Browsing Alaska Justice Forum by Author "Begich, Thomas S."
Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 26, No. 4 (Winter 2010)Periman, Deborah; Rosay, André B.; Begich, Thomas S.; Carns, Teresa W. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-01-01)The Winter 2010 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum leads off with an article on a recent Ninth Circuit decision holding that a Washington state law denying felons the right to vote is a violation of the Voting Rights Act. Other articles include profiles of correctional populations in Alaska and the U.S., an update on the work of the Criminal Justice Working Group, a pilot program aimed at reducing probation revocations rates, a study of juvenile probation officer workloads, and a discussion of the Language Interpreter Center, which works to provide qualified interpreters in legal, medical, social services, and educational settings statewide.