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Judge rules setnet ban ballot initiative allowable

...Division of Elections finishes preparing the signature packets.Easter's decision may also still be appealed to the state Supreme Court.Molly Dischner can be reached at
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...signatures.In the meantime, the issue will go to the state Supreme Court, where the record must first be established before...occurs in the case.Singer said he expected the state Supreme Court to affirm Easter's decision.Singer has said previously...
What others say: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...was from Stevens Village and not Minto. But the state Supreme Court ruled that since both Stearman and her child were...Alaskans safer - and at less cost.Because of the state Supreme Court's decision Friday, we will now have an opportunity...
Court hears oral arguments on whether or not banning setnets considered an appropriation

...000 signatures and would be targeting the August 2016 ballot.Either side could also appeal her decision to the state Supreme Court.Although the case is focused on Upper Cook Inlet, both sides have cited concerns over the precedent it could...
What others say: Judicial selection for Alaska the Alaska Judicial Council, which consists of three non-attorney Alaskans and three Alaska attorneys. The state Supreme Court's chief justice participates as chair, and votes rarely, only to break a tie. House Bill 33 seeks to change...
Where do we draw the line on marijuana?

...cultivation and sale of the drug.The line on marijuana's legality in Alaska has long been a blurry one. In 1975, the state Supreme Court found that the state's privacy rights protected possession and private use of small amounts of marijuana. Voters...

...Ports Authority has until month's end to respond to the motion.The agency will be in court next week when the state Supreme Court hears arguments in a separate lawsuit alleging that cruises in Charleston are a public nuisance. The Ports Authority...
Carpeneti opposes Judicial Council change

...non-attorney members appointed by the governor and subject to legislative confirmation. The chief justice of the state Supreme Court serves as chair. The council needs to have at least four members in agreement to take action.HJR33, which is...
Group behind setnet ban initiative files appeal

...and limited them to about 5 percent of the projected statewide harvest. After it was initially certified, the state Supreme Court ruled that was an unconstitutional appropriation, and the initiative was not allowed on the ballot. But Singer...

...Republican first elected to the bench in 2001 - based his decision on guidelines given to him two weeks ago by the state Supreme Court to determine whether the state had made photo IDs easily accessible.He ruled after listening to two days of testimony...


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