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90 ABA Journal Alaska articles.

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

Sarah Palin complained about “frivolous suits” and mounting legal bills in the months before she resigned from her position as Alaska’s governor in July 2009, according to emails released on…

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

An Anchorage, Alaska, mom who punished her adopted son with hot sauce and a cold shower has been convicted of misdemeanor child abuse.

Sentencing for Jessica Beagley is scheduled for…

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

An Alaska woman and her police officer husband intended to help two Russian orphans by adopting the twin boys, her lawyer told a jury.

But after she sent a video…

Fishing Captain Fights Court Battle for Moon Rock He Says He Saved from Museum Trash

A piece of the moon presented to the state of Alaska in 1969 by President Richard M. Nixon was missing for almost 37 years.

But it surfaced against last year,…

Media Frenzy Over 24,000 Palin Emails Released Today

Dozens of reporters flooded a state office building in Juneau today to cart away banker’s boxes stuffed with nearly 24,000 pages of emails released by Alaska state officials from former…

2 Informants Helped FBI Make Case in Alleged Plot to Kill Top Alaska Federal Judge, Court Docs Say

Two confidential informants helped the FBI bring a criminal case against defendants accused of plotting together to kill the top federal judge in Alaska.

Both informants were paid for their…

US Alleges Plot to Kidnap, Murder, Burn Homes re Top Alaska Federal Judge, His Wife, Multiple Others

Developing: New charges in a case against five defendants accused of crimes related to an alleged conspiracy to kill the top federal judge in Alaska and his wife describe an…

Feds Arrest 5 in Alleged Conspiracy to Kill Alaska’s Chief US District Court Judge and Family Member

Authorities have arrested an Alaska couple and claimed members of a group called the Sovereign Citizens Movement over an alleged plot to kill a federal judge and his family.

Lonnie…

Mom in Spotlight for Hot Sauce and Cold Shower Discipline Is Charged with Child Abuse

An Alaska mother who sought help from a national television show in disciplining a difficult child has now been charged with abusing a 7-year-old boy she and her husband adopted…

The Only State Without a Law School, Alaska Needs One, Lawmaker Says

The only state without a law school, Alaska needs one to help make legal services more available and affordable, a lawmaker contends.

Rep. Scott Kawasaki is calling for both a…

Election Round-Up: Fed’l Judge Smacks Down Conn.‘s Potentional Ban of WWE Garb at Polls

For Connecticut voters who want to wear a Stone Cold Steve Austin costume to the polls on Tuesday, in a nod to Halloween and the retired professional wrestling star, the…

Reports: Ex-Sen. Ted Stevens Is Among 5 Dead in Alaska Plane Crash

After conflicting reports earlier in the day, CNN and other news media are now stating that the death of former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) in a small plane…

Phoenix-Area Sheriff to Defy ICE’s Rollback on His Immigration Enforcement Power

In yet another bold move, controversial Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio has said he intends to defy Washington’s efforts to curb his aggressive enforcement of federal immigration law.

Last…

Universal Settles Newspapers’ Complaints Over Fake Alien Abduction News

A marketing ploy by Universal Pictures has backfired, with the studio agreeing to pay $22,500 for creating fake news reports about alien abductions attributed to seven real media organizations in…

Crowell Snags 5-Lawyer Patton Enviro Team, Opens New Office in Alaska

A five-lawyer team of environmental lawyers including the Washington, D.C., practice co-chair has been lured from Patton Boggs to Crowell & Moring. They will be working with two former Patton…

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