News & Alerts
- October 2, 2015 • PRESS RELEASE
United States Supreme Court Accepts Alaskanís Case Opposing Federal Regulatory Overreach
The Department of Law is pleased that the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear Sturgeon v. Masica, et al., a case in which Alaska filed an amicus brief asking the Court to take a stand against federal regulatory overreach.
- August 24, 2015 • PRESS RELEASE
State Files Opening Brief in Akiachak Appeal
Whether or not the federal government should be able to take lands into trust in Alaska presents complex policy issues for Alaska Tribes, the State, and all Alaska citizens. The Department of Law received numerous comments on both sides of the issue, illustrating the interest and passion that surrounds this topic.
- August 19, 2015 • CONSUMER ALERT
Attorneys General Reach Settlement with Amgen Concerning Illegal Marketing of Medications
The Attorneys General of 49 states have reached a settlement with Amgen Inc. to resolve allegations that Amgen unlawfully promoted medications Aranesp and Enbrel.
- August 7, 2015 • PRESS RELEASE
Judge Sentences Man to 15 Years for Attempted Murder on Police Officer
Today, 25 year old Frank Sambrano of Anchorage was sentenced to spend 15 years in prison for a 2014 attack on a police officer. Sambranoís sentence came as a result of his conviction in January 2015 for attempted murder in the first degree.
- July 30, 2015 • PRESS RELEASE
Attorney General Publishes Opinion on Tribal Protection Orders
Attorney General Craig Richards published a formal Attorney General Opinion today regarding whether state and local law enforcement can enforce a tribal protection order that has not been registered with the court system.