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House minority leader to step down

...legislator.Before running for the Legislature, Beth Kerttula worked in private practice and served as an assistant public defender in the 1980s and assistant attorney general in the 1990s. Kerttula has been a vocal advocate on women's and...
Coast Guard petty officer charged with sexual abuse of a minor awaits jury verdict

...up with his own answers about allegedly being abused by Blackman. Garay argued that Blackman's attorney, Assistant Public Defender Andy Pevehouse, repeatedly asked the victim questions, when he was on the witness stand, until the boy changed...
Coast Guardsman not guilty on one count

...very emotional and polarizing for many jurors no matter how weak the evidence is," Blackman's attorney, Assistant Public Defender Andy Pevehouse, said in an email. "So a hung jury is not particularly surprising in this type of case. But...
Man charged with murder filed motion to dismiss

...felony assault charges has filed a motion to dismiss the Kenai grand jury indictment filed on June 8, 2012. Assistant public defender Hatton Greer filed the motion on April 15 on behalf of Alfred Jones, 49, who faces charges of second-degree...
Chilly charity: Central peninsula residents take a swim to support local youth organizations

...for the benefit of others, though dressed up he was not. "It takes your breath away," Andy Pevehouse, an assistant public defender in Kenai, said of the experience. "Literally. You can't breathe." Once in the water, shocked swimmers...
Bail set in armed robbery case

...representing Lawrence during his Superior Court arraignment Tuesday afternoon called this decision unconstitutional. Assistant Public Defender William Taylor cited the Alaska State Constitution, pointing out that everyone is entitled to bail except those...
After 15 years, an ending: Man sentenced for 1994 motor vehicle collision

...that this happened," he said. "I know how she feel. I feel bad this happened to her." Bill Taylor, the assistant public defender, said Perez had no prior criminal record before the accident and none since. He said Perez has been sober...
Kenai city attorney plans to retire

...America and one year on Alaska Legal's paid staff; two years as a magistrate in Nome; and two years as an assistant public defender in the Nome office. Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, where his father was serving in the U.S. Air Force, Graves...


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