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Marijuana criminal bills put on hold for rewrite

...marijuana for adults 21 and older.But they raised concerns from marijuana legalization supporters and the state's public defender agency. They said the method proposed for decriminalizing the drug didn't match what voters asked for in approving...
Court employees compete, donate a ton of food

...Kenai's District Attorney's Office and the Public Defender Agency helped people in need this holiday season. The...everyone could get excited about, she said. The Public Defender Agency immediately accepted the challenge. The competition...
Whitney: Community effort needed to meet challenges

...investigator, security officer, insurance adjuster and property appraiser. I retired in 1999 from the State of Alaska Public Defender Agency where Jeanne also retired from a couple of years ago. Eric and Kimberly both graduated from Soldotna High and...
Miriam Dillard

...that Dawn met and married her soul mate, Ron Horvath. In Bethel, Dawn also worked for the State of Alaska's Public Defender Agency, Division of Juvenile Justice, and Office of Public Advocacy. She became a licensed amateur radio operator...
Parnell crime bill raises concerns

...could have unintended consequences if it were to pass as currently written, Quinlan Steiner, head of the Alaska public defender agency, said in testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Monday. Under certain circumstances, the court could...
Two men plead guilty to Nikiski Middle-High School vandalism

...Winegarden & Walton in Kenai, was out of town. The other two defendants received representation through the Public Defender Agency. Each was originally charged with five counts of third-degree criminal mischief, a class C felony. The defendants...
Roach shares his version of events

...State prosecutors are attempting to try the corporation, Boxes for Heroes, separate from Roach, but no public defender agency has offered to handle the case. Jerzy Shedlock can be reached at
Businessman charged with sexual abuse of a minor in Christian's best interest to have an attorney appointed for him.Christian is now represented by the Public Defender Agency.His bail is set at $100,000 and a court-approved third-party custodian.A pre-trial conference is...
False confession expert gives lecture at Kenai Courthouse

...detectors." The screening process is ineffective while the interrogation process is too effective, he said. The Public Defender Agency in Kenai doesn't deal with many cases involving false confession, but when they occur having an expert is a...
Lawmakers prep for 1st full week

...including early childhood education and adult programs, can reduce crime rates. Prosecutors and the director of the Public Defender Agency, law enforcement and corrections officials and victims' advocates also are among those expected to testify...


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