Current Alaska Department of Law
policy suggests that no one should be arrested (or subsequently prosecuted) for conduct protected by Ravin.167 If followed, that policy will make it impossible for a court to consider a challenge to Ravin because State v.
(186) Though these decisions are not binding, (187) several prior superior court cases have addressed conflicts with Ravin and guide how trial court judges should respond if the Alaska Department of Law
were to rescind its directive requiring law enforcement agencies to respect Ravin and Noy and begin prosecuting individuals for possession of small amounts of marijuana in their homes.
(115) Responding to this request, the Alaska Department of Law
issued a memorandum explaining that C.R.H.
In response to an inquiry to the Alaska Department of Law
, the Department told the Author of only one state suspension or debarment matter.