The Winter 2016 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features articles on approaches to evidence-based criminal justice reform and recidivism reduction in Alaska, sexual misconduct and sexual violence as perceived by students at University of Alaska Anchorage, and an initiatve to make Alaska and national public health data available online.

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  • Justice Reinvestment Report

    Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
    This article summarizes the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission's recommendations for criminal justice reform in Alaska included in the Commission's Justice Reinvestment Report released in December 2015.
  • Criminal Justice Reform and Recidivism Reduction

    Myrstol, Brad A.; Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
    This article briefly examines evidence-based approach to policymaking in criminal justice and the two conceptual pillars that serve as the foundation of this strategy: effectiveness and efficiency. The article also describes the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, a “smart justice” approach to reducing recidivism under the auspices of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, that is being led in Alaska by the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC), housed in the UAA Justice Center.
  • Informed Alaskans Initiative: Public Health Data in Alaska

    Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
    This article describes the national and state public health data made available online through the Alaska Division of Public Health's Informed Alaskans Initiative.
  • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 32, No. 4 (Winter 2016)

    Myrstol, Brad A.; Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
    The Winter 2016 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features articles on approaches to evidence-based criminal justice reform and recidivism reduction in Alaska, and an initiatve to make Alaska and national public health data available online.