Judge Debra O’Gara says that some states are better than others at adhering to ICWA. “But right now, Alaska, I would say, is not doing so well.”
The former executive director of the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights, which investigates complaints of discrimination, says she herself was fired after less than a month on the job as the result of discrimination.
Criminology professor Joel Best said he’s never once found “any evidence that any child has ever been killed, or seriously hurt, by a treat found in the course of trick-or-treating.”
AN SOS message from the snowmachiners said they were out of fuel and not dressed for the weather and that one of them was going into hypothermic shock.
Acting Corrections Commissioner Winkelman said at the press conference the deaths are “not unusual.”
An estimated 2% of the U.S. voting age population is ineligible to cast a ballot due to a felony conviction. State-level felon disenfranchisement rates vary dramatically.
When the framers of Alaska’s constitution were debating how the state should pick its judges, the goal was to remove politics from the process as much as possible.
The wounds were numerous but shallow.
The Coast Guard credited fisherman Robert Johnson’s preparedness for his rescue.
The bill wouldn’t guarantee parole for those people, but it would give them a chance in front of the Alaska Parole Board.