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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to rehear arguments. The en banc court, which means all 9th Circuit judges heard the case, found that the 2003 exemption was invalid because the U.S. Department of Agriculture "failed...
Couples challenge Alaska same-sex marriage ban

...federal courts around the country strike down similar bans. The Alaska lawsuit was filed three days after a county circuit judge in Arkansas late Friday tossed out the 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with a 1997...
What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...effort to shut down the Tongass to harvest.The 9th Circuit judges - two out of three - agreed that the U.S. Department...region. It's the only way for a future.The 9th Circuit judges gave us hope for that future this week.- Ketchikan...

...early primary-election voting but staffers said they were not prepared to issue marriage licenses.Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza paved the way for the marriages Friday with a ruling that removed a 10-year-old barrier, saying a...
Chief Justice's daughters remember Boochever city and state museums in Alaska. Boochever was known as the best writer on the bench, said 9th Circuit Senior Circuit Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson in an interview from her office in Pasadena on Monday, and could write opinions that were succinct...

...before he started shooting. Some of the several people in attendance detained him until police arrived.Jefferson Circuit Judge Susan Schultz Gibson revoked the previously set $1 million bond amount. In a motion, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney...

...had reached a deal with prosecutors calling for community service and counseling instead of jail. Broward County Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh said she would tack on an additional three months' probation because Johnson had failed to meet with...
Sports Briefs

...Ariz., before joining its Triple-A Iowa farm club later this month. On Jan. 18, St. Louis (Mo.) County Circuit Judge John Ross ordered Gilkey to spend four months in the county jail for driving with a revoked license, and a concurrent...


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