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Top AK justice to retire

...position - at the end of this month - he will also be stepping away from the court next year and into retirement.Walter L. Carpeneti, whose three-year term as chief justice ends in two weeks on June 30, announced his retirement in a court statement...
Supreme Court nominees include Juneau chief assistant attorney general

...the council announced the names of its four nominees Tuesday for the position being vacated by retiring Justice Walter L. Carpeneti, former chief justice of the Supreme Court.Among the nominees are two from Southeast Alaska, including the chief...
Rural justice a focus for Fabe in 'State of the Judiciary'

...longer fill our caseloads."Fabe also acknowledged recent changes on the Supreme Court, including longtime Justice Walter L. Carpeneti's retirement last month.Fabe praised Carpeneti's "patience, compassion, intelligence and integrity...
Court orders rewording of move measure

...approve a bond issue for all bondable costs of the move." A dissenting opinion by Justices Robert L. Eastaugh and Walter L. Carpeneti called the group's proposed changes "unjustified" and noted that the changes suggested by the court's majority...
Carpeneti reappoints 4 presiding judges

...Alaska's four presiding Superior Court judges will retain their positions for 2011. Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter L. Carpeneti announced Thursday that Judge Patricia A. Collins will preside over the First Judicial District, which covers...
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Judges on the ballot as well as politicians

...Alaska Bar Association Board of Governors make up the Council, with the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court Walter L. Carpeneti sitting as chair ex officio. Alaska law requires the Council to evaluate each judge eligible to stand for retention...
Supreme Court won't review frisk case

...Alaska Supreme Court justices dissented in the order dismissing Rosenstein's request. Robert L. Eastaugh and Walter L. Carpeneti wrote that Terland offered at least five reasons for the frisk. "An officer who has a reasonable belief that the...
Supreme Court: State may be liable in 1992 plane crash

...plane) was being used to transport passengers between Anchorage and Juneau," says the opinion written by Justice Walter L. Carpeneti. "It was not being used in combat or in training..." The group could have flown a commercial or chartered...
Court reviews Huna Totem election

...arguments Tuesday concerned their questions about whether problems with the election were "inadvertent." Justice Walter L. Carpeneti said the Alaska Division of Banking, Securities and Corporations found the omissions "inadvertent." "Quite...
Louis Menendez gets a seat on the bench

...Friday before friends, family and a number of judges from Southeast Alaska.Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Walter L. Carpeneti administered the oath of office and praised Menendez, who has been an Alaska resident for 30 years and has practiced...


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