Alaska Department of Law ( DOL Alaska )

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About Alaska Department of Law

The Department of Law is part of the executive branch of Alaska state government. The attorney general is the principal executive officer of the department, and is appointed by the governor of Alaska. The attorney general serves as the legal advisor for the governor and other state officers, prosecutes all violations of state criminal law, and enforces the consumer protection and unfair trade practices laws. The duties and powers of the attorney general are found in AS 44.23.020.
The Attorney General's Office supports the attorney general in his performance as legal advisor to the governor and chief administrator of the three divisions of the Department of Law.

DOL Alaska press release, blog etc

01/28/2019 - 03:19 Attorney General alleges fraudulent distribution by opioid manufacturer Mallinckrodt
01/23/2019 - 12:20 Bear cub poacher sentenced to three months in jail, 10 year hunting ban, and forfeiture of boat, truck, firearms, and gear
01/18/2019 - 06:41 Attorney General files lawsuit alleging business identity theft
01/16/2019 - 07:03 Robert Gallamore convicted of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree
01/06/2019 - 22:39 For-profit education company to forgo collecting loans, change practices in agreement with Alaska, 48 AGs
01/06/2019 - 21:47 Judge sentences Kodiak man to 11 Years for robbery and surreptitious recording
01/02/2019 - 22:03 Court upholds tax credit bond legislation, grants State's motion to dismiss
12/18/2018 - 02:19 Attorney General appoints long-time prosecutor to head Anchorage DA's Office
12/06/2018 - 18:13 Anchor Point Man Sentenced for Poaching and Wasting Three Moose
11/26/2018 - 20:28 Ninth Circuit Upholds Majority of Alaskas Campaign Finance Limits for Candidates
11/20/2018 - 19:11 Grand Jury Indicts Two Anchorage Men for Eklutna Homicide
11/08/2018 - 05:27 State sues BLM over title to more land beneath Fortymile River
10/25/2018 - 03:57 Attorney General Alleges Fraudulent Distribution by Opioid Distributors
10/23/2018 - 15:49 Fuel-Tanker Driver Pleads Guilty to Oil Pollution
10/12/2018 - 16:43 Kenai man sentenced in unlicensed sport fishing guiding case; sport fishing vessel forfeit
10/11/2018 - 16:34 State Receives Federal Grant for Overdose Death Review Panel
10/10/2018 - 17:42 Alaska Receives $900,000 Grant for Diversion Agreements with Tribal Courts
10/02/2018 - 21:20 Attorney General Honors Michael Gershel with Pro Bono Service Award