There are 38 Courts in Alaska, serving a population of 738,565 people in an area of 570,488 square miles. There is 1 Court per 19,435 people, and 1 Court per 15,012 square miles.
The state of Alaska is ranked 20th in Courts per capita, and 51st in Courts per square mile.
Find Alaska Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.
Alaska Appellate Courts
Court Name: Alaska Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Statute
Place(s) of Session: Anchorage
Number of Judges: 3
Court Name: Alaska Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks
Number of Judges: 5
|Court Name||Source of Authority||Geographic Jurisdiction||Number of Judges|
|Alaska District Court||State Legislation||Statewide||23|
|Alaska Superior Court||Constitution||Statewide||42|
|Court Type||Geographic Jurisdiction|
|Mental Health Courts||Local|
|Convicted Felons Disqualified||Yes|
|Residency Requirement||Apply for Permanent Fund Dividend with an Alaskan Home Address|
|Time Since Prior Jury Service||1 year|