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Man gets 25 years for near-fatal stabbing

...came remarkably close to being that."Williams was sentenced Monday to serve 25 years in prison for what Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez called a "horrific attack" on an unsuspecting victim in March of 2014.After reviewing photographs...
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg is trying again...2007 and was appointed as a Juneau Superior Court Judge by Gov. Sarah Palin in "I think the work of a superior court judge, a trial court judge, it's...
'Fairbanks Four' trial ends, judge won't rush Fairbanks Four - George Frese, Kevin Pease, Marvin Roberts and Eugene Vent - wrapped up Tuesday. But Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle said his decision in the case likely won't come for several months, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Prep school graduate gets a year in jail for sexual assault

...probation after he gets out of jail.He could have received 11 years behind bars.In imposing the sentence, Superior Court Judge Larry Smukler called Labrie a "very good liar."A glum-looking Labrie hugged his weeping mother. He was allowed...
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Murder in the valley

...judges, likewise, are at a conference in Alyeska. Magistrate judges are filling in for the Juneau District and Superior Court judges while they are away.The prosecutors won't be back until Friday evening, but can participate in court hearings...
Review begins for Shell's proposed oil-by-rail project

...examiner in February ruled a full review was needed.Shell appealed that examiner's decision but a Skagit County Superior Court judge dismissed Shell's lawsuit in May.
Uber settles over unpaid workers' compensation

...from operating because it didn't comply with the city's taxi ordinances. And in October 2014, an Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled Uber could only continue its operations if it continued its initial ride free program.Uber pulled out of...
Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts a vehicle matching the description of the one he was driving.Noble was found guilty of drunken driving by a superior court judge, but Noble appealed the decision, his attorneys arguing that because Alaska traffic law doesn't cover turn...
Alaska Supreme Court to hear school funding lawsuit soon

...arguments in the case are scheduled for Sept. 16 in Anchorage, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.A Ketchikan Superior Court judge last November invalidated the state's requirement that local municipalities help pay for education. The judge...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...body of the Alaska Legislature - launched a lawsuit to stop the state from beginning expanded coverage.An Alaska Superior Court judge declined the council's request for an injunction, as did the Alaska Supreme Court, allowing the state to begin...


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