Alaska Bar Poll rating 19 applicants for Supreme Court released
Alaska: The Alaska Judicial Council has released the results of the Alaska Bar Poll rating results of the 19 applicants still in the running for the Alaska Supreme Court. The highest overall performance rating earned was 4.3 out of 5, and it was earned by Superior Court judges Trevor Stephens and Philip Volland. Full results can be viewed here.
The Judicial Council will proceed to interviews with the applicants and conduct a public hearing in October 2009. The Council is also soliciting public comment on the applicants via mail. Following the interviews, the Council will recommend a minimum of two names to the Governor, who will choose one for the appointment.