Court of Appeals MO&J Opinions

- Recent Decisions -

These decisions are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here to download a free copy.

Older internet browsers like Internet Explorer 7 and earlier may not be able to display the document downloads correctly. Instead of upgrading, you may try using a different browser such as Chrome or Firefox to see if the page is displayed correctly.

MO&J Opinions are published weekly on Wednesdays at 8AM. If you have visited this page and not refreshed prior to 8AM Wednesday, please refresh to see the latest postings.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
6814 A12242 James L. Galaktianoff v State of Alaska
6813 A12839 James W. Grim v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
6812 A12358 Ausage Vaitagutu Mati v State of Alaska
6811 A12393 Justine L. Davis v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
6810 A12535 Keng Her v State of Alaska
6809 A12648 Johnny Darnell Degrate, II v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6808 A12551 Hal William Priser v. State of Alaska
6807 A12418 Joshua J. Wodyga v State of Alaska
6806 A12441 Michael Joseph Davis, Jr. v State of Alaska
6805 A12646 Jimmy Aaron Lampley v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
6804 A12371, A12372, A12401 Jerry Dion Nusbaum v State of Alaska, Jerry Dion Nusbaum v State of Alaska, State of Alaska v. Jerry Dion Nusbaum
6803 A12612 Michael Keith Ellis v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6802 A12048 Lloyd W. Davis, Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6801 A12527 Simeon Nicholas Standifer v State of Alaska
6800 A12138 Estate of Jim Ferguson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6799 A12327 Cory Wells v. State of Alaska
6798 A12454 Adam M. Milazzo v State of Alaska
6797 A12412, A12421 Nicholas K. Huff v State of Alaska, Nicholas K. Huff v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
6796 A12555 Corinna Lynne Baehm-Noble v. Municipality of Anchorage
6795 A12546 Peter Ballot v. State of Alaska
6794 A12670 Roosevelt Hearod Jr. v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A12428 Ralph Loren Barenz II v. State of Alaska
A12451 Lawrence Gregory v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
A12386 Leticia Delpriore v State of Alaska
A12341 Ivan Bolden v State of Alaska
A12461 Arnold Darren David v State of Alaska
A12799 Gilbert J. Olanna v. State of Alaska
A12710 William Sakeagak v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
A12590 Ralph Eldon Nayokpuk v State of Alaska
A12591 Thorton P. Depriest v State of Alaska
A12197 Richard Martin O'Connor v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
A12219 Jeffery K. Holt v State of Alaska
A12095 Dustin Durran Peters v State of Alaska
A12615 Timothy Barclay v State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A12533 James Mollet v. State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
A12006 Joshua Wade v State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
A12642 Danny E. Conway v State of Alaska
A12192 Terence Clyde Gray v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
A12465 Charles Needham v State of Alaska
A12611 Isaac John Horman v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A12408 Jeremy Edan Smith v State of Alaska
A11667 Jason Nickolas Ackerman v State of Alaska
A12350 Francis Mark Roach v State of Alaska
A12116 James Laneal Lee v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
A12395 Karan Vanae Clifton v State of Alaska
A12396 Steve Claudy Lapitre v State of Alaska
A12201 Jim Thornhill v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
A12776 Clifton Howard Pines v Municipality of Anchorage
A12391 Earl E. Pickering, Jr. v State of Alaska
A12485 Ronald Sackett v State of Alaska
A12252 Matthew John Jones v State of Alaska
A12410 Colin R. Cotting v State of Alaska
A12630 Robert R. Hernandez v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
A12811 Clifford Lee v State of Alaska
A12741 Starla Mary Miller v State of Alaska
A12277 Ty Douglas v State of Alaska
A12678 Sean Aubrey v State of Alaska
A12944 Joshua Reed v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
A12355 Jason Michael Lambert v State of Alaska
A12162 Shane Lee Davis v State of Alaska
A11925 James Martin Marquez v State of Alaska
A12593 Costia Inga v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
A12522 Arkimedes Garcia v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
A12813 Victor West Jr v State of Alaska
A12302 Denni Rose Starr v State of Alaska
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
A11958 Viktor M. Malyk v State of Alaska
A12752 Ashley Dawn Stallings v Municipality of Anchorage
A12399 Logan Aaron Parsons v State of Alaska
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A12709 State of Alaska v Jason Erling Pfeifer
A12074 State of Alaska v P.W.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
A12858 Shane Lee Dougherty v State of Alaska
A12504 Daniel Rogers v State of Alaska
A12293 Newton Lindoff v State of Alaska
A12217 Michael E. Gardner v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
A12876 Loren J. Larson Jr. v State of Alaska
A12592 Tommie G. Patterson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A12625, A12626 Burt Colegrove IV v State of Alaska, Burt Colegrove IV v State of Alaska
A12644 William Alan Riley-Jennings v State of Alaska
A12694, A12703, A12704 Terrance Marcel Davis v State of Alaska, Terrance Marcel Davis v State of Alaska, Terrance Marcel Davis v State of Alaska
A12272 Jamie Don Cordell v State of Alaska
A11956 Antonio Scherell Hamilton v State of Alaska
A11858 Steven Knights v State of Alaska
A11982 Jack R. Shaw v State of Alaska
A11598 Karl Lee Thiele v State of Alaska
A11566, A11569 Jeffrey Indellicati v State of Alaska, Benjamin Cross v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
A12369 Vernon S. Bavilla v State of Alaska
A12686 Fred M. Esguerra v State of Alaska
A12121 Joshua Wagner v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
A12627 Ilya Gherman v State of Alaska
A12254 Tidiane Kone v State of Alaska
A12248 Todd Bergeron v State of Alaska
A12236 Leroy B. Dick, Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A12085 Philip S Phillips Jr v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
A12345 Trevor Moore-Barras v State of Alaska
A12349 Shana Lee Jones v State of Alaska
A12501 Leanne Alynn Grace v State of Alaska
A12080 Charles Wilkinson v State of Alaska
A12296 Jeffrey Lee Snider v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
A12305 Dawson Sult v State of Alaska
A12058 Eric Ambris v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
A12788 Bradley Scott Sekulich v State of Alaska
A12380 Gabriel Dennis v State of Alaska
A12434 Jason M. Bailey v State of Alaska
A12195 Anthony L. Moore v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A12869 Steven Russell Thomas v State of Alaska
A12576 Jordan R. Vonda v State of Alaska
A12361 Benjamin Wilson v State of Alaska
A12348 Parris Duane Wilson v State of Alaska
A12387 Frank James Sambrano v State of Alaska
A12225 Lawrence R. Luke v State of Alaska
A12190 Nathaniel Paul Hanley v State of Alaska
A12155 Keng Her v State of Alaska
A11990 Oscar Christiansen v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A12650 Clarence Kameroff v State of Alaska
A12835 Brett Talmadge v State of Alaska
A12430 Robert Itta, Sr. v State of Alaska
A12273 Harold Pete Kankanton v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
A12177 Nathan Garcia v State of Alaska
A12362 Joseph M. Daley, IV v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
A12833 Mark A. Abrell v State of Alaska
A12508 James E. Hottenstein v State of Alaska
A12480 Jody Bart Lyon v State of Alaska
A12525, A12526 Siaosi Sila v State of Alaska, Siaosi Sila v State of Alaska
A12550 Ernest Dale Baker, Jr. v State of Alaska
A12353 Kendra Ashley Beans v State of Alaska
A12400 Ryan Antoghame v State of Alaska
A12474 William Charles Davis v State of Alaska
A12304 Randy E. McDaniel, Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A12851 Richard D. Pomeroy v State of Alaska
A12840 Nikola Nazarevich Basargin v State of Alaska
A12623 Robert Johnson v State of Alaska
A12446 Daniel Josef McDermott v State of Alaska
A12414 Chastity L. Peterson v State of Alaska
A12402, A12545 Richard Erdmann v State of Alaska, Taylor Ross Smith v State of Alaska
A12383 Andrew Thomas v Municipality of Anchorage
A12365 Ivan Berezyuk v State of Alaska
A12589 Elizabeth M. Wolverton v State of Alaska
A12193 James Mavromatis v State of Alaska
A12251 Robert O. Davis, III v State of Alaska
A12246 Eugene J. Bourdon v State of Alaska
A12071 Desmond Jermaine Cooks v State of Alaska
A10993, A11033 Dieu Van Le v State of Alaska, Dieu Van Le v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
A12479 Kenneth Roy Jonas v State of Alaska
A12366 Marvin Colbert v State of Alaska
A12210 David Matthew Lopez v State of Alaska
A12113 John Wayne Preston v State of Alaska
A12226 Gregory Gould Weaver, II v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
A12464 Jack Lott v State of Alaska
A12235 Mark Anderson v State of Alaska
A12200 Mark Alan Downs v State of Alaska
A12187 Curtis Vincent Powell v State of Alaska
A11828 David Andrew Sanders v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A12476 Loren J. Larson, Jr. v Joe Schmidt, Commissioner of Corrections, et al.
A12438 Gregory D. Curtis v State of Alaska
A12690 William Thomas Hanrath v State of Alaska
A12262 Brandon Russell-Durant v State of Alaska
A12319 Emmanuel Cancel v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
A12373 Rudyard Ramos v State of Alaska
A12905 Bennie Gene Turner v State of Alaska
A12307 Sam Alexie v State of Alaska
Thursday, July 5, 2018
A12676 Randy L. Giddings v State of Alaska
A12463 Donald Doyon v State of Alaska
A12450 Charles Paul Jacobson v State of Alaska
A11850 Samuel Earl Wise v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A12376 Louisa Kuku v State of Alaska
A11981 Lowell Tyson Ford v State of Alaska
A11371 Zebulon Whisler v State of Alaska
A11676 Andrew Dayton v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A12336 Stephen Henry Nickoli v State of Alaska
A12209 Jeffrey Richard Beilen v State of Alaska
A12069 David Standifer v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
A12388 Arvin Morse Kangas v State of Alaska
A12411 Scott Alan Higgins v State of Alaska
A11836 Donald McDonald v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
A12448 Phillip W. Tillotson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A12047 Carl Timothy Forester v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
A12320 Mark Stephin Horton v State of Alaska
A12297 Brandon Patrick Collins, Jr. v State of Alaska
A12389 Golga Kelila, III v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
A11891 Timothy B. Bedwell v State of Alaska
A12524, A12523 Emanual Itta v State of Alaska, Emanual Itta v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
A12281 Jack Rueben Shaw v State of Alaska
A11508 Sherrie Ace v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
A12354 Daniel G. Jackson v State of Alaska
A11479 Keith O. Matthews v State of Alaska
A11767 William M. Bahl v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
A12596 Frank Marshall v State of Alaska
A12175 Ryan Wilbur Lloyd Dyer v State of Alaska
A12143 Charles Edwards v State of Alaska
A12126 Desaray Ancheta v State of Alaska
A11400 James Howard Wease v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A12491 Kiramarie Gray v State of Alaska
A12237 Colten Evan Zaukar v State of Alaska
A11913 Darrel W. Vandergriff v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
A12467 David W. Mason v State of Alaska
A12317 Robert James Littlefield v State of Alaska
A11759 Martin C. Smith v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
A12280 Burt Gregory Merculief, Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
A12146 Ross Cecil Willner v State of Alaska
A12078 Frank Byron Yarra, Jr. v State of Alaska
A11165 Jason Rogers v State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
A12082 Ronald Winters v State of Alaska
A12094 David Melton v State of Alaska
A12337 Kendra F. Larson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
A12379 John Clint Sherwood v State of Alaska
A12602 Brandon Schmid v State of Alaska
A11953 Steven M. Hinshaw v State of Alaska
A12030 Gerald M. Nagaruk v State of Alaska
A12066 Adolph Rivers v State of Alaska
A12283 Dorcas K. Willie v State of Alaska
A12263 Scott McIntyre v State of Alaska
Friday, March 9, 2018
A12572 State of Alaska v Tisha Dee Watts
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
A12266, A12255 Eli S. Mendenhall v State of Alaska, Eli Mendenhall v State of Alaska
A12253 Christopher S. Dillard v State of Alaska
A12292 Shaun Patrick Miller v State of Alaska
A12016 Stephen J. Borozny v State of Alaska
A11923 Michael A. Roberts v State of Alaska
A11421 Byron Edward Syvinski v State of Alaska
A11571 Vincent Libertino v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
A12552 George M. Klinkert v State of Alaska
A11903 Alvin E. Wassillie v State of Alaska
A11954 Yako M. Andrew v State of Alaska
A12044 Andrew Ball v State of Alaska
A12206 Jerry P. Hughes v State of Alaska
A12212 Nikki Christina Hoffman v State of Alaska
A12174 Stuart Ravn v State of Alaska
A12157 William Findlay Abbott v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A12357 Richard Hickman v State of Alaska
A12316 Levi Evangelista v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
A12679 Bernie Alexia v State of Alaska
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
A12224 Enrique M. Lino v State of Alaska
A12156 Owen Keiper v State of Alaska
A11490 Lenard Louis Johnson v State of Alaska
A11766 David F. Thomas v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
A12106 State of Alaska v Alex Sheldon
A12543 Xavier Pete, Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
A12194 Clarence Edward Woods v State of Alaska
A12264 Robert J. Goldstein v State of Alaska
A12287 Mark J. Kon v State of Alaska
A12306 Jocelyne Agimuk v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
A12351 Donna Armey v State of Alaska
A12675 Duol Chuol v State of Alaska
A12742 A.C. (a minor) v State of Alaska
A12803 D.N. v State of Alaska
A12218 Edward Joseph Page v State of Alaska
A12186 Jeffrey C. Fleek v State of Alaska
A11971 Lindsey Duny v State of Alaska
A12001 Murville L. Lampkin v State of Alaska
A11876 Steven D. Berry v State of Alaska
A11848 Franklin P. Gregory Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
A11920 Crystal Dawn Young v State of Alaska
A11936 Damian Blake v State of Alaska
A12028 Brenda Cleveland v State of Alaska
A12137 Elliott Isaiah Hernandez v State of Alaska
A12133 Leon Ruaro v State of Alaska
A12308 George Steven Strom III v State of Alaska
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
A12290 Bukurim Miftari v State of Alaska
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
A11565 John N. Marvin v State of Alaska
A12299 Anthony Kenneth Camara v State of Alaska
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
A12010 Suzette Welton v State of Alaska
A11360 Samuel Lokomaikai S. Jones v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A11867 Mark J. Kon v State of Alaska
A11657, A11658 Micah J. Beshaw v State of Alaska, Micah J. Beshaw v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
A11985 Shelly Fall v State of Alaska
A12240 Jeremy S. Deach v State of Alaska
A12567, A12568, A12577 Lonnie Reed, Jr. v State of Alaska, Lonnie Reed, Jr. v State of Alaska, Lonnie Reed, Jr. v State of Alaska
A12363 James Henry Jones v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
A12352 Allison Clair Tennyson v State of Alaska
A11945 Ronald A. McIntosh v State of Alaska
A11513 Jason Neil Downard v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
A12472 Rocky Dean Stiers v State of Alaska
A11849 Kosmos Olinga Sanders Harrison v State of Alaska
A11634 Lyn Roger Christian v State of Alaska
A11806 Patrick Robert Ferreira v State of Alaska
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
A12284 Nathanial E. Honeycutt v State of Alaska
A12291 Robert Dorr v State of Alaska
A12150 Edward Parks v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A12571 Richard Dale Pomeroy v State of Alaska
A12800 Cade Weston Morgan v City of Seward
A11844 John Russell Ingles v State of Alaska
A11885 Gary Arthur Martin v State of Alaska
A11901 Carl A. Custer v State of Alaska
A11907 Byron Demantle v State of Alaska
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A11973 Adrian C. Hotchkiss v State of Alaska
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
A12661 Troy Baker v State of Alaska
Thursday, September 28, 2017
A11847 Leon Duane Bradford v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
A11906, A11812 Michael C. Redfox v State of Alaska, Michael C. Redfox v State of Alaska
A11817, A11773 Cameron Brian Ivon v State of Alaska, David James Paul v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
A12394 Joshua Ryan Beaty v State of Alaska
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
A12288 Tyrell Renner v State of Alaska
A11846 Ismael T. Balallo v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
A11533 Triston A. Delaney v State of Alaska
A11558 Michael D. Ponte v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A12405 Douglas J. Evans v State of Alaska
A12136 Lindsey Duny v State of Alaska
A11772 Alper Johnson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
A11875 Frank Byron Yarra Jr. v State of Alaska
A12214 Jesse Barron-Katairoak, Jr. v State of Alaska
A12118, A12120 Michael Hedgpeth v State of Alaska, Mark Preston Purcella v State of Alaska
A12124 Vaomala Talivaa v State of Alaska
A12356 Lemmie Spradlin v State of Alaska
A11810, A11800, A11809 Dean A. Wilson v State of Alaska, Dean A. Wilson v State of Alaska, Dean A. Wilson v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
A12429 Daniel Sam Kashatok v State of Alaska
A12140, A12139 Robert L. Beans, Jr. v State of Alaska, Robert L. Beans, Jr. v State of Alaska
A11728 Morgan R. Asicksik v State of Alaska
A11737 Morgan R. Asicksik v State of Alaska
A11738 Morgan R. Asicksik v State of Alaska
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
A11814 Demond D. Snowden v State of Alaska
A11548 Samuel Duane Mishler v State of Alaska
A11518 Samuel Dean Cody Jordan v State of Alaska
A12171 Karen Renee Hudson v State of Alaska
A12497 Feodor Konovalov v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A12191 Sandra Reese v State of Alaska
A12025 Jason Earl Selvester v State of Alaska
A12050 Rafael Manual Montas v State of Alaska
A12343 Michael Mendenhall v State of Alaska
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
A11707 Michael J. Voyles v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A12102 Wynter Cathey v State of Alaska
A12639 Ryan C. L. Witte v State of Alaska
A11710 Douglas R. Ely v State of Alaska
A11784 Jonathan D. Walker v State of Alaska
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
A12459 State of Alaska v James Barber
A11992 Margaret M. Butts v State of Alaska
A11962 Stanley James Edenfield v State of Alaska
A12037 William G. Yatchmenoff v State of Alaska
A12027 Rory C. Brown v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
A11888 Jeremiah Thrift v State of Alaska
A11889 Mishael Angaiak v State of Alaska
A11900 Edward V. Parks Jr. v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A12203 John Nelson Hunter v State of Alaska
A11567 James M. Lovett v State of Alaska
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
A12125 Joseph Turney v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
A11816 Kevin S. Patterson v State of Alaska
A11868 Noriel M. Carino v State of Alaska
A11979 Billy Jack Wiglesworth v State of Alaska
A12129 Gerald Harry Outwater v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A12151 Sharlene Rooker v State of Alaska
A11989 Daniel Gerrick Jackson v State of Alaska
A11887 Thomas M. Beattie v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A11635 Lester C. Pitka v State of Alaska
A11751 John Smith v State of Alaska
A11510 Florence K. Bass v State of Alaska
A11401 James E. Barber v State of Alaska
A12330 David Alan Cimino v State of Alaska
A12087 John A. Hersh v State of Alaska
A11939 Frank W. Lee v State of Alaska
A11917 Richard Gerald Pocock v State of Alaska
A12051 Peter Jason Chunak v State of Alaska
A12059 Alex Jesus Cardenas v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
A11221 Kip Edward Lynch v State of Alaska
A12011 Martin E. Carroll v State of Alaska
A12199 Juan Jose Argueta v State of Alaska
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
A11778 William I. Buxton v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
A12107 Johnny Brandon Johnson v State of Alaska
A11861 Stephen Burgess v State of Alaska
A11578 Carl Thomas Washington v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A11824 John J. Charlie v State of Alaska
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
A12359 Mark Alan Downs v State of Alaska
A12500 Sidney R. Hertz v State of Alaska
A12111 Austin Harley Shield v State of Alaska
A12234 Sean Michael Lee v State of Alaska
A12229 Theresa Kenick v State of Alaska
A11899 Candace E. Bargy v State of Alaska
A12054 Dwayne Keeling v State of Alaska
A11643 Clarence E. Peter v State of Alaska
A11790 Christopher Frank Johnson v State of Alaska