Legal System Summary
Alaska’s lawsuit system tends to perform well. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Alaska 12 in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. While Alaska’s civil justice system could use a few improvements, the legal system most often delivers well-reasoned results.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.5 - 1.36%
NERA Economic Consulting completed a study quantifying the economic impact of passing a bevy of lawsuit reforms. According to the report, passage of a complete package of lawsuit reforms could increase employment in Alaska between 0.5 and 1.36%.