Alaska Statutes.
Title 22. Judiciary
Chapter 7. The Court of Appeals
Section 40. Qualifications of Judges.
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AS 22.07.040. Qualifications of Judges.

A judge of the court of appeals shall be a citizen of the United States and of the state, a resident of the state for five years immediately preceding appointment, have been engaged for not less than eight years immediately preceding appointment in the active practice of law, and at the time of appointment be licensed to practice law in the state. For purposes of this section, the active practice of law is the same as defined for the justices of the supreme court in AS 22.05.070 .

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