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Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...who added an amendment that will give Alaska and other states the power to pursue interstate cases when the U.S. Justice Department won't.The sex trafficking bill is surprisingly wide-ranging for a piece of legislation passed by a unanimous...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-29/alaska-editorial-standing-against-sex
Opinion
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...relationships. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's bribery case is an extreme example of what's really broken. The U.S. Justice Department charged the New Jersey Democrat with accepting expensive gifts from Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-24/my-turn-brokenness-alaskas-legislativ
Opinion | AK legislature
Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

...Freddie's killers," that listed the names of the six officers suspended with pay while local authorities and the U.S. Justice Department investigate the death. Jackson, who is black, said she wants Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to know that...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-22/justice-dept-opens-baltimore-police-p
Not For Web
People questioned in shooting released

...for several months.He says he hopes for the full and speedy recovery of the Ferguson officer, and said the U.S. Justice Department stands ready to assist in the investigation.11 A.M.Police have converged on a home in Ferguson and taken...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/people-questioned-shooting-released
Not For Web
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...That's what marijuana can do for us," he said.Tribes have been wrestling with the idea since the U.S. Justice Department announced that it wouldn't stand in their way if they want to approve pot for medical or recreational use...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/tribes-around-us-gather-discuss-legal-m
State
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
What places that legalized pot need to know

...Washington and Colorado flouted federal drug law, which considers pot illegal for any purpose. But last summer, the U.S. Justice Department said it wouldn't interfere with state marijuana laws as long as the states tightly regulate the drug and make...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/what-places-legalized-pot-need-know
State
Guard members sue over leaked records

...result.It seeks unspecified damages and to have those found responsible for the leaks to be referred to the U.S. Justice Department for prosecution. It also wants inaccurate or derogatory records expunged from the plaintiffs' records.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/guard-members-sue-over-leaked-records
State
LA NAACP head resigns over move to honor Sterling

...questioned by some civil rights activists, who cited allegations of discrimination in Sterling's past.The U.S. Justice Department sued Sterling in August 2006, alleging housing discrimination in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles. In November...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-02/la-naacp-head-resigns-over-move-honor-
Sports
Supreme Court declines to review Montana gun law

...favor of federal regulation.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was named as the defendant in the case. The U.S. Justice Department waived its right to respond to the state's petition.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/supreme-court-declines-review-montana-g
State

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