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Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

JUNEAU - Alaska's top public defender said Friday that there will be delays in criminal trials and appeals if a proposed $1.2 million cut to his agency goes forward.
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State retirement benefits at stake

...justices, as well as two other justices, also heard a case that has been leveled against the state of Alaska Office of Public Advocacy Office of Elder Fraud.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily.miller@juneauempire...
Troopers say Wasilla teen pleads guilty in father's death

...father six times as the older Robinson rose from a sofa.The teen is represented by an attorney with the state Office of Public Advocacy who did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday.
Admitted pedophile tries to withdraw guilty plea

...Norris. "You said you couldn't get 15?""Right," said Norris, an Anchorage-based attorney with the Office of Public Advocacy.The 50-year-old defendant, who pleaded guilty to abusing two young girls soon after he was released from...
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...
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.
Man forcibly removed from legal office

...reportedly causing a disturbance.An employee of the Office of Public Advocacy, located inside the Thomas B. Stewart Legislative...state of Alaska Department of Administration's Office of Public Advocacy provides legal services to indigent Alaskans and...
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.


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