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Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...Association conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The Supreme Court decision not to review the 9th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals ruling was a victory for rural Alaskans who rely on hunting and fishing or subsistence. The decision...
State | AK legislature
Appeals court sides with Alaska on roadless rule

...of Alaska in reversing a decision that reinstated the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision Wednesday, found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had articulated "a...
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...Court for eight years, four of them as chief justice. In 1980, he became the first Alaskan to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter.Boochever served on the appellate court, just one step...
Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders' lawsuit

...Slope that exposed problems with the company's pipeline maintenance program.A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the U.S. District Court of Western Washington on several claims.Shareholders sued BP in...
Supreme Court declines to review Montana gun law

...bolt-action youth-model rifle called the "Montana Buckaroo" for sale in Montana under the new state law.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said last year that prior rulings from the Supreme Court already decided the issue in favor of federal...
AG to keep defending same-sex marriage ban

...Nevada governor and attorney general said they would not defend their state's ban when it goes before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Geraghty said he wasn't sure what the next step would be in that case - one of several in which the...
State | AK legislature
Alaska men appeal rulings on state land fight

...parks have filed appeals after losing in district court.Jim Wilde and John Sturgeon filed appeals with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The state of Alaska, which had intervened in Sturgeon's...
Native leaders upset by effort to overturn ruling

...voice its frustration with the state's decision to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The state contends the appeals court improperly upheld Interior Department rules enforcing federal subsistence...
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act - which the decision was based on - was too broad.After the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed the Katie John decision in 2001, Gov. Tony Knowles - after appealing three rulings against...
Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

...the Mardel Christian bookstore chain.The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said corporations can be protected by the...implantation of a human embryo in the womb."The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the company on its claims...


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