But are fixes to law alone enough to fix what went wrong with shocking assault?
Voters in a majority of Alaska’s House districts will get to decide whether he should keep his job.
An underfunded Public Defender Agency could lead to slower resolutions of cases, longer time in jail, mistakes and a violation of the Sixth Amendment.
As of Monday morning Alaska has enacted tougher penalties on many so-called lower-level crimes.
The bill becomes law under a cloud of legal uncertainty.
Gov. Bill Walker will sign Senate Bill 54 he said in a newsletter this morning, despite concerns that it a constitutional problem could tie up…
The Senate refused to fix a last-minute amendment that could leave a key provision at risk of being overturned.
The constitutional guarantee to due process requires sentences match the severity of the crime.
After a three-day marathon floor session, dozens of amendments and one threat of retaliation on social media, the House has passed Senate Bill 54, legislation…
There’s rising concern that the behavior of a handful of legislators is fueling threats, perhaps even intentionally.