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Part Two The Alaska Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV The Judiciary

From: The Alaska State Constitution

Gerald A. McBeath

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

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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