-alaska-neesds-collaborate-no
Opinion
Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/supreme-court-extends-gay-marriage-nati
State
City granted $1.2M in Aparc lawsuit

...parking system to the City and Borough of Juneau has been ordered by a court to refund the city $1.2 million after months of litigation.Unfortunately, the city will most likely never see a cent, city attorney Amy Mead said. The company has filed for bankruptcy...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-09/city-granted-12m-aparc-lawsuit
Local
Court hears polar bear habitat arguments

...designation would cost millions and to lead to delays in projects, additional consultations with layers of government and litigation for development projects.About 95 percent of the polar bear habitat plan covers ocean. In considering the combined lawsuits...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/court-hears-polar-bear-habitat-argument
State

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