A lot of people go to a bar, have a few too many drinks and decide to call for a cab or friend to pick them up. They wait while sitting in their car, and this scenario seems like a good, commonsense measure to avoid driving intoxicated.
In Alaska, a physical altercation can result in assault charges for the participants. The law differentiates between several types of assault, and the penalties may vary according to the seriousness of the charges.
Alaska is a beautiful place, known for its enticing scenery and charm. There is, unfortunately, an uglier side of the state, however. According to the Juneau Empire, 58 percent of Alaskan women have been victims of sexual or intimate partner violence.