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My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...older, I started to encounter drugs and alcohol in professional settings - Alaska Legal Services, the Alaska Office of Public Advocacy and the Army National Guard. I began to realize that I had been looking at the problem of substance abuse in...
Botched suicide case goes to trial Monday

...slated to last five days.Juneau District Attorney James Scott is trying the case, while Carole Waters of the Office of Public Advocacy is representing Forester.Waters hinted in proposed jury instructions that the state's case lacks "foreseeability...
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

Ninety-five days, 116 bills. It's not easy to know what the Alaska Legislature is up to, even if it's your full-time job. There's barely enough time to count the numbers, let alone figure out what's behind them.
Man forcibly removed from legal office

...downtown legislative office building Thursday morning for reportedly causing a disturbance.An employee of the Office of Public Advocacy, located inside the Thomas B. Stewart Legislative Office Building on Fourth Street next to the Capitol, called...
Two more charged in connection to shootings

...Defender Agency to represent him. All the other defendants in the case will be represented by attorneys with the Office of Public Advocacy.Ketah is next scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 20. That hearing will be vacated if an indictment is issued...
Juneau man charged with eight felonies for Friday shooting

A 44-year-old man who was shot twice during alleged drug activity has been charged with eight felonies in connection to the Friday shooting at the Coho Park Apartments in the Mendenhall Valley, according to prosecutors with the District Attorney's office.
Auke Bay arsonist gets 5 years

...Attorney Nicholas Polasky requested six or eight years to serve, while defense attorney Andrew Weinraub of the Office of Public Advocacy requested four years.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily.miller@juneauempire...
Court Round-up, Jim Corrigan of the Office of Public Advocacy, requested a continuance...000 appearance bond. The Office of Public Advocacy was appointed to represent...will be represented by the Office of Public Advocacy, but has not been assigned...
Third suspected rock-thrower arraigned in court

Third suspected rock-thrower arraigned in court The third teenager charged with felony assault for throwing rocks at a passing vehicle and injuring a passenger has been arraigned.
Jury trial postponed for Joseph Allen

The jury trial for a man accused of a string of home invasions has been postponed for the second time, a move that has frustrated both prosecutors and the victims involved in the case. Joseph A.S.


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