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Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...initiative and referendum, the Alaska Supreme Court on Friday said the Kenai Superior...Justice Craig Stowers, the Alaska Supreme Court not only considered the borough's...helped him fund an appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court, and Anchorage lawyer Kenneth...
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...look forward to presenting our arguments before the Alaska Supreme Court."Unless a stay is granted, which requires a...initiative."We look forward to making our case to the Alaska Supreme Court," Singer said Aug. 5.East Side setnetter Andy...
CIFF to argue state costs in fisheries lawsuit

...that the Fund's fishermen were entitled to 51 hours of extra fishing time by law."CIFF has appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court. Before briefs are filed, the record in that case must be prepared; that is still pending.CIFF is also engaged...
What others say: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

Friday's decision by the Alaska Supreme Court that tribal courts have jurisdiction in child custody cases when one of the parents does not belong to the tribe is a landmark...
Judge requires CIFF to reimburse state for lawsuit costs

...Fund's fishermen were entitled to 51 hours of extra fishing time by law."CIFF has appealed the suit to the Alaska Supreme Court. Now, the record in the case must be prepared and a transcript of the proceedings provided to the court before...
AK Supreme Court considers benefits for same-sex partners

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Supreme Court is considering whether the partner of a woman killed in 2011 is entitled to survivor benefits from the woman's employer, given...
Same-sex marriage activists hopeful amid lawsuit

JUNEAU (AP) - Over the years, the Alaska Supreme Court has chipped away at laws deemed discriminatory against gay couples. In 2005, for example, the high court found it unconstitutional...
State tackles definition of "medically necessary" abortions

...medical necessary." She also said it was a "vague and subjective term" when not diagnosed by a psychiatrist. The Alaska Supreme Court has held that the state must pay for medically necessary abortions if it pays for other procedures deemed medically...
Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund appeals judge's decision

...Game's 2013 management of Cook Inlet salmon fisheries.The fisherman's fund, or CIFF, filed an appeal with the Alaska Supreme Court June 10, according to CIFF attorney Bruce Weyhrauch.Next, the record in the case must be prepared, and a transcript...
Sooner or later, Alaska will move on, too

...same-sex couples to be unconstitutional.In fact, the Alaska Supreme Court reached a similar conclusion in 2005. The court...reporters in February.In the nine years since the Alaska Supreme Court's ruling, the sky hasn't fallen. The statistics...


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