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Former judicial council member concerned with amendment

As a former public member of the Alaska Judicial Council, I take issue with current efforts in the legislature - through SJR 21 and HJR 33 - to change Alaska's Constitutional framework...
Carpeneti opposes Judicial Council change

...Court said Wednesday he doesn't see a need to change the state's constitution to alter the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council.Walter Carpeneti told the House Judiciary Committee the current system has worked well. He said there is a heavy...
What others say: Judicial selection for Alaska

...the judicial selection process. Not enough do. That is a concern. The process is largely conducted by the Alaska Judicial Council, which consists of three non-attorney Alaskans and three Alaska attorneys. The state Supreme Court's chief...
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...course. It's standard fare in politics.Take the idea by Sen. Pete Kelly to revamp the makeup of the Alaska Judicial Council, the panel that screens candidates for judicial vacancies and forwards names to the governor for selection. The...
LIO schedule for March 3-7

...Senate Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SJR 21 Constitutional Amendment: Membership of Judicial Council, SB 127 Vehicle Transaction Agents and SB 169 Statewide Immunization Program. 2 minute testimony limit.Tuesday...
Dispute over judge leading to positive review of system What others say

...Frank Murkowski and the Alaska Judicial Council over the council's recommendations...between the governor and the judicial council continues -- and enters the...more persons nominated by the judicial council.'' But how the judicial council...
Nominees selected for Superior Court seat

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Alaska Judicial Council has sent Gov. Tony Knowles the names of three applicants for appointment to the Anchorage Superior Court. Following meetings...
Kenai defender tops on list of district judge candidates

...issued its report to the Alaska Judicial Council. The council met at the Kenai...recommendation of the Alaska Judicial Council that he be ousted. Landry stepped...served by two magistrates. The judicial council is also in the process of reviewing...
Local names top judge survey

...being evaluated by the Alaska Judicial Council. Each had a score of 4.0...District Court position. The judicial council considers candidates' professional...written comments to the Alaska Judicial Council, 1029 West Third Ave., Anchorage...
Kenai bench vacancies filling up gradually

...Kenai assistant district attorney Sharon Illsley was appointed to the Kenai District Court judgeship, and the Alaska Judicial Council this week nominated four attorneys including Kenai?s Peter Mysing to Gov. Sarah Palin for her appointment to...


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