On Friday, the ACLU of Alaska received an extremely callous deflection from the City of Nome in response to the ACLU’s September 24 letter seeking justice for Clarice “Bun” Hard
Anchorage, Alaska – The ACLU of Alaska is seeking justice for Clarice Hardy and other women residing in Nome who’ve been failed by local police.
This annual scholarship, established in the memory of former board member Joan Hamilton, promotes the education of Alaskan students who wish to pursue a career related to the law, advocate for Alaska Native rights, and defend the constitutional rights of rural Alaskans.
Today, the ACLU of Alaska filed suit against Governor Dunleavy to block his administration’s attempt to punish the Alaska Court System by vetoing $334,700 in its 2020 budget because the Alaska Supreme Court ruled in a manner at odds with his political views.
House Bill 49 is bad policy, fraught with attacks on the rights and protections guaranteed to all Alaskans under the U.S. and Alaska constitutions. Among these include protections against excessive government fines, as well as the rights to bail and the presumption of innocence.
Brian Hall, a Cherokee Indian who is currently a prisoner at Goose Creek Correctional Center (GCCC), wants nothing more than to practice and express his faith by wearing items with personal religious significance, a right denied to him by the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC).
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