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News & Alerts
- November 8, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
District Court Upholds Alaska’s Campaign Finance Laws
(Anchorage, AK) – On November 7, 2016, the U.S. District Court in Alaska upheld Alaska’s campaign finance laws, finding that the State presented sufficient justification for the contribution limits.
- November 4, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
State Joins ASRC and Others Seeking Supreme Court Review of Critical Habitat Designation
The State of Alaska today joined in filing a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in February of this year.
- October 20, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
Alaska Attorney General Joins the Court System and the Kenaitze Tribe in Establishing State-Tribal Wellness Court
(Fairbanks, AK) – Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth today signed an agreement with the Alaska Court System and the Kenaitze Tribe to support establishing the Henu’ Community Wellness Court.
- October 12, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
Dillingham Man Convicted of Felony Vehicle Theft
On October 11, 2016, a Dillingham jury found 23 year old Ronald Johansen guilty for stealing a pickup truck in Dillingham in October 2015. Assistant District Attorney Pamela Dale called 13 witnesses over three days of trial.