The Justice Center provides statewide justice-related education, research, and service.
The UAA campus and the Justice Center will be closed Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.
The Justice Center will reopen on Tuesday, September 8 at 8:00 AM. However, there will be no classes that day.
Have a safe and healthy Labor Day!
Alaska Justice Forum 32(1)
The most recent issue of the AJSAC Fact Sheet presents data on admissions to, and confined populations in, the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2004 to 2013, focusing on incarcerated populations and rates, in both in-state and out-of-state facilities, as well as populations and rates in special supervision programs such as Community Residential Centers (CRCs) and electronic monitoring (EM). Data was compiled using the annual DOC Offender Profile publications for 2004 to 2013. The fact sheet is by Khristy Parker of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC).
The Spring 2015 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and alcohol abuse in adulthood, expungement and otherwise limiting public access to criminal records, police–public contacts in Anchorage, and officer-involved shootings in Anchorage.
Alaska Victimization Survey results for the Nome Census Area, released on February 11, 2015, show that more than half of adult women in the Nome Census Area have experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence or both. For details of the survey, see the Nome Census Area page, the summary of findings, and the Powerpoint presentation.
The Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) provides estimates of intimate partner violence and sexual violence experienced by adult women in Alaska. Statewide estimates were produced in 2010 and regional estimates were produced in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. The AVS is an ongoing survey.
UAA has partnered with the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle and Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon to provide qualified UAA students the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate degree and law degree on an accelerated schedule — typically in 6 years instead of 7.
Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice Center Legal Studies Program Coordinator, is the contact for questions about these programs. firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 786-1125.
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