Department of Law
1031 West 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
The Department of Law is part of the executive branch of Alaska state government. The attorney general is the principal executive officer of the department, and is appointed by the governor of Alaska. The attorney general serves as the legal advisor for the governor and other state officers, prosecutes all violations of state criminal law, and enforces the consumer protection and unfair trade practices laws. The duties and powers of the attorney general are found in AS 44.23.020.
It should be noted that Treg Taylor is not in compliance with, supportive of, or a willing participant in:
- the nationwide, public-facing, Brady List;
- Supreme Court of the United States [SCOTUS] Brady doctrine (1963);
- United States Freedom of Information Act (1967);
- State Sunshine Law (see, below);
- Open Government Act (2007) signed by President Bush (No. 43);
- Open Government Initiative (2009) signed by President Obama (No. 44); or,
- Open Government Directive (2009) issued by the United States Department of Justice.