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Call for artwork: All Alaska Biennial

...through a variety of interpretations.The juror is Jen Budney, an independent writer and curator who has held positions with the Mendel Art Gallery, Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada Council for the Arts, Gallery 101, and Flash Art International. Submissions for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/call-artwork-all-alaska-biennial
Art
State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in past year

...lawsuit was filed in May 2014, it was unclear how long it would take for the issue to be sorted out nationally, said Allison Mendel, an attorney for the couples. It was important to not wait for a decision to "trickle down" to Alaska, she said, "because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-13/state-about-285-same-sex-couples-wed-pa
State
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
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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
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
News
Same-sex benefits suit filed

...municipal employees and their domestic partners. The lawsuit was scheduled to be filed in Anchorage Superior Court by Allison Mendel, cooperating attorney for the AkCLU, on behalf of eight Alaska gay and lesbian couples. The couples allege they are being...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102799/Loc_samesex.html
Local

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