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Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

JUNEAU - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics...
What others say: Shell, Foss right to stand up to Seattle socialist

...the "Shell no" socialists, Raging Grannies and the lawless bunch at Greenpeace that were recently ordered by a federal judge to stay away from Shell's vessels all know that if they can slow down any part of Shell's plans they can disrupt...
Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A federal judge says the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve emails from a...
Bob Franken: Bench players

...judicial world. Sad to say, the higher courts also are stocked with political appointments with lifetime tenures. For federal judges, maybe we should consider term limits. Yes, that would take a constitutional amendment, and it's fraught with...
Bob Franken: Big deal and no big deal

...refused to grant a stay, Moore has been instructing the officials not to do their legal duty. His argument is that the federal judge has violated the state's laws and the Constitution by ordering gay marriages, so they should defy what came from...

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday overturned Labor Department regulations requiring overtime and minimum wage protection for 2 million home health care...
Cooper Landing squatter gets a year on firearms violations

...his Kenai Peninsula community will serve a year in a federal prison for being in the illegal possession of firearms.Federal Judge Timothy Burgess on Friday sentenced John J. Soper, 57, of Cooper Landing in U.S. District Court in Anchorage...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...pending, must stop all work related to a process that could restrict or prohibit development of the Pebble Mine, a federal judge says.The action comes after U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland last month restrained the EPA from taking any...
What others say: Political, social controversy on the menu

...crave foie gras - despite the statewide ban that took effect two years ago.And that's why it's important that a federal judge kicked off the new year by blocking the enforcement of that ban. Holding that federal poultry law pre-empts the...

...largest remaining populations.The region's bears temporarily lost protections in 2007 before they were restored by a federal judge. No tribes raised concerns during that time, Servheen said.Lifting protections would transfer jurisdiction over...
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