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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

...fight him. (Before, the attorney general was in charge of hiring lawyers for the Public Defender Agency and Office of Public Advocacy, which defend people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.)HB 263EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITSPAYMENT PROGRAMThe...
Woman charged with Angoon killing can't locate defense lawyer

...Larry Weeks ordered the Office of Public Advocacy, which represented represent Starr. The Office of Public Advocacy represents indigent defendants...August on behalf of the Office of Public Advocacy. Pallenberg could not be...
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...
Jury trial postponed for Joseph Allen

...being represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency. Menendez granted Ayer's request and appointed the Office of Public Advocacy to represent Allen instead.Menendez noted he did not believe the request to withdraw was an attempt to "manipulate...
Property managing couple owes near $60k in restitution

...reasons, according to Public Defender Grace Lee, who is representing Cheryl Hansen. Whitney Power, of the Office of Public Advocacy, is representing Paul Hansen and appeared at the hearing by phone from Bethel.Prosecutors said it was the...
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

...and wearing Lemon Creek Correctional Center inmate attire. Attorneys from the Public Defender Agency and the Office of Public Advocacy were appointed to represent them.The judge scheduled the trio to next appear in court for a preliminary hearing...
4 years for dealing heroin, meth

...Tullis declined to address the court when given the chance on Thursday. His attorney, Whitney Power of the Office of Public Advocacy, told the judge her client has struggled with substance abuse and that he wants to receive treatment while incarcerated...


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