• Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 7, No. 2 (Summer 1990)

      Ender, Richard L. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1990-06)
      The Summer 1990 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents findings from a 1989 study of the Alaska bar membership, which analyzed sex-based differences between resident members of the Alaska Bar Association regarding economic and professional status and career path, particularly with regard to the "gender gap" in law practice income. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports on federal, state, and local government expenditures and employment in civil and criminal justice in fiscal year 1988. Uniform Crime Report figures reported in the FBI's annual Crime in the United States found a slight drop in the crime rate in Alaska between 1988 and 1989. John Angell returns as Director of the Justice Center at University of Alaska Anchorage.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 7, No. 3 (Fall 1990)

      Trostle, Lawrence C.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Rieger, Lisa (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1990-10)
      The Fall 1990 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents findings from a report on the progress of Los Angeles Police Department in actively recruiting women and minorities in response to a 1980 federal consent decree mandating changes in its recruitment, selection, training, and employment practices. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports statistics on criminal victimization for 1989 from the National Crime Survey, which measures personal and household offenses, including crimes not reported to police. The Alaska Sentencing Commission, created to evaluate Alaska’s sentencing laws and practices and to recommend improvements, begins its work.
    • Potentially Discriminatory Criminal Justice Agency Policies

      Angell, John E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1980-11)
      This report describes potential sources of discrimination in the Alaska criminal justice system related to agency policies and procedures. The study relied on policy and procedural manuals and other written materials describing operational practices and organizational and management information about criminal justice operations. The report identifies policy areas in law enforcement, the legal and judicial system , corrections, and systemwide which provide the highest potential for discrimination on the basis of race, sex, economic condition, or other characteristics.