Administrative Law

  • Botson v. Municipality of Anchorage In Botson v. Municipality of Anchorage, the supreme court held that, in order for the results of a breath alcohol test to be admissible as evidence, the officer administering the test need only substantially, and not strictly, comply with the test-related procedures prescribed by the Department of Public Safety, so long as the test’s ...
  • Estrada v. State   In Estrada v. State, The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (the Department) issued a statewide regulation specifying how many fish may be harvested annually under a subsistence fishing ...
  • Pacifica Marine, Inc. v. Solomon Gold, Inc.   In Pacifica Marine, Inc. v. Solomon Gold, Inc., In 2011, the Department of Natural Resources (Department) auctioned 20,000 acres ...
  • DeVilbiss v. Matanuska-Susitna Borough In DeVilbiss v. Matanuska-Susitna Borough, In 1981, an RSA in Matanuska-Susitna Borough was expanded by annexing territory ...
  • McGlinchy v. State, Department of Natural Resources     In McGlinchy v. State, Department of Natural Resources, the supreme court affirmed the lower court’s decision holding that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) had not misapplied the law in denying the appellants permit to mine a mineral deposit for use as construction rock.2 In May 2010, M & M Constructors, owned by James ...
  • Nunamta Alukestai v. State   In Nunamta Alukestai v. State, Pebble Limited Partnership (“PLP”) applied for, and received, a Miscellaneous Land ...
  • Haar v. State, Dep’t of Administration   In Haar v. State, Dep’t of Administration, Initial ...
  • State, Alaska Police Standards Council v. Parcell     In State, Alaska Police Standards Council v. Parcell, Following a string of sexually offensive behavior towards his coworkers as well as borderline dishonesty in the ensuing investigation of his conduct, Parcell, a police officer, found his ...
  • State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services v. Gross   In State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services v. Gross, the supreme court held that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services does not need to replicate the federal Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) analysis to determine state interim assistance benefits, but cannot deny state benefits to persons eligible for SSI who are unable ...
  • Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage   In Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage, After working as a firefighter for the Municipality of Anchorage for over thirty years, John Adamson retired in ...

Administrative Law

  • Botson v. Municipality of Anchorage In Botson v. Municipality of Anchorage, the supreme court held that, in order for the results of a breath alcohol test to be admissible as evidence, the officer administering the test need only substantially, and not strictly, comply with the test-related procedures prescribed by the Department of Public Safety, so long as the test’s ...
  • Estrada v. State   In Estrada v. State, The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (the Department) issued a statewide regulation specifying how many fish may be harvested annually under a subsistence fishing ...
  • Pacifica Marine, Inc. v. Solomon Gold, Inc.   In Pacifica Marine, Inc. v. Solomon Gold, Inc., In 2011, the Department of Natural Resources (Department) auctioned 20,000 acres ...
  • DeVilbiss v. Matanuska-Susitna Borough In DeVilbiss v. Matanuska-Susitna Borough, In 1981, an RSA in Matanuska-Susitna Borough was expanded by annexing territory ...
  • McGlinchy v. State, Department of Natural Resources     In McGlinchy v. State, Department of Natural Resources, the supreme court affirmed the lower court’s decision holding that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) had not misapplied the law in denying the appellants permit to mine a mineral deposit for use as construction rock.2 In May 2010, M & M Constructors, owned by James ...
  • Nunamta Alukestai v. State   In Nunamta Alukestai v. State, Pebble Limited Partnership (“PLP”) applied for, and received, a Miscellaneous Land ...
  • Haar v. State, Dep’t of Administration   In Haar v. State, Dep’t of Administration, Initial ...
  • State, Alaska Police Standards Council v. Parcell     In State, Alaska Police Standards Council v. Parcell, Following a string of sexually offensive behavior towards his coworkers as well as borderline dishonesty in the ensuing investigation of his conduct, Parcell, a police officer, found his ...
  • State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services v. Gross   In State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services v. Gross, the supreme court held that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services does not need to replicate the federal Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) analysis to determine state interim assistance benefits, but cannot deny state benefits to persons eligible for SSI who are unable ...
  • Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage   In Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage, After working as a firefighter for the Municipality of Anchorage for over thirty years, John Adamson retired in ...