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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...And in 17 consecutive court decisions, federal and state judges have upheld the right of gays to marry. Not a single...state became the 14th to allow same-sex marriages. A state judge, in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions...
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Palmer judge faces suspension

ANCHORAGE - A commission that oversees the conduct of state judges is recommending a 45-day suspension without pay for a Palmer judge.The Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended...
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...during sentencings of combat veterans.House Bill 313, sponsored by Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, would allow a state judge to take PTSD and traumatic brain injuries into account as a possibility of a reduced sentence. Sentencing reductions...
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Newtown to release 911 calls from shooting

...witnesses to harassment and violate the rights of survivors who deserve special protection as victims of child abuse.A state judge dismissed those arguments last week and ordered the tapes be released Wednesday unless the state appealed."Release...
Report: Safety, justice systems in rural Alaska worst in U.S.

...Federation of Natives convention in October that he was considering a plan that would allow tribal courts, instead of state judges, to handle domestic violence cases and some alcohol-related crimes. Some at the convention criticized the announcement...
Miller ordered to pay $85K in records case

JUNEAU - A state judge has ordered 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller to pay more than $85,000 in legal costs to the Alaska Dispatch after the...
Juneau's gymnasts prepare for new season

...Fairbanks, initially coaching men's gymnastics, and eventually moving to the women's program. He is also an Alaska State judge for the men's program. "The team has their work cut out for them with all of the new routines," Howard said...
Alaska militia member gets nearly 26 years overreach by prosecutors and an attempt to silence Cox and his offensive but protected speech. Appearing before a state judge, Cox said some militia members would sooner murder her than appear before her. He also told an Alaska State Trooper...
Judge sides with family in hunting case

ANCHORAGE - A state judge has issued a reprimand for state troopers' handling of a case in which members of a Russian Old Believer family were tried and...
Court: District must reveal details on bullying settlement

ANCHORAGE - A state judge ordered the Anchorage School District to release details of a settlement reached with the family of a boy who attempted suicide...


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