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Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

...14 people applied and the council forwarded two names to the governor. Parnell selected Peter Maassen to replace Morgan Christen.In the second case, 13 people applied and the council forwarded four names to the governor. That time, Parnell...
Alaska Digest

...ordered the state to rewrite, reprint and redistribute all 517,000 of its ballots for the Nov. 2 election. Judge Morgan Christen ruled the ballot summary of an initiative to change how the state fills its U.S. Senate vacancies was inaccurate...
AK judicial nominee confirmed fill a vacancy on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Senators voted 95-3 to accept the nomination of Morgan Christen, who becomes the first Alaska woman to serve on the 9th Circuit. Voting no were Republicans Jim DeMint of South...
Supreme Court has another vacancy

...appointed in 1994 by then-governor Walter Hickel. Palin named Daniel Winfree to the high court in November 2007 and Morgan Christen in March. The appointment of Christen upset the Alaska Family Council - a conservative Christian group - because...
Parnell appoints lawyer to state Supreme Court

...who came to Alaska in 1980 with his wife and has been in private practice most of his career. He replaces Justice Morgan Christen.Maassen is a partner at the general civil law firm of Ingaldson, Maassen & Fitzgerald PC.The governor's announcement...
Palin pick to be 2nd female on Alaska court

...conservative group who claimed the pick would put "another activist" on the court. Anchorage Superior Court Judge Morgan Christen, 47, will be the second woman to serve on the state's high court. Former Gov. Tony Knowles appointed current...
State won't appeal ruling that forces change of ballot to be sure we can conduct the election with integrity," Leman said Thursday. Anchorage Superior Court Judge Morgan Christen on Wednesday ordered the state to change the ballot after ruling that the summary of an initiative to remove the governor's...
Ballot reprint costs state more than $243,000

...Leman concerning an initiative requiring elections to fill U.S. Senate vacancies. Anchorage Superior Court Judge Morgan Christen determined that the four-sentence summary overestimated the amount of time a U.S. Senate seat would remain vacant...
Alaska Supreme Court upholds predator program

...constitutional and statutory duty to apply the principels of sustained yield to both predators and prey. But Justice Morgan Christen, writing on behalf of the court, said the constitution permits the state to give preference to moose and caribou...
Alaska editorial: Best is needed

...take a turn as the chief justice.Currently, there is a position on Alaska's highest court because of Justice Morgan Christen's appointment to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.The Alaska Judicial Council advertised for applicants to fill...


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