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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Opinion 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...
Carpeneti opposes Judicial Council change

JUNEAU - A former chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court said...legislative confirmation. The chief justice of the state Supreme Court serves...council or the actions of the chief justice but rather is seeking to improve...
Chief Justice: Technology helps, but local courts are key

...residents, but Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe told lawmakers on Wednesday...divorce and custody disputes.The chief justice has traditionally addressed both...since 1972. Fabe took over as chief justice last year.Fabe, the first woman...
Chief Justice's daughters remember Boochever

JUNEAU (AP) -- Many might remember Robert Boochever as the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, or as the judge President Carter appointed to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1980...


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