KeywordAlaska Court System
Alaska Judicial Council
fairness & access to the courts
National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
victims of crime
violence against women
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AbstractThe Winter 1994 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum examines some of the salient issues surrounding language, interaction, and legal interpretation in Alaska situations. Associated stories describe policies on interpretation in federal and state courts in Alaska and examples of errors in translation between Yup'ik and English in actual courtroom situations. A National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) report finds that more than 2.5 million women in the United States experience violence annually; although are significantly less likely to become victims of violent crime than men, women are more vulnerable to particular types of perpetrators, including intimates such as husbands or boyfriends. An Alaska Judicial Council seminar on alternative sanctions highlights the various reasons that Alaska judges may choose alternative punishments, ranging from an effort to rehabilitate the offender to a decision to hold the offender accountable, recompense the victim, or respond to overcrowding in the local jail.
Table of Contents"Legal Interpreting in Alaska" by Phyllis Morrow / "Interpreters in Alaska Courts" / "Errors in Translating" / "Translation in the Court" / "Violence Against Women (A BJS Report)" / "Alternative Punishments: A Judicial Council Seminar" by Teresa W. Carns / "Video Receives Recognition" / "Index Available"
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 10(4), Winter 1994
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