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Alaska’s Supreme Court Justice Talks About Diversity On The Court

By | October 9, 2013

Chief Justice Dana Fabe. Photo by Lori Townsend, APRN - Anchorage.

Chief Justice Dana Fabe. Photo by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage.

The Alaska Supreme Court was in Barrow last week to hear a climate change lawsuit on the Barrow high school stage. Chief Justice Dana Fabe says it’s important for students to learn how their legal system works. The Chief Justice feels strongly that diversity on the bench helps communities have faith in the decisions judges make. In her chambers at the Boney courthouse in downtown Anchorage she spoke highly of her predecessor Jay Rabinowitz who believed all Alaskans should have equal access to the judicial system.

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