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AbstractThe March 1979 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features the first of two articles reporting on a national symposium on police higher education; the final order of Anchorage Superior Court Judge James K. Singleton in the case of Moseley v. Beirne, a class action suit attacking conditions and overcrowding in the Southcentral Correctional Center Annex (Sixth Avenue Jail) in Anchorage; the appointment of Bill Nix as Commissioner of Public Safety; the appointment of Charles F. Campbell as Director of the Alaska Division of Corrections; and a bill to establish an intermediate court of appeals as proposed by the Alaska Court System. Also included are digests of recent Alaska Supreme Court opinions, points brought up in criminal appeals cases, and proposed legislation, and the announcement of an upcoming judicial conferences.
Table of Contents"Police Education Debate (Part 1)" by Roger V. Endell / "Judge Singleton Enters Final Order for Anchorage Jail Annex" / "Public Safety Commissioner" / "New Director of Corrections" / "Court of Appeals Proposed" / "Annual Judicial Conference" / "Opinions of Note" / "Points on Appeal" / "Proposed Legislation"
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherCriminal Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 3(3), March 1979
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