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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
- Chapter 61. Rights of Victims; Protection of Victims and Witnesses
- Section 130. Disclosure During Court Proceedings.
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. Disclosure of Victim's Name.
AS 12.61.130. Disclosure During Court Proceedings.
- (a) During a trial or hearing related to a criminal prosecution, the residence and business addresses and telephone
numbers of a victim of or witness to the charged offense may not be disclosed in open court, and a victim or witness
may not be required to provide the addresses or telephone numbers in response to questioning, unless the court
determines that the information is necessary and relevant to the facts of the case. The burden to establish the need
and relevance for disclosure is on the party seeking disclosure. Before ordering disclosure, the court shall take
appropriate measures to minimize the risk of personal harm to the victim or witness that would result from the
- (b) The address or telephone number of a victim of or witness to a charged offense may not be placed in the court file or
court documents relating to that offense except when
- (1) the address is used to identify the place of the crime; or
- (2) the address or telephone number is contained in a transcript of a court proceeding and disclosure of the address or
telephone number was ordered under (a) of this section.
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