Refine Search

Garbage law limited by privacy concerns

...cans must be inside a garage, shed or other enclosed structure. Because of private property rights and search and seizure laws, police cannot go on to someone's property to look inside trash cans without a reason to do so, according to Community...
Pot laws stirring Alaska politics - again

...initiatives, often to allow marijuana use for medical purposes, provide treatment rather than incarceration or ease asset seizure laws, according to a study by the Drug Policy Alliance. On the other hand, voters in Nevada, Arizona and South Dakota...
Alaska Aerial Media flies Anchorage's first drones

...said in an email that drones could be useful, but come with issues like people's right to privacy and search-and-seizure laws."If using drones does ever happen - it will be in the very distant future," she said.The University of Alaska...
Marijuana and you

...because purchase was illegal. The new law clears up that discrepancy. It also provides protection from search and seizure. Law enforcement officers can't use the presence of one ounce or less of marijuana as cause to search you or investigate...
State | AK legislature
Appeals court reverses drug conviction in search case

...she was free to go, or would be shortly, Mannheimer wrote. Even if Brown had been fully conversant with search and seizure law, the court said, she had no way of knowing if she had the right to refuse the trooper's request, or if the request...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Judge: Search of worker's computer required warrant 6/1/98

...once the university's internal probe became a criminal investigation, authorities were required to follow search and seizure laws. Campus police obtained a search warrant on June 6, 1997, to search Tuttle's home. That occurred while one...
Juneau Empire Online Local: B.C. fishermen threaten to hide boats from U.S. 9/5/97 some new names and numbers painted on the vessels to make identification difficult. Alaska is using a Canadian seizure law to ensure boat owners post a bond. Out of the 195 boats that blockaded the ferry over salmon allocation issues...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback