United States Supreme Court Justices may not be as biased and partisan as some people believe. An objective mathematical analysis performed outside the legal field found that the court handed down decisions on a split 5-4 vote on only 9.6% of the cases since August 1994. In fact, most of the decisions issued by the Supreme Court featured unanimous votes by justices.
- Typical criminal cases go to local district attorneys for consideration. The head of the Office of Special Prosecutions wouldn't elaborate on why this case was in his office.
- A human leg and boot were pulled out of Gastineau Channel near Sandy Beach on Monday afternoon, according to a Juneau Police Department news release.
- A decades old debate is gaining traction over the stability of Sitka’s herring population.
- A trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Alaska man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend when he tried to kill himself and the bullet struck the woman after passing through his head.