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Attorneys in Alaska: Right to marry is fundamental

...fundamental constitutional right to same-sex marriage. The plaintiffs' attorneys, in a court filing Friday, said the high court has upheld a broad definition of marriage.They said it is unnecessary to parse out certain classes of individuals for...

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Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...federal appeals court on Wednesday only issued a stay until 11 a.m. AKDT Friday to give the state time to petition the high court.Leighow said Parnell swore to uphold the Alaska Constitution when he took office."Today's denial of the stay doesn't...

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Supreme Court denies Alaska's request for stay

...is being considered. The court only issued a stay until 11 a.m. AKDT Friday to give the state time to petition the high court. Gov. Sean Parnell has said it's a state sovereignty issue, and voters - not the courts - should decide if gay marriage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-17/supreme-court-denies-alaskas-request
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...immediately return a message Wednesday seeking comment on whether tribal lawmakers can undo a Supreme Court action.The high court did not rule on the merits of Deschene's appeal. Instead, the justices dismissed it over lack of jurisdiction because...

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...kill him.Inmates in Florida and Missouri went to their deaths by lethal injection in the preceding weeks after the high court refused to block their executions. Again, no justice said the executions should be stopped.Even as the number of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-08-03-0

...would have effectively ended a president's power to make recess appointments when the Senate takes a break.It was the high court's first case involving the Constitution's recess appointments clause, ending with a unanimous decision that Obama's...

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High court orders redistricting plan be redrawn

...redistricting plan be redrawn for the 2014 elections. The high court earlier this year ordered the redistricting board to...the board did not follow the process mandated by the high court but disagreed with the decision to not require district-by-district...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-28/high-court-orders-redistricting-plan
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...elections, approve or reject laws passed by Parliament and appoint prime ministers, the Council of Ministers and some high court judges.The position also has some dormant powers, including the power to call Parliament, summon Cabinet meetings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/suzan-fraser/2014-08-09
Same-sex marriage activists hopeful amid lawsuit

...Alaska Supreme Court has chipped away at laws deemed discriminatory against gay couples. In 2005, for example, the high court found it unconstitutional to deny certain benefits to the same-sex partners of state employees.But it wasn't until...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-13/same-sex-marriage-activists-hopeful-
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...constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced his intent to appeal to the high court late Saturday night, but not before 15 licenses were issued for same-sex couples in northwest Arkansas' Carroll County...

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