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The struggle to find jobs after jail

...include tax breaks and fidelity bonding as a form of business insurance.Retired Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti told the audience at the jail that recidivism rates are still "shockingly high" in Alaska. More than two-thirds...
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...the first Alaskan to serve on the 9th Circuit, a "crowning achievement" as retired Alaska Supreme Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti put it Monday, Boochever practiced law in Juneau for about 25 years and helped shape the capital city in a number...
Divided court upholds PFD residency rules

...outside Alaska more than 180 days for things like college or a military deployment.Now-retired Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti, writing for the majority, said the six-month residency requirement was intended to determine whether someone...
Former chief justice to host Monday panel on recidivism

Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti will be hosting a panel and public discussion on recidivism and how Juneau can help ex-offenders transition from prison to productive...
Pioneering Juneau attorney to be honored at luncheon Friday

...the day she died."She practiced for so long, it's remarkable," retired Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti said in a phone interview. "She was a tough-as-nails litigator, she knew her field."Family and friends...
High court orders redistricting plan be redrawn

...the only means available to meet the federal voting act requirements.The majority opinion, written by Justice Walter Carpeneti, said it's undisputed that the board began formulating its original plan by focusing exclusively on race and creating...
Alaska Judicial Council faces loss of power

...clearly by advising the Council not to include recommendation language."Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti and Nancy Meade, the general counsel to the Alaska court system, both testified in opposition to the measure...
A redistricting reversal

...D-Angoon and Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, facing each other.Voting in favor of the decision Tuesday were Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti and Justice Dana Fabe, while Justices Dan Winfree and Craig Stowers dissented, preferring the May 15 plan.Also...
My turn: Mental illness is treatable, and treatment works

...these inappropriate or criminal behaviors.During the week Earley was here, Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti presented strategies for "smart justice" to the Legislature. He spoke about The Alaska Prisoner Reentry Task Force's...
Justices' dissent highlights dispute over redistricting

...dissent released this week to the court's surprise decisionOn the prevailing side in that decision were Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti, Justice Dana Fabe and Senior Justice Warren Matthews filling a vacancy on the court.The dispute stems over which...


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