Browsing Vol 33 (2016) by Author "Carns, Teresa White"
Alaska Felony Sentencing Patterns: Selected FindingsCarns, 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 presumptive ranges set by the Alaska Legislature in 2005 and 2006. The study has been used by the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC), established by the legislature in 2014 to make recommendations about criminal justice reform and sentencing.
Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 33, No. 2-3. (Summer/Fall 2016) Hall, Tiffany; Armstrong, Barbara; Carns, Teresa White; Parker, Khristy; Armstrong, Barbara (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 analysis of felony sentencing patterns in Alaska in 2012–2013; outcomes of the Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) program in Bethel seen through the lens of Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets; and a farewell from Barbara Armstrong, whose eight-year tenure as editor of the Alaska Justice Forum is ending with this issue.