Giving Tuesday 2021
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Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

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KSKA Tuesday, September 20 2016, at 2:00 p.m. On the next episode we’ll hear from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. She shares with us the difficulties of taking on the responsibilities that go with being a member of the highest court in the country and the importance of having a diverse supreme court. Her question and answer session was hosted by the Alaska Bar Association and the questions were moderated by Judge Morgan Christen. LISTEN NOW

Assembly Postpones Decision on AO-37, Traini Proposes Repeal

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The Anchorage Assembly continued hearing testimony on two proposals about when to hold a vote whether a controversial labor ordinance should be overturned.

UPDATE: Supreme Court Strikes Down Portion Of Voting Rights Act

The U.S. Supreme Court vacated a major provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act on Tuesday morning. The Court did not invalidate the entire law, and Alaska’s Congressional delegation has mixed reactions. Download Audio

Court Upholds Alaska Tribal Government Sovereignty

On Friday the Alaska Supreme court agreed with a lower court and upheld Alaska tribal government sovereignty. The attorney who argued the failed challenge says such tribal immunity doesn’t legally exist.

Pebble Partnership Takes Fight Against SOS Initiative to State Supreme Court

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The Pebble Partnership has gone to the state Supreme Court in an effort to head off a ballot measure in the Lake and Peninsula Borough that would reveal how people feel about mining that destroys salmon streams.

The Supreme Court and Student’s Rights

Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00am The banner was not on school property, but the court said a principal at Juneau-Douglas High School had a right to tear it down.

Alaska Senators Split on Sotomayor

Alaska's senators split their vote on Thursday sending Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Senator Mark Begich (D) voted yes. Senator Lisa Murkowski...

Kodiak hosts meeting for Exxon 'Valdez' claimant education

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The first of several meetings with plaintiffs in the aftermath of last week's Supreme Court decision in the Exxon Valdez oil spill punitive damages...

Alaska News Nightly: June 30, 2008

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Yesterday's bear mauling of an Anchorage teenager has some people up in arms. But wildlife managers say they're not ready to shoot the bear,...

Alaska News Nightly: June 25, 2008

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Alaskans are responding with disbelief to the Supreme Court decision today that slashes the Exxon Valdez punitive damages award. We have reactions from plaintiffs...