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Look to Brady decision for fair trial standards

...against former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens recently, the trial judge noted that the prosecutorial failures to turn over the accused." On April 28, Emmett Sullivan, the trial judge in Ted Stevens' case, joined the call to adopt such...
Appeals of 2 convicted Alaska ex-lawmakers heard

...former Alaska legislators should be overturned because the trial judge wrongly closed key hearings and issued faulty jury instructions...fully informed person could have concluded" that the trial judge was required to recuse himself, countered Justice Department...
Appeals court: Gay marriage legal in Idaho, Nevada

...that is not worthy of response," Reinhardt wrote. "We reject it out of hand."Technically, the court upheld a trial judge's ruling striking down Idaho's ban and reversed a lower-court ruling upholding Nevada's ban.Reinhardt ordered...
Sitka Coast Guardsman sentenced to jail, discharged for child pornography offense

...court-martial by military judge Saturday in the Juneau Federal Building.Captain Christine N. Cutter, the chief trial judge for the Coast Guard, sentenced Grover to 18 months in confinement, dishonorably discharged him and ordered all his...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...petroleum-rich Arctic Ocean underwater deposits.The panel ordered the case back to federal District Court, where a trial judge could order the correction of the environmental review.The lawsuit was filed by 15 environmental or Alaska Native...
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New chief medical examiner named

...undermine his findings."Both the prosecution and defense would need to be prepared to address these arguments to the trial judge," she said.Zientek's background is widely known among defense attorneys in Alaska, according to public defender...
Anchorage man convicted of gas station robbery

...trial for killing Ieppert, Osborne and Kious married.Spouses generally cannot testify against each other, but the trial judge invoked an exception and ordered Kious to testify against her new husband. She disappeared before the trial started...
Kohring, Kott return to Alaska

...Francisco ordered both men released from prison, leaving the trial judge, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick in Anchorage...Stevens. The special prosecutor was appointed by the trial judge in Stevens' case after the Justice Department admitted...
AK Supreme Court: No new trial for Pease

...witness might have recognized him from a distance. The trial judge had ordered a new trial, after learning that jury members...the rest of the jury. A court of appeals reversed the trial judge's decision, and the Supreme Court affirmed the appellate...
State Supreme Court hears Hoonah sex harassment case

...former lieutenant, argued in front of the justices the trial judge wrongly dismissed their case without allowing a jury...retaliation that occurred in Hoonah can happen and that a trial judge can say, 'Too bad, you have no remedy.' And that's...


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