09.19.010 Limitation on exemption from filing fees
09.19.020 Dismissal for material misstatements
09.19.030 Stay in prisoner disciplinary appeals
09.19.040 Injunctions or orders imposing obligations in prisoner cases
09.19.050 Discovery in prisoner cases
09.19.100 Definitions
09.19.200 Correctional facility litigation

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 19

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.