Gun shop owner accused of hiding evidence

...court. "But this Court, the Supreme Court of Alaska, and Plaintiffs were...this case made it to the Alaska Supreme Court on what he is now calling a...unconstitutional. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled in February 2013 that PLCAA...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...lands. Teeyhittaan Clan Leader William L. Paul, Sr., brought his clan's claim of land ownership to the U.S. Supreme Court and won recognition that aboriginal title existed in Alaska, setting the aboriginal claims to lands for all of the...
State will appeal school funding decision

...California, where required contributions have been illegal since the 1970s. In Serrano v. Priest, the California Supreme Court ruled that local contributions based on property taxes were unconstitutional because it meant that schools in poorer...
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...plain of ANWR.When a statute is ambiguous, an agency is given deference to make its own interpretation under U.S. Supreme Court guidelines, Roberts said.She also contested the state's interpretation of language in ANILCA requiring a "continuous...
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Marriage is not for homosexuals

I'm hoping the Supreme Court rules correctly on marriage. I doubt the framers of the United States Constitution had in mind that life, liberty, the pursuit...
Law firm's shareholder members retire

...spending a year as a clerk to former Alaska Supreme Court Justice Walter "Bud" Carpeneti. She has...Alaska Attorney General Avrum Gross, Alaska Supreme Court Justice John Dimond and Alaska Supreme Court Justice and later 9th Circuit Court Judge...
Road closures downtown

...event on Thursday on the steps of the Capitol Building.The organization was founded in 1974 in protest of the 1973 Supreme Court decision to allow abortions for women nine months into their pregnancy.
My Turn: The worst kind of domestic violence

...the tragic anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion...for children before birth. The Supreme Court justices ruled, in the name is difficult to imagine a Supreme Court that ruled that enslaved black...
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...
Legislators file first round of bills

...applicants to fill judicial vacancies in Alaska. The council currently has seven members: three public members, three non-attorney members and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court. Would appear on the 2016 general election ballot.
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