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Browsing Vols 31–current (2014–present) by Subject "Alaska Court System"

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Browsing Vols 31–current (2014–present) by Subject "Alaska Court System"

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  • Carns, Teresa White (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    This article describes selected findings from the Alaska Judicial Council's recently released report Alaska Felony Sentencing Patterns: 2012–2013. The report examines factors associated with felony sentences under new ...
  • Brandeis, Jason; Armstrong, Barbara; Chamard, Sharon; Geddes, Mary; Marz, Stacey (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-09-22)
    The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum includes articles on marijuana laws and policies, homelessness statistics for Alaska and the U.S., the newly-created Alaska Criminal Justice Commission, and the ...
  • Fortson, Ryan; Carbaugh, Jacob A.; May, Jeff D.; Kimmel, Mara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-12-17)
    The Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum is devoted primarily to issues related to tribal courts in Alaska, including how they function, measures of their effectiveness, restorative justice, and past and ...
  • Rivera, Marny; Sidmore, Patrick; Armstrong, Barbara; Periman, Deborah; Myrstol, Brad A.; Payne, Troy C. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-06-15)
    The Spring 2015 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and alcohol abuse in adulthood, limiting public access to criminal records, police–public ...
  • Hall, Tiffany; Armstrong, Barbara; Carns, Teresa White; Parker, Khristy (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    The Summer/Fall 2016 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum includes articles on the Recover Alaska intitiative to address Alaska's alcohol-related problems; therapeutic courts in Alaska; findings of the Alaska Judicial Council's ...
  • Fox, Geri; Cravez, Pamela (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018-01-16)
    [This is a transcript of a video presentation, which can be found at https://youtu.be/wYEP3wDnVVQ.] Geri Fox, Director of the Pretrial Enforcement Division of the Alaska Department of Corrections, is interviewed by Pamela ...
  • Cravez, Pamela (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018-01-16)
    Pamela Cravez, editor of the Alaska Justice Forum, gives an overview of articles in the Winter 2018 edition, which focuses on evidence-based practices that have been incorporated into Alaska's criminal justice system.
  • May, Jeff D. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-12-17)
    This article examines a community outreach program in rural Alaska whereby an Alaska Court System judge uses restorative justice principles in village sentencing hearings.
  • Marz, Stacey (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-09-22)
    The Early Resolution Program (ERP), the first program of its kind in the nation, was developed by the Alaska Court System's Family Law Self-Help Center to provide self-represented litigants in family law cases with free ...
  • Armstrong, Barbara; Periman, Deborah (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-06-15)
    A criminal record results in a number of different barriers to reentry into the community for former offenders. These barriers — also called collateral consequences — can be mitigated by reducing the extent to which ...
  • Cravez, Pamela (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018-01-16)
    Beginning January 1, 2018, judicial officers, defense attorneys, and prosecuting attorneys in all Alaska courts began to receive information from a new pretrial risk assessment tool that calculates whether a defendant is ...
  • May, Jeff D. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-12-17)
    An exploration of the principles behind using restorative justice as an alternate form of sentencing in criminal cases, with a focus particularly on how restorative justice might be of benefit in rural Alaska. Includes a ...
  • Fortson, Ryan; Knudsen, Kristin S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-09-01)
    The Alaska legislature is considering a bill — Senate Joint Resolution 3 — that would put before voters a state constitutional amendment to change the composition of the Alaska Judicial Council and the way its members are ...
  • Fortson, Ryan; Carbaugh, Jacob A. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-12-17)
    This article examines empirical studies that have been conducted on the effectiveness of tribal courts, both in terms of reduction in recidivism and participant attitudes, and a look at some of the challenges to implementing ...
  • Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-23)
    Therapeutic courts — often called “problem-solving courts” or “wellness courts” — have been a growing component of the U.S. court system since the 1990s. This article provides an overview of the development of Alaska Court ...

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