State of Alaska Department of Law Office of the Attorney General News

Alaska Supreme Court rules 'Stand for Salmon' initiative unconstitutional

By Marian Johns | Aug 16, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Supreme Court has agreed with the state of Alaska that a ballot measure that would prohibit development of projects damaging waters that support migrating fish, contains some unconstitutional provisions.

Alaska Superior Court denies Purdue Pharma request to dismiss deceptive opioid promotions claims

By Marian Johns | Jul 30, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Superior Court has denied the request of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LLC to dismiss five state claims, alleging deceptive practices in promoting opioid use.

STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF LAW OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: State Can Continue Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

By Press release submission | Jul 18, 2018

State of Alaska Department of Law Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on July 12.Alaska’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, LLC for its role in the opioid crisis passed its first legal hurdle today.

Alaska sues U.S. for ownership of land underneath portions of Knik River

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 25, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth announced April 19 that the state is suing the United States to assert ownership of the land underlying portions of Knik River.

Alaska oil company to pay settlement for alleged spill

By Mark Payne | Jan 8, 2015

Aleut Enterprise LLC (AE) agreed to a settlement with Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty's office on Tuesday after it allegedly caused an oil spill on Adak Island, which led to environmental damage.

Alaskan company pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

By Mark Payne | Dec 3, 2014

An Alaskan company on Friday plead guilty to medical assistance fraud following allegations by Attorney General Michael C. Geraghty's office that employees at the personal care firm participated in a large Medicaid fraud scheme.

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