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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-01/former-judicial-council-m
Letters
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-11/what-others-say-judicial-selectio
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-01/lio-schedule-for-march-3-7
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-07/what-others-say-need-for-change-t
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-05/carpeneti-opposes-judicial-council-c
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Attack on judge's record disheartening

...a doubt one of the finest and most honorable of our judges, unanimously recommended for retention by the Alaska Judicial Council, and rated at the top of his profession by his peers, by Alaska law enforcement officers, by jurors who have served...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-11-05/attack-on-judges-record-d
Letters
Local judge stands for retention

...Judge Charles Huguelet is standing for retention. Voters retained Huguelet in his position in 2006.The Alaska Judicial Council, a citizens' commission established by the state's constitution, is required to evaluate judges' performances...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-01/local-judge-stands-for-retention
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Bring change -- change judges

...district is too big. Voters are voting on judges they no nothing about. The voter pamphlet reflects the will of the Judicial Council (lawyers), not the will of the people. If you are like me, you don't like to be told what/how to think...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102810/let_727327893.shtml
Opinion
Not so easy riders

...charges of willful misconduct brought by the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct and the recommendation of the Alaska Judicial Council that he be ousted. Landry stepped down Feb. 2. The district court also is served by two magistrates. All of Illsley's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072407/news_3192.shtml
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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091504/new_915new03001.shtml

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