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Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...activists from endangering company workers and themselves.An attorney for Greenpeace told U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason that Shell's request would usurp the maritime authority Congress gave to the Coast Guard and harm free speech rights...
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason called the case moot in siding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Department of Interior, which...
Judge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English for the upcoming election.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason ordered the state to distribute translated announcements to be read on radio that include information on early voting...
Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permit

...Work on CD-5 is continuing," ConocoPhillips spokeswoman Natalie Lowman said.U.S. Alaska District Court judge Sharon Gleason accepted briefs June 20 on a suit filed by six villagers from Nuiqsut, a nearby Inupiat community, who claim construction...

...absentee ballots by mail or fax, but there were no in-person absentee or early-voting stations in any of the village regions, she said under cross-examination.U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason is hearing the trial without a jury.
TAPS owners take series of setbacks in court

...pipeline would cost, if rebuilt today, was obsolete.The municipalities had their own cost study done and Judge Sharon Gleason, then a state judge in charge of the case, agreed with it. She set the value at $9.98 billion, which has now...
Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

...3 billion.Again, the owners and the municipalities appealed. After a five-week trial, Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason, who has since moved to the federal bench, in May 2010 settled on a far higher number.She concluded that the replacement-cost...

...has ordered the state to help some Alaska Native language speakers understand their ballots.U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason ruled Wednesday in the Voting Rights Act lawsuit. Alaska Native voters had argued the state's voting materials...
Education suit ruling expected

...Court judge is expected to rule soon in a landmark lawsuit over the adequacy of state funding for schools. Judge Sharon Gleason has until June 19 to render a decision in the suit, Moore vs. State of Alaska, in which a group of parents and...
Nominees selected for Superior Court seat

...Court. Following meetings Monday and Tuesday, the council voted to nominate Stephanie Joannides, Mark Rindner and Sharon Gleason to replace Judge Brian Shortell, who retired this year. They were chosen from eight applicants. Gleason and Rindner...


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