Alaska

Setnencing / Post-Conviction

‘Fairbanks Four’ freed in teenager’s 1997 murder

Judiciary

Censure is recommended for apologetic judge who remarked on ‘temptresses’ who are ‘asking for it’

Constitutional Law

Baby born on China Airlines flight diverted to Alaska eligible for US citizenship, official says

Trials & Litigation

Woman is liable for springing traps, Alaska judge says, but he awards hunter no damages

American Bar Association

ABA brief urges appointment of counsel in Alaska custody case where opponent has private lawyer

Law Schools

Alaska’s first law school is satellite Seattle U campus

Family Law

Using hot sauce on boy for ‘Dr. Phil’ show was bid for attention, not discipline, court rules

Legal Ethics

Judge who remarked on ‘temptresses’ who are ‘asking for it’ faces ethics complaint

Constitutional Law

Did local defense attorney’s criticism spark governor’s unusual firing of top prosecutor?

Criminal Justice

Assistant DA is shot and killed; alleged gunman was motivated by jealousy, police say

Criminal Justice

Voters OK recreational pot in these jurisdictions

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Judiciary

Judge makes court instructions easier to understand for those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Careers

Lawyer writes Congress with his money-saving idea: Fire me and my co-workers

Criminal Procedure

Ex-judge charged with stealing drug evidence while on the bench

Criminal Justice

Sovereign Citizen Couple Plead Guilty in Plot to Kill Federal Judge

Law Practice Management

Law Office Worker Can Sue ‘Diva’ Lawyer Who Lunged and Raised His Fist, Columnist Says

Attorney Fees

Palin Emails Show Upset at ‘Frivolous Suits’ and Personal Legal Bills

Criminal Justice

Alaska Mom Convicted of Child Abuse for Hot-Sauce Discipline Portrayed on ‘Dr. Phil’

Family Law

Child Abuse Trial Begins for Mom Charged After Sending Video of Hot Sauce Discipline to Dr. Phil