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Convicted murderer gets 40 years

...years in prison with 10 years suspended during an day-long sentencing hearing in Juneau Superior Court before Judge Louis Menendez. That's 40 years to serve.Kowalski has always claimed the July 1996 shooting in Room 10 of the Glacier Bear Lodge in Yakutat...
Final teen sentenced for rock throwing

...told Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez during allocution. "It's pretty good...youth facility rather than adult prison. Menendez refused to do so, given the seriousness...identical sentences imposed by Judge Menendez: a felony conviction for second-degree...
Empire Editorial: Old enough to know better, do better should be sent to juvenile court since Jared Cheatham was 17 when he was arrested.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez made the right call by insisting Cheatham be tried as an adult. He may not have been 18 when the incident occurred, but he...
Adult crime, adult punishment

...ago.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez ruled that Cheatham was a candidate would not address those issues," Menendez said.Cheatham was 17 when he and two...sentence below the one-year range. Menendez denied all the proposed mitigators...
The scars are permanent

...presumptive to serve one to three years in prison, and Judge Louis Menendez imposed six years with three and a half suspended. That's...go to bars during that time."No bars, is that clear?" Menendez asked Kanan directly after announcing the sentence."Yes...
Cold case murder trial on hold for sick judge

...Superior Court was out sick Tuesday, cancelling court proceedings for the day.The trial will resume as soon as the Judge Louis Menendez, who had a bad cough on Friday, is well again.Robert D. Kowalski, 53, is on trial for murdering Sandra M. Perry, 39...
Attorney: Officer's widow trying to 'double dip'

...held last week in Juneau Superior Court before Judge Louis Menendez. Choate said then-Hoonah Police Chief John Millan filed for...responsibility on the city of Hoonah," Koziol told Judge Menendez on Thursday.Koziol argues that Wallace did not provoke Marvin...
Louis Menendez gets a seat on the bench

Longtime attorney Louis James Menendez was sworn in as a Juneau Superior...administered the oath of office and praised Menendez, who has been an Alaska see wonderful things from Judge Menendez."Gov. Sean Parnell announced...
Governor Sean Parnell selects top Juneau defense attorney Louis Menendez for Superior Court seat

...Juneau defense attorney Louis James Menendez said he was a long shot for the seat...think everybody is a long shot," Menendez said after the announcement. "I am very happy with the appointment." Menendez is currently in private practice...
Alaska Judicial Council nominate Levy and Menendez for superior judgeship

...Court Judge Keith B. Levy and Juneau attorney Louis James Menendez on Monday as finalists to fill a spot on Juneau's Superior...Court Judge Philip M. Pallenberg concerning applicants Levy, Menendez, and United States Magistrate Judge Leslie Longenbaugh before...


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