Alaska Supreme Court

Alaska court upholds Republican recount win in House race

The result of the House District 1 race in Fairbanks was challenged.

 

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Court: Some sex offenders don’t have to register in Alaska

Some Outside sex offenders do not have to enter their names into a statewide registry, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a decision that… Continue reading

 

A spawning chum salmon looks to return to the waters of Salmon Creek on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Supreme Court approves Stand for Salmon ballot initiative

The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative for this fall’s elections, but not before deleting some provisions that violate the Alaska Constitution.

 

Alaska Supreme Court justice Joel Bolger is seen in a 2015 photo from the Alaska Court System. (Contributed photo)
                                Alaska Supreme Court justice Joel Bolger is seen in a 2015 photo from the Alaska Court System. (Contributed photo)

Alaska Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Former Kodiak Superior Court judge Joel Bolger has been named chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, effective July 1. Bolger, who was appointed to… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court justice Joel Bolger is seen in a 2015 photo from the Alaska Court System. (Contributed photo)
                                Alaska Supreme Court justice Joel Bolger is seen in a 2015 photo from the Alaska Court System. (Contributed photo)

Alaska Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Former Kodiak Superior Court judge Joel Bolger has been named chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, effective July 1. Bolger, who was appointed to… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court allows independents into Dems’ primary

Correction: An earlier version of this article said Alyse Galvin was a former school teacher. Galvin worked as a substitute teacher for a period, not… Continue reading

Chief justice asks for new Juneau judge

In a 27-minute speech that included allusions to the Bible and “Star Wars,” Alaska Chief Justice Craig Stowers delivered Alaska’s annual State of the Judiciary… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court upholds PFD veto

The Alaska Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of a portion of the 2016 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend. In a decision issued Friday,… Continue reading