Latest Alaska Attorney General's Office News

Constitution bars Alaska attorney general case, judge says

Jul. 29, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A lawsuit by Alaska's attorney general against the Legislative Affairs Agency is really an action by the governor against the Legislature that is barred by the Alaska Constitution, a state court judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Judge Herman...

Alaska lawyer out of job after social media post inquiry

Jul. 28, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An assistant attorney general in Alaska identified by a news outlet as the person behind a social media account that posted racist and antisemitic comments no longer works for the state Department of Law, an agency spokesperson said. Grace Lee told...

Judge hears arguments in Alaska budget dispute lawsuit

Jul. 23, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge said he planned to issue a ruling next week in a lawsuit filed by Alaska's attorney general that raised questions about when the state budget takes effect. Superior Court Judge Herman Walker Jr. announced his plans after hearing...