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Man accused of fatally shooting father's fiance

...the court papers say.Coffee was taken to Bethel, where he is being held.He is represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency, whose attorneys did not immediately return a call for comment Tuesday.Marshall is a Yup'ik Eskimo community...
Woman attacked, burned alive in Juneau

...alleged to the Empire. Hedland declined to discuss the case further, which is standard local practice for the Public Defender Agency.State statutes define first-degree assault as "recklessly causing serious physical injury to another by means...
A year later, suspect confesses to robbing coffee stand

...stealing property valued between $750 and $25,000 on June 9 and 11.Polk is being represented by the Juneau Public Defender Agency, but because there's a possibility she may be called as a witness to testify against Lofstrom, Lofstrom is...
Alleged bank bandit shops, shaves

...receive public assistance benefits. Schulz found he qualified for a court-appointed attorney and appointed the Public Defender Agency to represent him.Juneau police say Powell walked into Northrim Bank, located in the Nugget Mall parking lot...
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.
State | AK legislature
Cyber-watchful parent stops Facebook hookup

...assistant public defender assigned to Hadlock's case could not be immediately reached for comment, either. The Public Defender Agency does not typically comment on their cases until they have progressed further in the court system. ? Contact reporter...
Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

...marijuana for adults 21 and older.But they raised concerns from marijuana legalization supporters and the state's public defender agency. They said the method proposed for decriminalizing the drug didn't match what voters asked for in approving...
State | AK legislature
New version of pot bill scrapped

After hearing from the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most likely scrap a version of a new bill that would provide a defense for using...
State | AK legislature
Stabbing suspect facing four felonies

...Both of those were Juneau cases.Judge Thomas Nave agreed to set bail at $20,000. Nave also appointed the Public Defender Agency to represent Feak, who testified he was unemployed and could not afford to hire an attorney.Feak could be facing...
Months after drug bust, Juneau couple faces charges

...her behalf. Juneau criminal defense attorney Julie Willoughby was appointed to represent her since the federal public defender agency could not due to a conflict. Schmidt noted Valle-Arnes temporarily retained Willoughby as counsel immediately...


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