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...Selection & Retention in Alaska with Senior Judge Elaine Andrews, Susanne DiPietro, Executive Director of the Alaska Judicial Council, and Don McClintock with Justice Not Politics Alaska will discuss key features of Alaska's Judiciary Article...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-02/business-news
Community
SJR3 an attack on Alaska judges, the Judiciary Council and judicial selection procedures

...number of at-large, non-attorneys on the Alaska Judicial Council from three to six, but maintain the number of...should confirm the attorneys appointed to the Alaska Judicial Council. This debatable argument is too insignificant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-28/sjr3-an-attack-on-alaska-judges-t
Opinion
What others say: Bill changing judicial nomination process doesn't make sense

...Sen. Pete Kelley, R-Fairbanks, is trying to change the law pertaining to the merit-based selection of the Alaska Judicial Council, which through interviews narrows the field of candidates for a judicial position and forwards the names of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-31/what-others-say-bill-changing-jud
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...Selection & Retention in Alaska with Senior Judge Elaine Andrews, Susanne DiPietro, Executive Director of the Alaska Judicial Council, and Don McClintock with Justice Not Politics Alaska will discuss key features of Alaska's Judiciary Article...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-02-23/business-news
Community
Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw

...designed to remain as free from politics as possible. Doubling the number of politically appointed members on the Alaska Judicial Council and requiring legislative approval of lawyer members will undermine the fundamental promise of equal justice that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-14/voices-of-alaska-a-fix-in-search-
Opinion
Lawmaker's bill aims to guard Alaska Permanent Fund benefit

...include another attempt to change the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council, a bill to bar political parties from having...increase the number of non-attorney members on the Alaska Judicial Council. Kelly withdrew a similar proposal last year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-10/lawmakers-bill-aims-to-guard-alaska-
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-01/former-judicial-council-m
Letters
What others say: Judicial selection for Alaska

...in 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-11/what-others-say-judicial-selectio
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-07/what-others-say-need-for-change-t
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-05/carpeneti-opposes-judicial-council-c
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