Category Archives: Alaska justice system
John Angell was the Director of the UAA Justice Center for the first several years I worked there starting in 1990. I still work there, but he’s emeritus. I took this self-portrait with him this past Tuesday at the annual … Continue reading
Today in court, cross-examination of Anthony Rollins, the former Anchorage Police Department officer accused of serial rape while on the job, concluded. Rollins continued to claim that any sexual contact he had with alleged victims was consensual in nature. Rther … Continue reading
Wednesday, February 9 at the trial of Anthony Rollins: before a packed courtroom, the ex-Anchorage Police Department officer accused of serial rape while on-duty took the stand in his own defense. Cross-examination by the prosecution is expected to resume on … Continue reading
Once again the trial of Anthony Rollins, the former Anchorage Police Department cop accused of serial rape — was livetweeted by Grace Jang of KTVA Channel 11 News, Christine Kim of KTUU Channel 2 News, and photographer Ken Fankhauser in … Continue reading
Today Christine Kim of KTUU Channel 2 News joined Grace Jang of KTVA Channel 11 News and photographer Ken Fankhauser in livetweeting the Anthony Rollins trial. And they tweeted a lot! — giving a very clear picture of what was … Continue reading
Anthony Rollins: the ex-APD officer now on trial accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while on-duty. A friend asked me why I had such strong interest in Rollins’ trial. Here’s my answer.
Not quite ALL about my 2009, because that would take a year to write. This only took several hours.
Accused serial rapist Anthony Rollins is an Anchorage police officer whose alleged crimes were perpetrated against at least 6 women while he was on duty. Members of his church, Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, are packing the court in droves. Are they helping him face the consequences of any crimes he committed? Or are they merely showing up in Christianist solidarity?
Providing the order and opinion of Judge John W. Sedwick (U.S. District Court for Alaska) in Miller v. Carpeneti, which he dismissed on September 11, 2009. This post also provides copes of the original complaint and motions in the case.