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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 22. Judiciary
- Chapter 5. The Supreme Court
- Section 15. Transfer of Appellate Cases.
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. Composition and General Powers of Supreme Court.
AS 22.05.015. Transfer of Appellate Cases.
- (a) The supreme court may transfer to the court of appeals for decision a case pending before the supreme court if the
case is within the jurisdiction of the court of appeals.
- (b) The supreme court may take jurisdiction of a case pending before the court of appeals if the court of appeals
certifies to the supreme court that the case involves a significant question of law under the Constitution of the
United States or under the constitution of the state or involves an issue of substantial public interest that should be
determined by the supreme court.
- (c) A case filed in the supreme court or in the court of appeals may not be dismissed by one court on the ground that it
is within the jurisdiction of the other court. The case shall be transferred to the proper court.
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