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Council passes public records ordinance actually written so that they would have to approve the release of their employment applications. She cited state case law in which the courts determined high-ranking city employees don't have any right to privacy when it comes to employment...
Council loosens restrictions on public records ordinance

...employees the right to decide if their applications can be released to the public. Murphy said that section conflicts state case law in which the courts determined high-ranking city employees don't have any right to privacy when it comes to employment...
Alaska high court throws out Miller claims

...the last name of a candidate or the name as it appears on the declaration of candidacy written in. The state pointed to case law in defending its practice of using discretion in determining voter intent, allowing ballots with misspellings to be counted...
Photo Feature: Fueled up

...Americans. Sullivan prepared a 49-page analysis for Parnell analyzing the legislation requirements, Supreme Court case law regarding the Constitution's commerce clause and reports on precedent for an individual mandate by the Congressional...
City's orders contradict right to speak out

...the Alaska Constitution. Indeed, Alaska constitutional case law states: "A function of free speech under the American...conditions as they are, or even stirs people to anger." Case law goes on to state: "This nation is most likely to flourish...
Clerk out to initiate change

...with regard to the initiative or referendum summaries that appear on each page of the petition. Consistent with state case law, "it is emphasized that the ballot summary be complete, concise, impartial and accurate," she said. An amendment...
Election presents dilemma

...assembly direction, the administration does not have a suit ready, Williams said. Long said there were no statutes and no case law to which to refer for guidance in resolving the conflicting election results. "In the extreme scenario, one-third...
Suit filed over term limits

...The suit appears destined for the Alaska Supreme Court because there exists no statue, no borough ordinance nor any case law that would enable the assembly to resolve the incompatible election results. Also named as a defendant in the suit is...
Assembly changes tack

...election results were certified at the Oct. 9 assembly meeting. On that day, the assembly found no guidance in state or case law about how to decide between two sets of conflicting election results, so they voted down a motion to seat the three winners...
Borough responds to ACT motions

...initiative, she claimed. Spelling out some of those "illegal limitations," Thompson cited Alaska Supreme Court rulings and case law. She said requiring a 60-percent supermajority for future tax increases would impose a tighter restriction on the municipality...


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