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Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...questioned Sullivan on a variety of issues.In response to one question, Sullivan said he wanted to see a U.S. Supreme Court nominee who believed in limited government, and who would take a "textualist approach" to looking at the document...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/sullivan-talks-federal-regs-military-pr
State
Kookesh's salmon citation argued in Alaska Supreme Court

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Supreme Court justices on Tuesday heard the appeal of fish overharvest citations for fishermen, including former state Sen. Albert Kookesh...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/kookeshs-salmon-citation-argued-alaska-
State
Connecticut ruling clears way for marijuana convictions to be erased

...convictions erased after the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the violation...pending possession case. The Supreme Court ruled he could apply to have the...the pending case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The appeal involved the 2011...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/connecticut-ruling-clears-way-marijuana
State
Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race

...Anchorage Likes Coffey" is Hackney's his first effort with a super PAC in a municipal election.Under the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision, the groups can raise and spend unlimited sums of money in support or opposition of a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/consultant-creates-super-pac-anchorage-
State
Lawmakers discuss resolutions to strengthen states' rights

...Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, asked if the resolution could also allow states to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 that established the nationwide right to abortion. Coons said it would.Wielechowski...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/lawmakers-discuss-resolutions-strengthe
State | AK legislature
Bill to remove some online records

...problems when they felt they should not be listed, said Nancy Meade, general counsel for the court system. The Alaska Supreme Court carved out the cases it agreed should not be publicly available "mostly because all of these descriptions of cases...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/bill-remove-some-online-records
State | AK legislature
Inmate re-entry program offers resources

...Levy has been organizing Success Inside and Out for the past few years. The program was founded in 2006 by Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe for incarcerated women at Hiland Correctional Center near Anchorage. The program still takes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/inmate-re-entry-program-offers-resource
State
Fabe stresses importance of rural, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of...former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme Court.Rabinowitz, Fabe said, was focused on developing a judicial...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-12/fabe-stresses-importance-rural-tribal-r
State | AK legislature
Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...Obamacare giveth, the U.S. Supreme Court may soon take away. And if they...their party.The case before the Supreme Court hinges on the phrase "established...with serious health problems. A Supreme Court ruling that wipes out the tax...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/column-rest-story-federal-subsidies
Opinion
State to suspend same-sex marriage appeal

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear four same-sex...The state will wait until the Supreme Court makes a decision on the four cases...marriage is unconstitutional. The Supreme Court's decision will likely determine...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-16/state-suspend-same-sex-marriage-appeal
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