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In 1997, a Chugiak man filed a discrimination complaint against the airport. The investigation into the complaint took five years. Unhappy with its findings, he asked the state ombudsman’s office to take a second look. More than a decade later, he’s still waiting for an answer.
Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
Walker made the announcement Wednesday at the Alaska Federation of Natives and National Congress of American Indians annual conference in Anchorage.
Experts say the field of forensic DNA is having a moment of truth about years of overstated claims, and it may tarnish its reputation as the “gold standard” of legal evidence.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Tuesday’s appeals court decision that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada.
The Supreme Court’s new term will not include any cases that might decide the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S., a development that comes after many lower and appeals courts have ruled against states’ bans on gay marriage.
Eric Holder Jr., the nation’s first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.
The family of Michael Brown issued a new call for the police officer who shot and killed the 18-year-old to be arrested Tuesday.
A federal jury in Richmond, Va., has found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 of 14 charges in his corruption trial. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges, including obstruction of justice.