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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

...exempted from the roadless rule by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals split decision...past July, another and larger 9th Circuit panel ruled that the Tongass exemption...The petition argues that the 9th Circuit violated a basic principle of administrative...
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Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...responding to 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

...roadless once more.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court...ever since. In March 2014, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the...en banc court, which means all 9th Circuit judges heard the case, found that...
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...
Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...a three-judge panel for the 9th Circuit said in its ruling.Before the...identify what that interest is.The 9th Circuit's decision means Lovell must...before the 2012 election. The 9th Circuit blocked the ruling just days after...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...said, 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...
News off the California coast. The majority in the 9th Circuit ruling, however, said the federal law has no requirement...makes conservation paramount, the court said.The 9th Circuit also rejected the plaintiffs' claims that the ban illegally...
US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...the 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...
Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...state filed notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay...continue with this appeal to the 9th Circuit," she said.Leighow said the...will file a request for the full 9th Circuit Court to hear its appeal.


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