Year In Review

In re Cummings

Posted on October 25th, 2013

[ETHICS]  In In re Cummings,[1] the supreme court held that removal is an appropriate sanction for a district court judge’s ex parte communications with an assistant district attorney (“ADA”) when the judge alerts the attorney to memorandum opinions supporting the attorney’s position in a case pending before the judge.[2] In April 2012, the Alaska Commission Continue Reading »

Thea G. v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services

Posted on October 25th, 2013

[FAMILY LAW]  In Thea G. v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services,[1] the supreme court held that, under the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), a person providing the expert testimony necessary to dissolve parental rights does not need to be an expert in Native culture.[2] Thea, the mother of two Indian children, had a Continue Reading »

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Year In Review

In re Cummings

Posted on October 25th, 2013

[ETHICS]  In In re Cummings,[1] the supreme court held that removal is an appropriate sanction for a district court judge’s ex parte communications with an assistant district attorney (“ADA”) when the judge alerts the attorney to memorandum opinions supporting the attorney’s position in a case pending before the judge.[2] In April 2012, the Alaska Commission Continue Reading »

Thea G. v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services

Posted on October 25th, 2013

[FAMILY LAW]  In Thea G. v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services,[1] the supreme court held that, under the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), a person providing the expert testimony necessary to dissolve parental rights does not need to be an expert in Native culture.[2] Thea, the mother of two Indian children, had a Continue Reading »

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