Marbury v. Madison on Crosscurrent 2/24: The Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Marshall, adopted the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison on this day in 1803 to sanction the legal principle of “judicial review” to limit Congressional authority by pronouncing legislation unconstitutional. Gavin and Wyatt, the barristers of barking, plead their case before the bench of Justice Marshall while John, the solicitor of song, spins the music before the microphone of the KRNN studio. You can exercise your own judicial review by tuning to Crosscurrents, 2/24 at 8 am.
- Juneau's first state-certified commercial cannabis farm is up and running with plans to start selling their products as soon as October.
- The Crystal Serenity is carrying 980 passengers on a 32-day journey from Anchorage to New York City. The cruise ship is the largest ever to navigate the Northwest Passage, a voyage of many other firsts for Crystal Cruises, according to captain Birger Vorland.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.