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Supporters: Only a matter of time for same-sex marriage in Alaska

...Juneau's Federal Building. Allison Mendel, the couples' representation, was first...to sue to get that right," she said.Mendel also pointed to sex discrimination as...through their finances and other means, Mendel said, calling it "perverse.""It's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-10/judge-considers-fate-alaska-gay-marriag
State | Local
Alaska gay marriage 'in a matter of weeks'

...Juneau's Federal Building.Allison Mendel, the couples' representation, was first...to sue to get that right," she said.Mendel also pointed to sex discrimination as...through their finances and other means, Mendel said, calling the situation "perverse...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/alaska-gay-marriage-matter-weeks
Local
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...happened with Nevada and Idaho, I don't really see how they are going to get a stay from the Supreme Court," said Allison Mendel, the lead attorney for five gay couples who sued to overturn Alaska's ban on gay marriage.The Supreme Court did issue a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/appeals-court-halts-gay-marriages-alask
State
Attorneys: Right to marry is fundamental

...whether excluding people from a fundamental right that belongs to all individuals violates due process," attorneys Allison Mendel, Heather Gardner and Caitlin Shortell say in the filing.The state's approach has been tried and rejected by courts in other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/attorneys-right-marry-fundamental
State
State of Alaska spends $103,000 defending gay marriage lawsuit

...overturned in Alaska, about 74 marriage licenses have been issued for same-sex couples so far.Plaintiffs' attorney Allison Mendel said the costs would increase for the state if it continues to appeal the case.Earlier this month, the 6th U.S. Circuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/state-alaska-spends-103000-defending-ga
State
Alaska spends $100K defending gay marriage lawsuit

...overturned in Alaska, about 74 marriage licenses have been issued for same-sex couples so far.Plaintiffs' attorney Allison Mendel said the costs would increase for the state if it continues to appeal the case.Earlier this month, the 6th U.S. Circuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/alaska-spends-100k-defending-gay-marria
State
Questions remain for same-sex couples after DOMA

...Panelist and family law attorney Allison Mendel explained that federal recognition and...legal landscape surrounding the issues, Mendel said she hopes the people affected by...still have more steps," Davis said.Mendel said the Windsor decision did not address...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-04/questions-remain-same-sex-couples-after
Local
Juneau's Schroeder to receive Women of Achievement award

...Captain Cook Raquel Edelen, President of the Polynesian Association of Alaska Lucy Hansen, owner of Mendel & Associates, Inc., Allison Mendel, Senior Director of Intergovernmental Affairs with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Valerie...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-17/juneaus-schroeder-receive-women-ach
Neighbors
Equality for all

...emcee extraordinaire Eve Dillingham; speakers and supporters: Joshua Decker of the Alaska Civil Liberties Union, Allison Mendel, Marjorie Kaiser, Phil Campbell, Representatives Beth Kerttula, Cathy Munoz and Harriet Drummond, Senator Dennis Egan...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/equality-all
Neighbors
Court hears arguments in gay benefits case

...for those benefits," said ACLU attorney Allison Mendel. "It that fair?" Mendel said the reasons presented by the state for restricting...marriage. The last argument is particularly bogus, Mendel said. "Marriage promotion? They can't marry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121702/sta_benefitscase.shtml
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