OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE: Department of Law offices will be closed December 23. To aid the state’s budget, employees will be on unpaid furlough.
News & Alerts
- December 9, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
Kodiak Vessel Captain Convicted of Assaulting Crew Member
(Kodiak, AK) – On December 8, 2016, a Kodiak jury found 39 year old Kyle Mead guilty of assaulting a member of his crew. Mead was convicted of Assault in the Second Degree, two counts of Assault in the Third Degree and two counts of Assault in the Fourth Degree.
- December 8, 2016 • COMMENTARY
Shrinking Budgets and the Drug Epidemic Create the Perfect Storm…Not SB 91
Change is hard but it can also provide opportunities. Last spring, an opportunity presented itself when our legislature and Governor Walker enacted Senate Bill 91, broadly reforming our criminal justice system.
- November 8, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
District Court Upholds Alaska’s Campaign Finance Laws
(Anchorage, AK) – On November 7, 2016, the U.S. District Court in Alaska upheld Alaska’s campaign finance laws, finding that the State presented sufficient justification for the contribution limits.
- November 4, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
State Joins ASRC and Others Seeking Supreme Court Review of Critical Habitat Designation
The State of Alaska today joined in filing a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in February of this year.