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Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

...restrictions on king salmon in Alaska trumped their cultural and spiritual rights, their attorney said Thursday.The state Court of Appeals ruled against the 13 fishermen from western Alaska villages who challenged their convictions involving king salmon...
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Robert Boochever United States Courthouse dedication

...served for eight years, three as Chief Justice. In 1980 President Jimmy Carter appointed Boochever to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where he became known as a champion of individual rights. Boochever was the first Alaskan...
Wash. court: Medical necessity OK reason for pot

...important ruling for the rights of medical marijuana patients that has happened in a long time," Hiatt said.The state Court of Appeals first recognized a "medical necessity" defense to marijuana charges in a 1979 case involving a man who said he...
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State finds $1 million to cover Delta Junction debt

...until June 1 to deposit $1.7 million into a court registry while the case continues. The case is now before the state Court of Appeals. The injunction orders the city of Delta Junction to deposit the money it owes to Delta Corrections Group into...
Court: Some marijuana in home is legal

...the right of Alaskans to possess a small amount of marijuana in their home in a ruling handed down Friday. The state Court of Appeals, in a unanimous ruling, reversed a 2001 conviction of a North Pole man found with marijuana in his home, and...
Pot laws stirring Alaska politics - again

...Policy, said he will take up the fight again as pot makes another appearance in state politics. In August, a state Court of Appeals decision made it legal for Alaskans to possess four ounces of marijuana in their homes for personal use. Then...
Voters to decide whether to keep two Juneau judges

...electorate in choosing whether to keep Walter Carpeneti of Juneau on the state Supreme Court and David Mannheimer on the state Court of Appeals. In Alaska, the governor appoints judges from a pool recommended by a panel of attorneys and laypeople. But...
Police won't pursue charges against former Kids Voting treasurer

...guilty and sentenced to six months in jail. A judge ordered him to pay about $16,300 in restitution. But the state Court of Appeals ruled that Demers didn't have to reimburse the folk festival $5,000 for the time volunteers spent documenting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...against the one felony defendant, Michael Wilson, who was later convicted of drunken driving in a trial. The state Court of Appeals already decided against a defendant in a similar Anchorage case in 1988 and 1989, Assistant District Attorney...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Court of Appeals has decided a Fairbanks woman convicted in federal court of running a scheme that bilked investors out of millions of dollars can be tried on state charges.


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