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What others say: Bill changing judicial nomination process doesn't make sense

...appoint an Alaskan living anywhere in the state. The chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court chairs the council votes...name to the governor, only 16 resulted in ties. The chief justice at those times voted against forwarding a name on only...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-31/what-others-say-bill-changing-jud
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Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

...sign-ups.During oral arguments last week, the court seemed divided. The outcome seems to hinge on the votes of Chief Justice John Roberts, who saved the law in another case three years ago, and Justice Anthony Kennedy, who asked skeptical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/federal-health-insurance-aid-in-doub
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SJR3 an attack on Alaska judges, the Judiciary Council and judicial selection procedures

...tie rather than a vote from the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court...scholars on the council.- The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is an attorney...question suggests that, despite our Chief Justice's widely-respected expertise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-28/sjr3-an-attack-on-alaska-judges-t
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Bob Franken: Bench players

...that they should approve him as chief justice of the United States, he described...With all due respect, Mr. Chief Justice, you're full of beans; you...state level, you have Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who ignores the U...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/bob-franken-bench-players
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Bob Franken: Big deal and no big deal

...instance, where the state's Chief Justice Roy Moore is telling probate judges...government in 2003, when as state chief justice he refused an order to remove...elected once again to be Alabama's chief justice. Obviously he hasn't learned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-14/bob-franken-big-deal-and-no-big-d
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Three defend Alaska's judicial selection process

...Governor and confirmed by the legislature, and the chief justice of the Alaska supreme court, who serves as chairperson...and non-attorney members allows the tie-breaking Chief Justice to effectively choose judges. DiPietro said that of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-03
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Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw

...interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer...candidate. Suggesting that the Chief Justice should have exercised tie-breaking...Kelly's implication that the Chief Justice should refrain from breaking ties...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-14/voices-of-alaska-a-fix-in-search-
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Fabe stresses importance of rural presence, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of working...addressing the Legislature on the 50th anniversary of former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-11/fabe-stresses-importance-of-rural-pr
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...to cover up his scheme and enlisted other crewmembers to lie."You make him sound like a mob boss or something," Chief Justice John Roberts said as laughter erupted in the court.The case started in 2007 when a Florida fish and wildlife officer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sam-hananel/2014-11-05
Lifetime judicial politicians

...express their predispositions in unpredictable ways, but they are obviously guided by their right or left leanings. Chief Justice John Roberts' claim during his confirmation hearing that they're ideally an "umpire," has become a laugh line...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-29/lifetime-judicial-politicians
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