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Former judicial council member concerned with amendment

As a former public member of the Alaska Judicial Council, I take issue with current efforts in the legislature - through SJR 21 and HJR 33 - to change Alaska's Constitutional framework...
What others say: Judicial selection for Alaska the judicial selection process. Not enough do. That is a concern. The process is largely conducted by the Alaska Judicial Council, which consists of three non-attorney Alaskans and three Alaska attorneys. The state Supreme Court's chief...
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...of course. It's standard fare in politics.Take the idea by Sen. Pete Kelly to revamp the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council, the panel that screens candidates for judicial vacancies and forwards names to the governor for selection...
Carpeneti opposes Judicial Council change

...Supreme Court said Wednesday he doesn't see a need to change the state's constitution to alter the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council.Walter Carpeneti told the House Judiciary Committee the current system has worked well. He said there is a...
Attack on judge's record disheartening

...without a doubt one of the finest and most honorable of our judges, unanimously recommended for retention by the Alaska Judicial Council, and rated at the top of his profession by his peers, by Alaska law enforcement officers, by jurors who have...
Not so easy riders

...charges of willful misconduct brought by the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct and the recommendation of the Alaska Judicial Council that he be ousted. Landry stepped down Feb. 2. The district court also is served by two magistrates. All of...
Local names top judge survey

...Wolfe are heading the list being evaluated by the Alaska Judicial Council. Each had a score of 4.0 in overall professional...People also may submit written comments to the Alaska Judicial Council, 1029 West Third Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501-1969...
Brown steps down

...months. The executive director position for the Alaska Judicial Council opened in Anchorage, and considering his two...Applications for his seat are being accepted by the Alaska Judicial Council until Feb. 16. Phil Hermanek can be reached...
Kenai bench goes cold, judges sought Chuck Robinson were forwarded by the Alaska Judicial Council on Jan. 18 to Gov. Sarah Palin, who is expected...Judicial Conduct and the recommendation of the Alaska Judicial Council that he be ousted. Landry, the sole Kenai District...
Faith-based program hits milestone at Wildwood

...closely monitors participants who chose the treatment program in lieu of incarceration. A study conducted by Alaska Judicial Council and the Institute for Social and Economic Research released in March found felons in therapeutic community programs...


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