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Federal Issues

State v. Dupier (08/12/2005) sp-5932, 118 P2d 1039 (when federal law preempts state law)
Catalina Yachts v. Pierce (01/14/2005) sp-5860, 105 P2d 125 (federal preemption of state court rule)
Hutka v. Sisters of Providence in Washington (12/10/2004) sp-5851 (overtime pay under FLSA)
Hallam v. Alaska Airlines, Inc. (05/21/2004) sp-5809 (fed. preempts state law on airlines routes, prices)
Harris v. Westfall (04/30/2004) sp-5804 (waiver of child support against public policy)
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium v. Settlement Funds Held For or to be Paid on Behalf of E.R. (01/30/2004) sp-5775 (ANMC entitled to enforce lien against thrid party recovery but is liable for fees and costs)
ACS of Alaska, Inc. v. Regulatory Commission of Alaska (12/12/2003) sp-5762 (rural exemptions for telephone companies)
Ketchikan Gateway Borough v. Ketchikan Indian Corp. (08/15/2003) sp-5726 (local property taxes; federal exemption)
Marine Solution Services, Inc. v. Horton (05/16/2003) sp-5691 (Jones Act, negligence and unseaworthiness claims)
Garner v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services (01/31/2003) sp-5661 (Americans with Disabilities Act)
Nunez v. American Seafoods (07/12/2002) sp-5593 (Jones Act claim filed in state or federal court)
Foster v State Department of Transportation (11/16/2001) sp-5504 (jurisdiction pver Native allotments)
Krossa v All Alaskan Seafoods, Inc. et al. (10/12/2001) sp-5488 (applying state law to maritime claims)
Tlingit-Haida Regional Electrical Authority v. State, Alaska Public Utilities Commission (01/12/2001) sp-5357 (Federal preemption)
Standifer v. State (06/16/2000) sp-5289 (Bankruptcy; state concurrent jurisdiction)
Cavin v. State; Fish and Wildlife Protection Div. (04/07/2000) sp-5255 (Jones Act and unseaworthiness claims)
Chenega Corporation v. Exxon (11/22/1999) sp-5211 (Federal preemption in maritime cases)
Bodzai v. Arctic Fjord, Inc. (10/15/1999) sp-5195 (Maritime claims by employee)
Abbot v. Alaska Division of Marine Highway System, Inc. (05/14/1999) sp-5115, 979 P2d 994 (tolling maritime statute is federal issue)
Norcon, Inc. v. Kotowski (02/19/1999) sp-5085, 971 P2d 158 (pre-emption of state law issues by LMRA)
Alaska Southern Partners v. Prosser, Prosser, and Besse (01/22/1999) sp-5069, 972 P2d 161 (FDIC bank takeover)
Stratman v. Leisnoi, Inc. (12/18/1998) sp-5054, 969 P2d 1139 (ANCSA preempts local law re: real estate)
Quinn v. Alaska State Employees Association (08/29/1997) sp-4877, 944 P2d 468 (federal preemption of state law)
Dep't. of Transportation & Public Facilities et al. v. Sanders (08/22/1997) sp-4872, 944 P2d 453 (rely of FTCA for immunity precedents)
Law Offices of Vincent Vitale v. Tabbytite (07/25/1997) sp-4852, 942 P2d 1141 (concurrent jurisdiction with state court)
Alaska v. Arnariak (06/27/1997) sp-4844, 941 P2d 154 (fed. preemption of conflicting state law)
Hughes et al v. Foster Wheeler Co. et al (03/07/1997) sp-4790, 932 P2d 784 (admiralty, state jurisdiction)
Ferguson v. Ferguson (12/20/1996) sp-4449, 928 P2d 597 (Federal IFQ as marital property)
Hydaburg Cooperative Ass'n. v. Hydaburg Fisheries (10/17/1996) sp-4415, 925 P2d 246 (State cannot adjudicate tribal property)
Sopcak v. Northern Mountain Helicopter Services (10/11/1996) sp-4411, 924 P2d 1006 (Warsaw Convention)
Stone v. International Marine Carriers, Inc. (06/21/1996) sp-4358, 918 P2d 551 (willful failure to pay injured seaman)
Scott v. Briggs Way Co. (01/19/1996) sp-4311, 909 P2d 345 (Jones Act)
Totemoff v. Alaska (10/20/1995) sp-4276, 905 P2d 954 (federal vs. state control of game laws)
Kopanuk v. AVCP Regional Hospital (09/15/1995) sp-4257, 902 P2d 766 (HUD regs don't control state law)
Gunderson v. University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska Railroad Corporation (09/08/1995) sp-4255, 9902 P2d 323 (Antitrust; Noerr-Pennington)
Totemoff v. State of Alaska (08/07/1995) sp-4236 (federal vs. state control of game laws)
L. Capener v. Tanagusix Corp. (11/04/1994) sp-4142, 884 P2d 1060 ("occupant" under ANCSA)
Basel et al v. Westward Trawlers et al (03/04/1994) sp-4064, 869 P2d 1185 (admiralty, state law)
R. Dingeman v. A. Dingeman (12/23/1993) sp-4038, 865 P2d 94 (using FRCP to interpret ARCP)
Hildebrandt v. Malone and City of Fairbanks (11/12/1993) sp-4026, 863 P2d 240 (1983, failure to train employee)
Bjornsson v. U.S. Dominator, Inc. (11/12/1993) sp-4023, 863 P2d 235 (federal admiralty protection, seamen)
Dept. of Health and Social Svcs. v. Hospital and Nursing Home Assoc. (07/16/1993) sp-3972, 856 P2d 755 (exhaust remedies before 1983)
Dayhoff v. Temso Helicopters (03/26/1993) sp-3940, 848 P2d 1367 (preemption over state law)
Wagner v. Key Bank of Alaska (01/22/1993) sp-3921, 846 P2d 112 (bankruptcy jurisdiction)
In the Matter of F.P., W.M. and A.M. (12/18/1992) sp-3906, 843 P2d 1214 (ICWA, village custody jurisdiction)
Nenana Fuel Co. v. Venetie (07/24/1992) sp-3869, 834 P2d 1229 (tribal sovereign immunity)
J. Lyman v. State (01/17/1992) sp-3797, 824 P2d 703 (1983)
C.G.A. & I. Jousma v. State & C.G.A. (01/10/1992) sp-3795, 824 P2d 1364 (attaching social security)
McKeown et al v. Kinney Shoe Corp. (11/15/1991) sp-3774, 820 P2d 1068 (refer to fed case law)
Darling v. Standard AK Prod.Co., et al. (10/17/1991) sp-3765, 818 P2d 677 (patents)
Brown v. State & Div. of Marine Highway Systems (08/30/1991) sp-3747, 816 P2d 1368 (maritime)
Kissick v. Schmierer (08/23/1991) sp-3740, 816 P2d 188 (federal preemption)
M. Barber v. National Bank of AK & D. Wallace (07/26/1991) sp-3721, 815 P2d 857 (collection practices)

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