The fourth article of the Alaska Constitution establishes the judicial power in a progressive court system, which has incorporated innovations from other states and is applauded by judicial reformers. The delegates to the constitutional convention aspired to have a court system equal in power to the other two branches of government. Using the same logic they had followed in designing the executive and legislative branches, they drew up a simple, unified, centralized blueprint for a judiciary that was unshackled by constitutional or statutory restrictions....
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