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What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...Congress.The state of Alaska submitted a brief in support of Mr. Sturgeon's view during his appeal to the full 9th Circuit Court. In it, the state argues a ruling against Mr. Sturgeon "upsets ANILCA's delicate balance between state and...
What others say: One for the Supremes

...focused on the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.The Tongass was exempted from the roadless rule by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals split decision in early 2014, but, this past July, another and larger 9th Circuit panel ruled that...
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Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation not one, not two, not three, but five different motions filed in the Alaska U.S. District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking to have the injunction stayed.Shell is alleging that Greenpeace USA never had any intention...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...The Tongass will be roadless once more.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned...and out of courts ever since. In March 2014, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...but need to be off the ropes beneath the structure.Greenpeace immediately appealed Gleason's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and a hearing has been set for August.Early Thursday before the hearing, the activists lowered themselves...
US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...Alaska Railroad's loading system in Seward violates the federal Clean Water Act.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in September reversed a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Tim Burgess, who ruled that incidental...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Pebble backers sued over that process but Holland ruled the legal action was premature. A panel of judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Holland's decision Thursday.In the separate lawsuit that Holland heard Thursday, Pebble alleges...
Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...already married.The state filed notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay while the appeal is being...Burgess' ruling but will file a request for the full 9th Circuit Court to hear its appeal.
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request for stay

...three-day requirement, and a handful of gay couples have already married. The state filed notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay while the appeal is being considered. The court only issued a stay until 11 a.m...
Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

...marriages in Alaska, just hours before most couples would be allowed to tie the knot.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco granted a temporary halt until late Friday morning to allow the state to take its case...


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