KeywordAlaska Department of Corrections
Alaska Judicial Council
Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC)
criminal justice reform
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AbstractThe Summer/Fall 2015 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on a survey of studies 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.
Table of Contents"A Survey of Studies on Judicial Selection" by Ryan Fortson and Kristin S. Knudsen / "UAA Justice Center 40th Anniversary 1975–2015" / "UAA Justice Center Selected Milestones, 1975–2013" / "'Activating' Park Spaces in Anchorage’s Town Square Park (Research Note)" by Troy C. Payne and Daniel Reinhard / "2014 Alaska Department of Corrections Institutional Population" / "Smart Justice in Alaska" by Barbara Armstrong / "Faculty Notes" / "Alaska Justice Information Center Welcomes Staff" / "Early Online Copy of Forum"
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 32(2–3), Summer/Fall 2015
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