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Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

...3 billion.Again, the owners and the municipalities appealed. After a five-week trial, Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason, who has since moved to the federal bench, in May 2010 settled on a far higher number.She concluded that the replacement-cost...
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Judge: Agency erred in Beluga whale harassments estimates

...harmed or harassed by seismic testing, a federal judge has ruled.This week's decision by U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason was a partial victory for conservation groups and the Alaska Native village of Chickaloon. They sued last year...
Federal judge hears redistricting plan lawsuit

...seeking to temporarily bar state election officials from implementing a new redistricting plan.U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason said after the hearing she would issue a written decision later Thursday or Friday in the case brought by several...
State election plan gets the go-ahead - for now

...but a top federal judge has said he'll take a personal role in the case. Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason Friday declined to issue a temporary restraining order barring Alaska elections officials from preparing for an August...
Former head of whaling commission pleads guilty

...the commission's executive director for 17 years, entered the plea Monday before U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in Anchorage, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Her successor, Teresa Judkins, also is accused of stealing from...
Whaling commission theft

...court in Anchorage. Ahmaogak's lawyer, Kevin Fitzgerald, argued Wednesday before U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason that some of the money Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Steward claims Ahmaogak stole actually went toward the commission's...
Point Thomson settlement agreement questioned, defended

...didn't get everything it wanted out of the settlement.The state's case was weakened when Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason ruled that the state failed to follow proper procedures for taking back the leases. Balash called that ruling "devastating...
Judge dismisses Alaska's suit over fuel standards

...effort to block enforcement of stringent rules meant to limit pollution from large ships.U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason threw out the lawsuit last week for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.The state filed its lawsuit in July 2012...
Praise for wolf ruling

We applaud Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason's decision temporarily halting aerial wolf killing until its necessity and legality are evaluated fairly and without prejudice...
Judge backs wolf control program

...request by an animal rights group to immediately halt the state's aerial wolf-killing program. Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason said the state Board of Game acted properly in adopting emergency regulations last week that make the population control...


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