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.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.
- Gastineau Community School has been renamed Sayéik Gastineau Community School. The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to add the traditional Tlingit name, which loosely translates to “spirit helper.”
- Christopher Strawn testified he walked home with his dog and was going to sleep when Brandon Cook was shot and killed on Oct. 20, 2015.
- Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott both spoke, but is was the 17-year-old keynote speaker who brought the room to its feet with applause and cheers.