UAA Justice Center

The Justice Center provides statewide justice-related education, research, and service.

Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) Program Evaluation

Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) Program Evaluation

Results from the Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) program evaluation conducted by the UAA Justice Center in partnership with the Tundra Women's Coalition (TWC) were presented in Bethel on Friday, October 23. The evaluation was two-pronged, focusing on the program effectiveness itself, and the short- and long-term benefits experienced by TAAV alumni over 18 years of age. Overall the results of the evaluation were positive. Click here for the executive summary and key findings.

AJSAC Fact Sheet
"Alaska Department of Corrections: Post-Conviction Incarcerated Population, 2005–2014"


Alaska Justice Forum 32(2–3)
Summer/Fall 2015

Alaska Department of Corrections: Post-Conviction Incarcerated Population, 2005–2014

The most recent issue of the AJSAC Fact Sheet presents data on post-conviction incarcerated populations supervised by the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC). The report focuses on post-conviction incarcerated populations by crime classifications and crime categories overall and within gender. The fact sheet is by Khristy Parker of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC).

Alaska Justice Forum 32(2–3), Summer/Fall 2015

The Summer/Fall 2015 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on a survey of studied on judicial selection methods used by U.S. states, selected milestones from the UAA Justice Center's 40-year history, an intervention to reduce public disorder in Anchorage's Town Square Park, 2014 institutional populations under authority of the Alaska Department of Corrections, and smart justice initiatives in Alaska.

Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska

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.

Accelerated Law School Admission Partners

University of Washington School of Law Willamette University College of Law

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.

Read more about the UW agreement and the Willamette University agreement.

Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice Center Legal Studies Program Coordinator, is the contact for questions about these programs. or (907) 786-1125.