Former Alaska judge Elaine Andrews believes the state has one of the best processes for selecting judges in the country — and she’d like to keep it that way. “It is among the most transparent in the nation,” Andrews said during the March 1 meeting of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce at the ER […]
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Over the past three years, Alaskan organizations, newspapers and individuals have come out in opposition to proposed constitutional amendments that would politicize the state’s merit-based judicial selection and retention system. Organizations in opposition include the Alaska Federation of Natives, (AFN), the Alaska AFL-CIO, the Tanana Chiefs Conference and the ANCSA Regional Association (which represents the […]
Alaska’s former Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court talks about Alaska’s judicial system and how judges are selected and retained.