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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home's decision was arbitrary, capricious, or contrary to law."Undeterred, the decision was appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals. In June 2013, a three-judge panel again ruled against Hershey and Kreider.Far from ready to give up...
Countries highlight differences in resource management

...continued. The result is differences in how industry versus environmentalism battles play out. Often times in the U.S., courts make the final decision based on binding laws, Elgie said, whereas in Canada both sides tend to compromise outside...
State | Local
Girl in adoption dispute gets permanent home

...years-long custody dispute involving questions of jurisdiction and tribal sovereignty in both Native American and U.S. courts.Late Monday, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to uphold a stay keeping Veronica with her father, Dusten Brown...
Supreme Court rejects Kohring appeal

...and probation.He appealed that conviction also, again on the grounds of misconduct by prosecutors. The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals declined to take up the case.Kohring last year ran for a seat on the Wasilla City Council but was not elected...
State | AK legislature
A better path to justice

...not bring conspiracy charges as a stand-alone offense against detainees, because of an October 2012 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case of Salim Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden. The ruling...
Judge allows Healy Clean Coal Plant to move ahead

...agreement between Golden Valley Electric Association, the state of Alaska and federal regulators was approved Monday by U.S. Court Judge Ralph Beistline, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, citing a GVEA statement.GVEA interim President...
Alaska Pulp settles labor case

...Service canceled its long-term timber supply, which prompted the mill's attorneys to sue for breach of contract. The U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in favor of Alaska Pulp in February 2001. The company's request for more than $1 billion...
Northwest Digest

...requirements for environmental study and a public process under the National Environmental Policy Act. The suit was file in U.S. Court in Anchorage in March. "Maintenance is necessary from time to time regardless of whether a timber sale is being planned...
This Day in History

...government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike. In 1994, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington chose Kenneth W. Starr to take over the Whitewater investigation from Robert Fiske. In 1999...
Roadless rule proving successful, conservation group says

...compliance with the law. There are conflicting court orders concerning the rule but the exemption has been upheld by the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, said Robin Dale, the roadless area coordinator for the Forest Service's Alaska Region...


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