“We recognize that too often African-Americans, Alaska Natives, and other people of color are not treated with the same dignity and respect as white members of our communities,” the justices wrote.
Alaska Supreme Court challenges lawyers on both sides in Dunleavy recall arguments
Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton-Walsh said if Dunleavy could be recalled for failing to appoint a judge in 45 days, then any governor could be recalled for violating any law. Justice Craig Stowers pushed back.
Voters split on ballot measures, choose to retain judges
It will be easier to register to vote, but not to take out college student loans, as Alaskans gave mixed verdicts on two ballot measures.
Abortion ruling at center of justices’ retention battle
Advocates for keeping the judges say opposition to the judges could harm the state’s tradition of choosing and keeping judges based on merit.
Supreme Court hears arguments from State of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit and Haida
Alaska’s Supreme Court was in Ketchikan this week – all five members. They were here for Supreme Court Live, during which the court hears oral arguments for a real case.
Thirteen lawyers vying to replace Justice Carpeneti
Three Juneau residents — Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg, Assistant Attorney General Susan Cox and Administrative Law Judge Terry Thurbon — have applied to replace Justice Walter “Bud” Carpeneti on the Alaska Supreme Court.