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Alaska Backwoods Lawyer

Alaska Backwoods Lawyer

Covers the practice of consumer rights law from the Alaska wilderness. By Paul H. Bratton.

http://backwoodslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 12

    Rep. Gara Introduces Bill to Protect Salmon Streams and Water Sources from Toxic Pesticide

    Rep. Gara Introduces Bill to Protect Salmon Streams and Water Sources from Toxic Pesticide
    Juneau, AK - This week, Representative Les Gara introduced legislation (HB 201) which, if passed, would protect salmon streams and drinking water sources from toxic pesticides by establishing buffer zones. HB 201 would establish important…
  • Oct 2

    9th Circuit Panel Halts PortMac Rail Extension

    9th Circuit Panel Halts PortMac Rail Extension
    Anchorage, AK- Alaska families and salmon fisheries won a major court victory this week when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that all construction related to the controversial Port MacKenzie rail project is to be halted pending full…
  • Jul 24

    Alaska Agency to Block Public Review of Public Pesticide Project

    Alaska Agency to Block Public Review of Public Pesticide Project
    Go to Commentary to see the Alaska Dispatch op-ed on the Parnell administration's latest move to facilitate more herbicides in our salmon streams and families bodies.
Rank this Week: 4197

Alaska Injury Law Blog

Alaska Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile injuries, aviation claims, brain & spinal cord injuries, drug claims, bad faith insurance, product liability and psychological injuries. By Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon.

http://www.alaskainjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Special Needs Trusts and The ABLE Act

    Special Needs Trusts and The ABLE Act
    If you represent or care for a disabled person, you are likely already aware of special needs trusts. These trusts allow litigation proceeds, and other contributions, to be set aside so that the funds can be protected for the disabled…
  • Oct 19

    Special Needs Trusts and The ABLE Act

    Special Needs Trusts and The ABLE Act
    If you represent or care for a disabled person, you are likely already aware of special needs trusts. These trusts allow litigation proceeds, and other contributions, to be set aside so that the funds can be protected for the disabled…
  • Sep 29

    NTM Infections and Sorin Surgical Blanket

    NTM Infections and Sorin Surgical Blanket
    The FDA and the CDC have recently warned the public about the risk of contracting nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections associated with the use of the Sorin surgical blankets during cardiac and thoracic surgery. These surgical…
Rank this Week: 1441

Alaska Law Blawg

Alaska Law Blawg

Covers Alaska business law, litigation and recent decisions. By Clayton Walker.

http://aloinc.com/alaska-law-blawg/
  • May 24

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section
    By: Clayton Walker We just spoke at the Alaska Bar Association — Bankruptcy Section on the issue of the Alaska usury statute.  We had less than two hour notice to prepare for the presentation.  The materials are available at…
  • May 11

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00
    By: Clayton Walker I’ve been told that the following Alaska Usury decision has stirred up a hornets nest with the Alaska Creditor’s Bar Association. Cox v. Cooper, 3AN-15-10101 CI (Alaska Sup. Ct., 18 Apr. 2016) (J. Morse).…
  • Apr 29

    Alaska Usury Interest Rule

    Alaska Usury Interest Rule
    By: Clayton Walker Has your lender violated Alaska usury laws?  Have you paid more than 10.5% interest on loans larger than $25,000.00? Are the loans from a person or non-bank? Do you still owe or have you paid any interest in the past…
Rank this Week: 1871

Alaska Law Blog

Alaska Law Blog

Alaska Law Blog covers commercial, business, banking, construction, engineering, real estate, and employment law litigation. By Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon.

http://www.alaskalawblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Mr. O'Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel

    Mr. O'Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel
    Mr. O'Donnell successfully represented Alaska Bar Association Counsel who were sued for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of a former Alaska District Court Judge in the course of seeking to have the plaintiff placed on interim…
  • Feb 17

    Mr. O'Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel

    Mr. O'Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel
    Mr. O'Donnell successfully represented Alaska Bar Association Counsel who were sued for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of a former Alaska District Court Judge in the course of seeking to have the plaintiff placed on interim…
  • Feb 17

    Mr. O’Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel

    Mr. O’Donnell Successfully Defends Alaska Bar Association Counsel
    Mr. O’Donnell successfully represented Alaska Bar Association Counsel who were sued for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of a former Alaska District Court Judge in the course of seeking to have the plaintiff placed on…
Rank this Week: 1446

Alaskablawg

Alaskablawg

Covers law and life in the last frontier.

http://alaskablawg.typepad.com/alaskablawg/
  • Mar 10

    Mug Shots on Parade

    Mug Shots on Parade
    Greg Beato writes about how mug shots erode the presumption of innocence in a thought-provoking article. I must admit that I check out the weekly roundup on The Smoking Gun on occasion. After reading this article, I will no longer do so.
  • Feb 27

    Innocence Before the Supreme Court

    Innocence Before the Supreme Court
    I haven't blogged recently because I've been absolutely swamped, but I wanted to take a brief moment to talk about a case coming up before the US Supreme Court on Monday. The case is District Attorney's Office for the Third Judicial District,…
  • Jan 10

    Alaska and the Death Penalty

    Alaska and the Death Penalty
    We in Alaska are fortunate to not have the death penalty. We have not had it for about 50 years. I am glad we don't have it. While that may seem obvious as a defense attorney, I can say that I grew up a strong believer in it. However, day…
Rank this Week: 2364

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Jul 20

    SUBCONTRACTORS ON WASHINGTON PUBLIC PROJECTS CAN NOW GET THEIR RETAINAGE MONEY SOONER

    SUBCONTRACTORS ON WASHINGTON PUBLIC PROJECTS CAN NOW GET THEIR RETAINAGE MONEY SOONER
    Subcontractors on public projects in Washington State will no longer be required to wait until final acceptance of the project to get their retainage money. A new statute, which goes into effect on July 23, 2017 and applies only to Washington…
  • Jul 7

    Acceptable Worksite: New City of Seattle Specification Provisions Now In Effect

    Acceptable Worksite: New City of Seattle Specification Provisions Now In Effect
    The City of Seattle’s City Purchasing & Contracting Services recently revised its General Special Provisions for City construction contracts to add new “Acceptable Worksite” language.  The City indicates that the…
  • Jun 29

    Nine Firm Members Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Star

    Nine Firm Members Recognized as Super Lawyers or Rising Star
    While we avoid using this blog as a platform for self-promotion, we recently received share-worthy distinctions, which both flatter and humble us. We invite you, our loyal readers, to celebrate in our success, which in great measure is due to…
Rank this Week: 1357

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Search Continues for Bristol Bay Crewman Who Went Overboard in Ugashik

    Search Continues for Bristol Bay Crewman Who Went Overboard in Ugashik
    The U.S. Coast Guard is still searching for a fisherman who went missing after going overboard in Ugashik Bay. Petty Officer Bill Colclough says the vessel Lady Colleen reported just after 12:00 a.m. Thursday that a crewman had gone…
  • Jul 27

    Scuba Diver Who Died in Hood Canal Identified

    Scuba Diver Who Died in Hood Canal Identified
    The Mason County Coroner’s office have released the name of a scuba diver who died this past Saturday in Washington state’s Hood Canal. Joshua Michael Parke of The Balles, Oregon, was on a training dive in the Sund Rock…
  • Jul 21

    Wreckage of Seattle-Based Crab Boat F/V DESTINATION Discovered in the Bering Sea

    Wreckage of Seattle-Based Crab Boat F/V DESTINATION Discovered in the Bering Sea
    A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Research Vessel has just located the wreck of the missing F/V DESTINATION that sank in the Bering Sea this past February. The vessel and its six crew members were tragically lost in the…
Rank this Week: 2519

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 321

The Polar Digress

The Polar Digress

Covers feminism in Alaska, Alaskan and general family law policy, child and parent-raising, and the meaning of life.

http://thepolardigress.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:
    HuffPo's Divorce Section: No Room for Reason on Domestic Violence?
  • Mar 31

    2 Boy

    2 Boy
    2 Boys Found Dead; Mom Rips the Courts - March 31, 2009 - Illinois(Excerpts from the Chicago Tribune article:)
  • Dec 15

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"
    Mad Magazine's "Clueless" Game
Rank this Week: 970