Abortions are still legal in Alaska, though many women live hundreds of miles from access to abortions.
After nearly two weeks, the Alaska Court System’s email came back online on Tuesday. But other services are still down after a cyberattack last month.
“There are going to be 200-300 people coming into this building. They’re concerned about what’s going to happen and concerned about putting themselves in jeopardy,” said Kodiak Senator Gary Steven
Judge Daniel Schally was recently appointed to handle an increasing caseload at the Juneau Superior Court.
A formal ceremony was held Oct. 26 for the former Juneau city attorney. The new Superior Court judge was sworn in officially back in late August.
The Alaska State Troopers say they’ll guarantee that there is an officer or trooper in any courtroom where they’re requested.
It took 11 minutes for a law enforcement officer to arrive after a courtroom incident in which a woman says she was punched out.
The Alaska Judicial Council nominated Amy Gurton Mead and Julie Willoughby as the best qualified candidates to succeed Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez. Gov. Bill Walker has less than 45 days to make a selection.
Outgoing Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy says he’ll spend time with his eight grandchildren, work as a fill-in judge when needed and help mediate marriage dissolution cases.
A shooting outside the Dimond Courthouse late this morning has left one woman dead and rattled nerves in the heart of the Capital City.